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Analytics - Not As Far Behind As You Fear?
Thursday, 6th November 2014
Contrary to popular belief, everyone probably isn't ahead of you in adopting big data. In fact most enterprises are still struggling, not least because they still seem to think that, with so much data at their disposal, they don't need to worry about every little flaw, and that technology will eliminate the need for data integration. Collecting stuff faster than they can sort it seems to be a key problem, and it can't be solved by exclusive reliance on data scientists. Old fashioned activities like taxonomy still have their role to play - and the competition regulators' interest in the few big data leaders suggests that the prize is well worth the effort.
Using Taxonomies to Harness the Power of Unstructured Big Data and Develop New Insights
Monday, 27th October 2014
Taxonomy development expert Helen Clegg shares her insights into unstructured data and how it can be acquired and structured. She discusses the importance of text-mining tools, algorithms and taxonomies - as well as emphasising the essential part that knowledge workers play in information discovery.
InfoDesk Eases the Push of Relevant Real-Time Content
Friday, 24th October 2014
InfoDesk is a content integration and information management solution company with an emphasis on current awareness content delivery. The company defines itself as content neutral, meaning it will integrate any electronic content to provide organisations with a custom search and content delivery system that makes the most of their information assets.
FreePint Report: Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite
Wednesday, 22nd October 2014
InfoDesk offers real-time content delivery to enterprise customers when and where they need it at the individual, team, department and organisational level. To accomplish this feat much attention is paid to customer needs relating to topic, sources, delivery preferences and curated content for...
Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite (Value - Competitors, Development & Pricing)
Monday, 20th October 2014
In the final part of her review of the InfoDesk suite of products for information management and current awareness knowledge tasks, Constance Ard reflects on the value the products offer users, setup requirements, and delves into product development plans. She also gives her view on competitive products.
Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite (Technology - InfoWatch, InfoAlert, InfoMonitor)
Thursday, 16th October 2014
In the fourth part of her review of the InfoDesk suite, Constance Ard looks at how InfoWatch and InfoAlert deliver relevant content to users when, where and how they need it. She also examines the technology underpinning InfoMonitor, which provides daily competitive intelligence and custom reports.
Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite (Technology - InfoViewer)
Tuesday, 14th October 2014
In the third part of her review of the InfoDesk suite, Constance Ard reports on InfoViewer, which allows real-time display of information and the easy curation, customisation and publication of content. She also introduces the iPublish editing and publishing tool.
Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite (Sources - Content & Coverage)
Thursday, 9th October 2014
InfoViewer from InfoDesk gets information workers the right information, when they need it most. The company's products provide content-neutral aggregating and integrating of licensed and open access data, and other electronic content, disregarding boundaries. Reviewer Constance Ard looks at the variety of sources and rich media which can be included and curation options available.
Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite (Introduction; Contact Details)
Wednesday, 8th October 2014
In the first part of her review, Constance Ard introduces InfoDesk and the suite of products which allows organisations to make the most of content investments, as well as open web and social media sources. She provides an overview of InfoViewer, InfoWatch, InfoAlert and InfoMonitor.
Introducing Delve - Improving Interaction with Information in Office 365
Monday, 22nd September 2014
The way we search for and find information has changed significantly over the last 10 years, not just because of the advent of new technologies and an increasing focus on mobile technologies but also because of the amount of information we're both creating and having to manage. This trend has led to many companies looking at ways to make finding information easier. The latest company to jump on the "information discovery bandwagon" is Microsoft with the introduction of a new search tool called "Delve".
Managing Your Intranet Search
Wednesday, 3rd September 2014
James Mullan discusses what intranet managers should be doing to improve the search within their intranet, looking at options from tailored search to one size fits all.
Product Review of Innography (Technology - Innography Explorer; FreePint's View)
Wednesday, 13th August 2014
The seventh part of Cathy Chiba's review of Innography examines Innography Explorer, the application for R&D teams and technical decision-makers, which provides features for secure collaboration as well as workflow templates for idea validation and invention disclosure preparation. She also gives FreePint's View of Advanced Analysis and Innography Explorer.
The Role of Technology in Information Retrieval - FreePint for Biopharma Professionals
Tuesday, 12th August 2014
Yulia Aspinall examines the importance of technology in assisting users in finding, storing, using & archiving information. She looks at key tools and technologies which make information retrieval more efficient for those in the biopharma sphere, including custom taxonomies, single information repositories and specialist content discovery solutions.
FreePint Report: Making Information Visible in Pharmaceutical Companies
Wednesday, 2nd July 2014
Robin Neidorf reports on FreePint research into how pharmaceutical companies approach information discovery and intranet optimisation. Research covered facets such as budget used towards resource discovery, satisfaction with approaches to discovery, and the varying definitions of "discovery"....
Areas of Focus for Information Discovery in Pharmaceutical Companies
Monday, 30th June 2014
Information discovery behaviour in pharmaceutical companies is under the spotlight in FreePint's recent research. Robin Neidorf highlights the key findings, from identifying those departments which most require discovery services, to best practice in use of social tools for discovery, and priority areas for development.
Tackling Discovery and Search - Relevant FreePint Resources
Friday, 27th June 2014
Summary of FreePint resources on discovery and search, covering: news & social media, intranets & browsers, grey literature & non-text content, and examples of specific tools.
Towards a Single Environment for News Streaming - Relevant FreePint Resources
Wednesday, 25th June 2014
As we announce the launch of the upcoming FreePint Topic Series: Making Information Visible, Robin Neidorf provides a summary of FreePint resources on news streaming, discovery and managing & aggregating alerts from both paid and free sources.
Making Information Visible in Pharmaceutical Companies
Wednesday, 25th June 2014
Robin Neidorf reports on FreePint research into how pharmaceutical companies approach information discovery and intranet optimisation. Research covered facets such as budget used towards resource discovery, satisfaction with approaches to discovery, and the varying definitions of "discovery".
Net Neutrality or a Two-Tier Internet?
Monday, 2nd June 2014
With the issue of net neutrality in the news once again, Sophie Alexander looks at the recent decisions of the European Parliament and the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and explores some of the possible implications for consumers and smaller businesses if higher fees are charged for higher speeds.
DiscoverOrg: Quality Data on IT Sales Prospects - Guaranteed
Friday, 23rd May 2014
DiscoverOrg is an award winning web-based sales and marketing intelligence tool supporting those targeting IT prospects. DiscoverOrg has a number of valuable features and reviewer Jan Knight highlights two of the best.