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Robin Neidorf Legal purchasing in the UK - needs and trends
30th November 2020

Jinfo has been surveying the UK's top law firms in relation to their purchasing needs for more than 10 years. In the first of a three-part report, we take a look at this year's results, which reflects the significant impact of M&A activities within the industry. We look specifically at user comfort, integration of a product into their workflows and vendor relationships.

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Mary Laskowski Product review of InfoNgen (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
27th November 2020

In the final part of Jinfo's product review of InfoNgen, a semantic web discovery platform that provides content discovery and text analytics solutions, we look at the help and training available, including the addition of its new full-service support portal. We also identify its competitors, including Digimind Intelligence, Market Logic, and Northern Light's SinglePoint as well as Nexis Newsdesk and Dow Jones' Factiva.

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Mary Laskowski Product review of InfoNgen (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts and administration)
26th November 2020

In the third part of Jinfo's product review of InfoNgen, a semantic web discovery platform that provides content discovery and text analytics solutions, we look at its new user interface and latest search features. We also find out about its advanced sentiment analysis feature, its new mobile app and administrative rights.

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Mary Laskowski Product review of InfoNgen (sources - content and coverage)
25th November 2020

In part two of Jinfo's product review of InfoNgen, a semantic web discovery platform that provides content discovery and text analytics solutions, we look at its vast number of sources, ranging from company and industry information to blogs and social media websites. We also explore its use of natural language processing and machine learning.

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Mary Laskowski Product review of InfoNgen (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
24th November 2020

InfoNgen is a semantic web discovery platform that provides content discovery and text analytics solutions for a wide range of industries. In this first part of our updated review we take a look at the company and product, and its key advantages. We also find out what's changed since our last review in 2018 and focus on future development plans.

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Steve Bynghall Evaluating information products: Step four - Outcome and learning points
24th November 2020

In this last article in a series of five, we look at the output of the final evaluation stage of the project. It covers aggregating and analysing data, and presenting recommendations and learning points. As with the previous articles, we use the example of a comprehensive comparative analysis of patent research projects conducted by the InfoCenter at Cargill and present activities and examples of best practice.

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Steve Bynghall Evaluating information products: Step three - Testing the products
23rd November 2020

In this fourth article in a series of five on the product evaluation process, we look at what needs to be done to test the products. We look at how to identify a list of products, how to create an initial review of them, as well as user testing of the products and capturing data. We focus on a comparative analysis of patent research projects conducted by the InfoCenter at Cargill, along with activities and examples of best practice.

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Steve Bynghall Evaluating information products: Step two - Design
20th November 2020

In this third article in a series of five, we look at what needs to be done to lay the foundations for a successful evaluation process. We look at how to get participants involved and develop criteria for testing and documentation. We focus on a comparative analysis of patent research products conducted by the InfoCenter at Cargill, along with activities and examples of best practice.

 

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Steve Bynghall Evaluating information products: Step one - Scoping and laying the foundation
19th November 2020

In this second article in a series of five, we look at what needs to be done to lay the foundations for a successful evaluation process. This includes defining the business need and planning the project methodology. We demonstrate this using the example of a comprehensive comparative analysis of patent research products conducted by the InfoCenter at Cargill.

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Steve Bynghall Evaluating information products: Introduction
18th November 2020

In the introduction to a five-part series of articles, we look at the steps involved in laying the foundations for a successful evaluation process. This includes how to evaluate comparative products and sources, and factors impacting product evaluation. By way of example, we look at the value of following a set process and evaluating patent search products at Cargill.

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