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June 16, 2021

Competitive Intelligence: Expectation Versus Reality

Maybe you’ve long resigned yourself to the “fact” that competitive intelligence is meant to be complicated and tedious. Maybe even confusing at times. After all, spending hours on Google and collecting information together from a variety of disparate sources is part of the job, right? And that means accepting that some types of information are too hard to find, and that the data you do come across isn’t...

June 15, 2021

3 Ways Patent Data Can Improve Your Competitive Intelligence

Companies today thrive on the strength of their intellectual property (IP) portfolio. And if you want to outpace everyone else in your market, you need an in-depth and accurate understanding of not just your own patents—but those of your competitors as well. To do so, you’ll have to find a way to access and consume high-quality patent datasets that you can use for thorough patent and competitor analyses. In...

June 10, 2021

3 Signs That Your Media Monitoring Tool is Underperforming

With an average of four million news articles and social media posts published every day, PR professionals are working harder than ever to navigate the current media climate and its limitless stream of content. Since time is of the essence, let’s cut to the chase. While there are an abundance of media monitoring tools available, chances are your current platform is not working as hard as it could be. You may not...

June 10, 2021

3 Signs That Your Media Monitoring Tool is Underperforming

With an average of four million news articles and social media posts published every day, PR professionals are working harder than ever to navigate the current media climate and its limitless stream of content. Since time is of the essence, let’s cut to the chase. While there are an abundance of media monitoring tools available, chances are your current platform is not working as hard as it could be. You may not...

June 09, 2021

What Is Nexis for Competitive Intelligence?

If you’re a research executive, strategist, or anyone else responsible for your company’s competitive intelligence analytics, you know the drill: You spend hours scrolling through Google search results and various content sources to collect raw data; tracking down hard-to-find information, such as private company data, legal information, patent filings, and more; having to parse and clean the data you do...

June 03, 2021

Strengthening Your Data Science Program? See How a Self-Service Data Discovery & Analysis Solution Like Nexis® Data Lab for Academic Helps

Data scientists represent one of the most in-demand careers today. As Towards Data Science noted earlier this year, demand for data science jobs has climbed 650% in the past decade. It’s a key driver behind the growth of Data Science programs at universities across the country—and there’s no sign of a slowdown. “To be a successful company in the 21st century,” said the article, “you...

June 02, 2021

Nexis for Competitive Intelligence: A New Platform by Nexis That Works With Your Workflow

Nexis for Competitive Intelligence , is a next-level competitive analysis platform that allows users to quickly and easily compare key business indicators—such as financials, news, M&A activity and more—for up to six companies, all in a single workspace and with a few clicks. It doesn’t replace your carefully crafted workflow, but it does complement it, allowing you to collect findings, add context...

May 26, 2021

6 Reasons Why Your University Should Take Advantage of Nexis Data as a Service (DaaS)

What’s the one thing everyone in your academic institution—from professor and student to faculty member and researcher—have in common? They all rely on data. Coursework, lesson planning, research projects, fundraising campaigns, and a myriad of other academic and educational applications demand access to unique, historical content. Nexis Data as a Service (DaaS) excels at providing academic institutions...

May 21, 2021

How Data as a Service (DaaS) Improves Business Intelligence and Academic Research

Data as a Service (DaaS) feeds complementary content directly into a user’s existing AI applications, research tools, and business intelligence platforms. With DaaS, a business can discover actionable insights on data that might have otherwise been unavailable. An academic institution can accelerate research projects and increase donor contributions through targeted campaigns that use accurate, up-to-date donor...

May 21, 2021

Fundraising on the Fast Track: 4 Features in Nexis® for Development Professionals that Enable Faster Insights from Donor Research

This time last year, many non-profits and foundations anticipated major fundraising shortfalls given the economic turmoil caused by the global pandemic. Many individual organizations did struggle due to a decline in donations or increased demand—sometimes both. Yet when 2020 wound down, the numbers told a different story. The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that giving rose by more than 10% over 2019 numbers,...

May 20, 2021

It’s Academic: Nexis® Data Lab Lets Data Scientists to Move from Inferences to Insights—All in One Place

As interest in data science degrees continues to grow, universities need to arm faculty members and students with best-in-class tools for deep dive exploration of data. is a smart approach. It starts with a trusted source of news data that librarians, professors and students turn to already for academic research—Nexis Uni. This powerful library database features thousands of authoritative news content aggregated...

May 18, 2021

6 Benefits of Protecting Your Brand Reputation with Nexis Data as a Service (DaaS)

A key part of protecting your brand requires knowing when negative news is about to drop. After all, the more heads-up you get, the more time you have to plan a response and coordinate your efforts. To make the most of that time, you need a quick and efficient way to know about negative news the second it happens. Of course, that’s easier said than done. We live in a 24/7 world of never-ending news cycles and...

May 18, 2021

Five Reasons to Explore a Hassle-Free Nexis Newsdesk Trial

One Minute to Unlock One Week’s Worth of Premium Media Intelligence When it comes to information overload, there is perhaps no greater offender than the World Wide Web. Yet, market researchers and analysts across the globe rely on extensive internet searches to gauge competitors, explore new markets and conduct due diligence. While there are plenty of platforms that aggregate vast amounts of intelligence, not...

May 12, 2021

8 Ways to Use Alternative Data to Improve Your Financial and Data Modeling

It’s true. When you gain access to a wealth of clean and accurate alternative data, you can greatly improve your financial modeling and predictive analytics. But before we get into the how , let’s back up a second and define the what . Alternative data is content that’s generated in numerous ways . F rom sensors that capture geo-location data and satellites that take snapshots of weather patterns to...

May 10, 2021

How to Choose the Right Data Provider for Your Predictive Analytics

“Predictive analytics models are only as good as the data that goes into them,” notes Heather Lewis, Solutions Manager for Data as a Service at LexisNexis. In this mini-webinar now available on demand, Heather discusses the critical role data plays in predictive analytics—and reveals the most pressing questions you should ask any potential data vendor to ensure you’re getting the greater context...

May 07, 2021

Global Stories, Regional Perspectives: Using the Newly Available BBC World Service Content in Nexis® to Inform Business & Academic Research

Our latest Content Publisher Spotlight introduces— BBC World Service . Content from the internationally recognized multimedia broadcaster complements the extensive news, company, and legal sources already available in Nexis® . BBC’s award-winning language services deliver a wealth of news, information and analysis. Covering political, social, and cultural issues, science, technology, and sports around...

May 05, 2021

6 Ways Corporate Data as a Service Can Improve CRM Hygiene and Business Insights

Your business relies on data for pretty much everything —from researching potential new opportunities to ensuring compliance. In other words, y our entire operation hinges on data, which is why the type of data you’re using, the quality of that data, and how up to date that data is remains forever linked to the success and long-term sustainability of your company. Nexis Data as a Service ( DaaS ) provides...

May 04, 2021

X Marks the Spot: Discover a Treasure Trove of B2B Contacts with Salutary Data ... Now Available for Business & Academic Research

Gregg Thaler, Director of Strategic ISV Alliances at Adobe, and confessed CRM data quality junkie, has said that “Contact data ages like fish not wine…it gets worse as it gets older, not better.” The quote might earn a few chuckles, but no one can deny the point he’s making. Whether you are depending on B2B contact information to power sales or are gathering competitive intelligence to inform...

April 30, 2021

How to Improve Your IP Competitive Intelligence with Patents Data

We’ve all heard the saying many times before, but these days it feels more appropriate than ever: The only constant is change. Innovations in technology and disruptive intellectual property (IP) are redefining markets and taking the economy in new directions at breakneck speed. And that makes understanding the strengths of your own IP portfolio—and how it stacks up with the patenting activity of your competitors—all...

April 28, 2021

4 Ways Universities Can Empower Data Scientists Across Their Institutions with Enriched Data from Nexis® Data as a Service

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the number of job openings related to data science will grow to 11.5 million by 2026. Is it any wonder that universities are rapidly expanding their curricula to meet demand? Srinivasan Parthasarathy, co-director of Ohio State University's data analytics program , notes that “Companies have the means to generate and collect huge amounts of data, but...

April 26, 2021

6 Ways Risk Managers Benefit from Using Data as a Service for Risk Management

When it comes to the data you’re using for your predictive modeling and risk management, you can’t afford to leave anything to chance. You need as much visibility as possible into any and all potential risks regarding your company’s reputation, regulatory compliance, and financial or strategic decisions. And that requires fast and reliable access to high-quality datasets. Nexis Data as a Service (DaaS...

April 20, 2021

5 Ways to Improve Your Next Data Science or Analytics Project Using Data as a Service

If there was one stat that data scientists wish they could overlook, it would probably be this one: Data scientists spend up to 80% of their time finding, cleaning, and organizing data. And that means there’s very little time (not to mention energy) left over to focus on the actual data analysis and interpretation that’s crucial to data science. Luckily, Nexis Data as a Service (DaaS) takes care of the data...

April 15, 2021

4 Benefits You Can Achieve with Datasets from Nexis Data as a Service (DaaS)

Quantity is just as important as quality. And with Nexis Data as a Service (DaaS), you gain access to high-quality datasets available in a quantity you won’t find anywhere else. We help our clients around the globe connect to and use text-based data they need to enhance academic research and enterprise analytics. In fact, our unmatched breadth and depth of data ensure you can get the precise content you require...

April 13, 2021

Answer These 5 Questions to Help Choose the Best Due Diligence Tool for Your Business

At the 2020 World Economic Forum, Kevin Hewitt, Chairman of the EMEA region of FTI Consulting, shared survey results of 2,200 executives from private and publicly traded companies across all G-20 countries. The topic? Risk and resilience. In what now feels like a moment of second sight, Hewitt commented , “It is not a matter of if a company will face an inflection point or crisis, but when it will happen—meaning...

April 09, 2021

4 Ways to Take Advantage of Our APIs for Fast Access to Curated, Relevant Datasets

APIs are all about access—and we provide multiple API options that allow you to embed the same high-quality data that legal and business professionals have relied on for more than 45 years. With Nexis Data as a Service ( DaaS ), you can use any one of our APIs to access enriched, normalized data that’s been curated to meet your exact needs. All the while, you maintain complete control over how that data is...