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September 10, 2021
Improving your ESG Intelligence with Power Topics from Nexis DaaS

Improving your ESG Intelligence with Power Topics from Nexis DaaS

Environment, social, and governance (ESG) scores are becoming increasingly important in the business world. From getting approved for a loan to navigating a merger or acquisition, a company’s ESG score—which indicates how well it’s performing on a whole host of environmental, societal, and leadership issues such as hiring practices—can very well be the deciding factor for a financial institution...

September 07, 2021
Intelligence Accelerated: The Evolution of CI

Intelligence Accelerated: The Evolution of CI

Let’s face it: Competitive intelligence (CI) is about as close as the business world gets to peering into a crystal ball. Yet for as challenging as it can be, the process of collecting and analyzing information, gaining insight into market dynamics, learning from past industry disruptions, anticipating competitor moves and dispassionately exploiting market shifts is downright fun — if you know what to look...

August 31, 2021
Rethinking Research: 4 Features (Besides Being a Premium Content Source) that Put Nexis Head-and-Shoulders Above the Competition

Rethinking Research: 4 Features (Besides Being a Premium Content Source) that Put Nexis Head-and-Shoulders Above the Competition

The great American storyteller Mark Twain once wrote, “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” The same is true about the importance of choosing the right tool to make complex business research easier . You don’t need a search engine; you need a research engine that’s turbo...

August 27, 2021
3 Capabilities to Adopt for Improved Media Intelligence

3 Capabilities to Adopt for Improved Media Intelligence

The path to optimized and beneficial media intelligence can be a difficult one to find. The avalanche of incoming news and social commentary grows bigger by the way. And the more media you’re expected to monitor and analyze, the less effective your media intelligence efforts can become. Unless, of course, you have a solid media analytics foundation in place with the tools and capabilities needed to overcome the...

August 25, 2021
3 Types of Research That Benefit from Nexis Solutions Product Suite

3 Types of Research That Benefit from Nexis Solutions Product Suite

When you think of research, you probably don’t get a warm and fuzzy feeling inside. That’s because the idea of pouring through books, spreadsheets, newspapers, documents, and all kinds of digital information—presented in a myriad of different formats and in various states of cleanliness—isn’t always a pleasant one. But here’s the good news: While research can be tedious, it doesn’t...

August 23, 2021
How to Improve Academic Research for Students and Educators in Higher Learning

How to Improve Academic Research for Students and Educators in Higher Learning

A digital platform for the next generation of academic and professional researchers Our Nexis solutions excel at making relevant and enriched data quickly and easily accessible to anyone who needs it. And when we say “anyone,” we don’t just mean business decision-makers and lawyers; we provide reputable sources of information to students, educators, and university faculty members for all kinds of academic...

August 16, 2021
No Re-Formatting Required: Move Quickly from CI Search to Insight Sharing with Nexis® for Competitive Intelligence

No Re-Formatting Required: Move Quickly from CI Search to Insight Sharing with Nexis® for Competitive Intelligence

“In this rapidly changing and volatile world, the expectations required of those in the intelligence discipline are high—knowledge of the hidden and foreknowledge of the unpredictable,” wrote Edward Waltz in Knowledge Management in the Intelligence Enterprise . It’s no mean feat given the volume of data CI professionals need to search , compare and organize and then there’s still the need...

August 12, 2021
Stitch Together a Complete Picture of the Competitive Landscape with the Pin Feature in Nexis® for Competitive Intelligence

Stitch Together a Complete Picture of the Competitive Landscape with the Pin Feature in Nexis® for Competitive Intelligence

Are you frustrated with a highly fragmented and time-intensive CI workflow? Searching high and low for disparate types of information. Trying to connect the dots to capture actionable insights about competitors. And you still must find time to organize what you’ve discovered to share with decision makers. Nexis® for Competitive Intelligence helps CI professionals overcome these challenges by uniting four key...

August 09, 2021
How to Achieve Enhanced Due Diligence & Risk Monitoring with Nexis

How to Achieve Enhanced Due Diligence & Risk Monitoring with Nexis

Risk professionals often ask our data specialists how data and technology can help them improve their due diligence efforts and proactively mitigate emerging risks. The reality is that due diligence can be cumbersome and risk monitoring is a full-time job, especially in today’s fast-paced digital world. The risk landscape is constantly evolving, compounded by a 24/7/365 news cycle. And traditional approaches to...

August 02, 2021
Looking for a 360-Degree View of the Competitive Landscape? Find it with Nexis® for Competitive Intelligence

Looking for a 360-Degree View of the Competitive Landscape? Find it with Nexis® for Competitive Intelligence

What does your competitive intelligence workflow look like? If you’re like many CI professionals, you use a variety of tools—old school frameworks like SWOT analysis and Porter’s Five Forces to data-driven digital technologies. Just as efficient search is one piece of the CI puzzle, your ability to capture a 360-degree view of competitors is another—and Nexis® for Competitive Intelligence is...

July 30, 2021
Work Smarter, Not Harder: 3 Behind-the-Scenes Ways Power Search Revs Up Business Research Using LexisNexis® SmartIndexing Technology™

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 3 Behind-the-Scenes Ways Power Search Revs Up Business Research Using LexisNexis® SmartIndexing Technology™

What happens when your go-to business research platform leverages supervised machine learning and human expertise to power searches? The easy answer is more relevant results, but the story begins much earlier. More than a decade ago, LexisNexis® recognized that filtering through massive amounts of news and company information was a time-killer for information professionals—and LexisNexis® SmartIndexing Technology™...

July 26, 2021
Start Your CI Research Off on the Right Foot with 3X the Content— All in One Place—with Nexis® for Competitive Intelligence

Start Your CI Research Off on the Right Foot with 3X the Content— All in One Place—with Nexis® for Competitive Intelligence

The expression “going down the rabbit hole” may date back to 1865, but anyone who has searched for competitive intelligence on the open web—today’s version of “Wonderland”—likely knows that feeling. The search for timely, relevant information can lead to unexpected places and questionable content, especially if you’re relying on the wrong tools. In fact, a SCIP survey found...

July 21, 2021
3 Ways the New Nexis® Entity Search API Can Help Streamline & Tailor Adverse News Checks to Your Organization's Specific Concerns

3 Ways the New Nexis® Entity Search API Can Help Streamline & Tailor Adverse News Checks to Your Organization's Specific Concerns

Risk is weighing heavy on the minds of CEOs this year, according to the PWC annual global survey of business leaders. While PWC anticipates that "Digitization, an important lifeline for businesses during the pandemic, will probably be the engine for a return to health growth," the survey results also highlight that CEOs expect “somewhat” or “significantly increased” risk across a widening...

July 19, 2021
How to Improve Your ESG Intelligence with Nexis DaaS

How to Improve Your ESG Intelligence with Nexis DaaS

In another blog post, we defined what an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) score is and the importance of understanding all the factors that are used in its calculation. A key takeaway from that blog post—which can be read here —is that ESG scores are increasingly being taken into consideration by external and internal stakeholders for financial loan approvals, mergers and acquisitions, and all kinds...

July 16, 2021
Source Spotlight: 3 Reasons to Seek Out NPR's Cutting-Edge Content available across LexisNexis® products, including Nexis® and Nexis Uni®

Source Spotlight: 3 Reasons to Seek Out NPR's Cutting-Edge Content available across LexisNexis® products, including Nexis® and Nexis Uni®

Whether you’re looking for business insights into the latest trends, commentary from the national and local Washington D.C. political desk, or cultural context about an event in the past, National Public Radio (NPR) deserves a spot on your go-to source list. In describing its “mission to work in partnership with Member Stations to create a more informed public – one challenged and invigorated by deeper...

July 14, 2021
What Is Nexis Newswire?

What Is Nexis Newswire?

In another blog post we listed four ways to improve meaningful traffic to your press releases. In other words, we highlighted what PR professionals can do to ensure that their company’s press releases are better distributed to their target audience, versus a “cast a wide net approach” that attempts to prioritize quantity over quality. For the sake of this blog post, here’s a quick reminder of the...

July 09, 2021
4 Ways to Increase Your Press Release Traffic

4 Ways to Increase Your Press Release Traffic

PR professionals are charged with increasing their company’s brand awareness, spreading the word regarding its latest news, and improving or maintaining its overall reputation. Doing so means PR professionals need to get press releases in front of as many targeted audience members as possible—and at just the right time. But that’s easier said than done. Press releases are far too often buried on subdomains...

July 06, 2021
How to Improve Your ESG Score Using Big Data

How to Improve Your ESG Score Using Big Data

For analysts, governing bodies, and even consumers, a company is no longer considered successful or reputable based solely on its profits or how innovative its services are. External and internal stakeholders—from clients and employees to investors and government regulators—increasingly want to know how a company stacks up across a whole range of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. And that...

June 29, 2021
What Is LexisNexis PatentSight?

What Is LexisNexis PatentSight?

LexisNexis PatentSight is a scoring system that takes a highly scientific approach to analyzing patent data in conjunction with a variety of other datasets. Its capabilities and features work to give you a more informed, highly accurate assessment of an intellectual property (IP) portfolio’s strengths and weaknesses. Here’s a quick overview of how that’s possible. The patents that make up a company’s...

June 23, 2021
4 Factors to Consider Before Purchasing Competitive Intelligence Tools and Services

4 Factors to Consider Before Purchasing Competitive Intelligence Tools and Services

Imagine this hypothetical scenario: Let’s say you’re not happy with your current competitive intelligence. Maybe you have too many blindspots in your datasets, resulting in competitor profiles that are incomplete at best or completely inaccurate at worst. Maybe your existing platform is too complex and cumbersome to use and navigate, with too many “features” and buttons that are more gimmicky than...

June 16, 2021
Competitive Intelligence: Expectation Versus Reality

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

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

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?

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...