Update your Research Skills with these Tips
Posted on 07-12-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Today’s information age has created a common misconception about research: you can find anything you want easily because information is everywhere. The problem, however, is that ever-present information can actually make it more challenging to find what you’re seeking. Do you start wide... Read More

When a Patent is More than a Patent: Uncovering the Real Value of Targeted Content
Posted on 06-27-2018 by Korinne Bressler

It’s easy to take certain types of content at face value and quickly dismiss them as something that does not have direct implication for your organization. One example is patent content. Unless you’re focused on ensuring your R&D budgets are allocated in truly unique areas, you may ask... Read More

Journalistic Excellence: Tips for Today’s Investigative Reporters
Posted on 06-12-2018 by Korinne Bressler

According to Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism along with the University of Oxford in a study of global online news consumers, more than half of all online users across the 36 countries interviewed (54 percent) say they use social media as a source of news each week. This ranges from up to... Read More

3 Keys to Understanding the Millennial Mindset on Real Estate
Posted on 06-07-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Millennials ... are you ready for them? Pew Research projects that by next year, Millennials will overtake Baby Boomers as the largest generation in the United States. What’s more, half of today’s homeowners are under the age of 36, based on a consumer-housing-trends report from Zillow. With... Read More

Unlocking the Power of Data for Your Organization: Leveraging Insights for Better Decision Making and Real Growth
Posted on 05-18-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Data scientists are playing an increasingly important role in organizations – from introducing new technologies like AI and machine learning to harnessing the power of the large amounts of information that often already exist inside company walls. And as the ability to generate and leverage data... Read More

How Deep Research Helped Identify a Serial Predator
Posted on 05-08-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Four decades after the notorious Golden State Killer’s crime wave ends, a 72-year-old suspect is wheeled into a Sacramento courtroom, thanks to an investigator’s unswerving determination over 24 years. While it may sound like a movie pitch—and perhaps it will hit the big screen someday—the... Read More

How to Create Research Insights that your Team can Easily Use
Posted on 04-17-2018 by Korinne Bressler

No matter what your business, today’s customers expect content. They want to trust their business partners to be experts in the services and solutions they provide, and one of the most accepted and expected ways to earn that trust is through content. How can you be sure you’re generating... Read More

4 Strategies for Transforming Data into Insights that Drive Change
Posted on 04-04-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Whether you’re a data scientist or an insurance industry analyst, data is a critical part of your life. There are more and more data sources to choose from; simultaneously, organizations are demanding more from their data. It’s not enough to provide individual statistics. Today, businesses... Read More

Five Tips to Increase the Power of Your Donation Requests
Posted on 03-01-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Was 2017 the year you reached all your donor support and fund development goals? If you answered yes, congratulations! But if you’re like most development professionals, you probably feel there is always more you can do to be successful. From growing your major donor list to creating targeted campaigns... Read More

Going for Gold: Research Can Help Investments Pay Off in the Winter Games
Posted on 02-20-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Every four years, the world turns its attention to the winter or summer games, hoping to be inspired by stories of struggle and strife, triumph and personal success. This also means that global brands are ramping up to spend advertising dollars in the hopes of achieving a myriad of goals: better awareness... Read More

Want better Research Insights? Do these 3 Things...
Posted on 02-12-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Ready to remove the roadblocks to real results in 2018? It’s simpler than you think. As you plan for this year, you know that your customers are going to want financial insights that help them grow. But how do you ensure you’re giving them what they need to make better decisions? The first... Read More

3 Easy Research Steps to Minimize Social Media Panic
Posted on 02-01-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Are your executives, clients or other stakeholders in an uproar because of something they read on social media—that ultimately turned out to be untrue? And do you have to add extra research to your workload to help counteract the frenzy? If so, you’re not alone. In a recent Newsweek... Read More

3 Actions to take this Year to Become more Confident in your Research
Posted on 01-04-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Being prepared is not just a motto, but a way of life, according to the Boy Scouts of America: “Being prepared means having the ability to deal with the many tough challenges life presents—that’s what Scouting is all about.” The same motto is true across almost every scouting... Read More

Will These 3 Fundraising Trends Stick Around in 2018?
Posted on 12-27-2017 by susan.lawson-dawson@lexisnexis.com

The year is winding down, but for non-profits and universities, the planning for 2018 fundraising has already begun. Understanding trends and challenges can enable you to drive engagement more efficiently and effectively. Before we start predicting what trends will impact development professionals next... Read More

Four Strategies to Meet Your Year-End Fundraising Goals
Posted on 12-15-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

Everybody in the fundraising world knows the importance of December in any nonprofit campaign, but especially when it comes to year-end goals. The majority of donations are made in the last month of the year, and so using this to the advantage of your campaign to give it that extra boost before bringing... Read More

2 Reasons to Watch for Fake News in Your Research
Posted on 12-05-2017 by Korinne Bressler

A war was started over fake news. Granted, what we now call ‘fake news’ was called ‘yellow journalism’ back in the 1890’s—and the Spanish-American War cannot be laid solely at the feet of media muckrakers. But following the explosion of a U.S. Navy battleship off the... Read More

The Three Big Risks of Missing information
Posted on 11-28-2017 by Korinne Bressler

Making sound business decisions requires a significant amount of research and information gathering. Without knowing the history of a company or the market trends of the industry, your company can be exposed to liability concerns, reputational risks and financial losses. 1. Liability Pharmaceutical... Read More

Want to Start a Blog? 4 Must-Do’s from Passion to Research
Posted on 11-14-2017 by Korinne Bressler

We all consume, share and create content throughout the day…hundreds of pieces, but you live and breathe information. You are an expert and if you are an expert in a topic, you might want to put your thoughts out there, join the conversation and build up your reputation in the field. Not everyone... Read More

The Repercussions of the Media Missing Background Information
Posted on 10-05-2017 by Korinne Bressler

In 1988, a game show contestant named “Patrick Quinn” won $58,000 on “Super Password.” Later it was revealed that “Patrick Quinn” was actually Kerry Dee Ketchum, a real-life fugitive who was wanted in multiple states in the United States. A viewer tipped off police... Read More

The Surprising Cost of Free- From Lunch to Research
Posted on 09-26-2017 by Korinne Bressler

From an early age, we hear phrases like, “ There’s no such thing as a free lunch ,” “Free comes at a price” and “Nothing is free.” These sayings capture the truth that there are few things in life that are truly given at no cost—there are usually strings... Read More

Here’s What Libraries Brought To The Eclipse 2017 Party
Posted on 08-25-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

It’s not often that college students embrace an early start to the day, but this week’s rare solar eclipse brought out the early birds at Oregon State University, which had ringside seats as the sun began its path of totality across the U.S. As one of 30 NASA Space Grant universities across... Read More

Don't Let Poor Quality or Missing Information Influence Your Next Business Decision
Posted on 08-11-2017 by Korinne Bressler

The term “fake news” is the new normal in today’s landscape, but decisions that fall flat based on poor quality or missing information are nothing new in the business world. While some professionals have a nose for sniffing out details that may not prove to be valid, it can be challenging... Read More

Students Explore A New Generation of Research
Posted on 07-27-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

From the beginning, student opinion has been a big factor in the development of the new Nexis Uni ™ student research platform. As the product continues to grow and evolve, researchers at Nexis Uni have been hard at work talking to students around the country to capture what they need in a research... Read More

The Evolution of Fake News
Posted on 07-13-2017 by Korinne Bressler

News (n(y)o͞oz) Noun Newly received or noteworthy information, especially about recent or important events. Have you ever shared a story of the latest ‘news’ that you heard from a friend, saw in a grocery store check-out line or spotted on social media? Let’s face it: We’ve... Read More

10 Tips for Real Estate Research Efficiency
Posted on 06-28-2017 by Korinne Bressler

If you are a real estate professional, you know that having information is crucial to growing your business. Using open web can be suitable for finding on-the-surface info, but it won’t reveal the full picture that you need the most win new business, such as: exclusive contact data, market analytics... Read More