Value-Added Online Information Services Found to be Most Thorough and Cost-Effective Information Sources On the World Wide Web.PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 1999--
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3. a recent study, business intelligence questions can be answered most thoroughly and at the lowest true total cost through value-added online services, despite the initial "added cost" of entry or subscription to these services.
The study was commissioned by Dow Jones Dow Jones
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British cooperative news agency. Founded in 1851 by Paul Julius Reuter, it was initially concerned with commercial news but began to serve a growing newspaper clientele after the London Morning Advertiser subscribed in 1858. Business Interactive LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
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American educator and writer best known for her poem "America the Beautiful," written in 1893 and revised in 1904 and 1911. Information Services See Information Systems. , a leading consulting organization to information professionals. It compares searches using three types of online information resources (1) The data and information assets of an organization, department or unit. See data administration.
(2) Another name for the Information Systems (IS) or Information Technology (IT) department. See IT. : "free" information services on the Web, fee-based Web sites and value-added Web-based information services.
In the results of the study, recently published as an industry white paper, author Mary Ellen Bates of Bates Information Services concludes that value-added services A value-added service (VAS) is a telecommunications industry term for non-core services or, in short, all services beyond standard voice calls and fax transmissions. provide the most productive means to obtaining business-related information online. "The majority of business questions can be most efficiently answered with a professional online service - the available information resources are more comprehensive, provide more depth, and they can be searched in a fraction of the time required to search the Web," concluded Ms. Bates.
"As information professionals attending Online World know all too well, in today's dynamic marketplace every minute counts when trying to stay ahead of the competition," said Anne Caputo, director of Information Professional and Academic Programs for Dow Jones Reuters Business Interactive. "With so many options available on the Web, it can be difficult to locate the best place to quickly find needed information. This study puts those choices into perspective by providing the results of real-world business questions and a detailed look at the features and benefits of online information resources."
About Dow Jones Interactive
Focusing on the needs of business and information professionals, some features of Dow Jones Interactive include: o Ability to search thousands of sources simultaneously o Extensive archive of industry-specific and general-news publications o Powerful advanced search tools o Ability to print, download To receive a file transmitted over a network. In any communications session, "download" means receive, and "upload" means send. The download/upload often implies a big/little scenario, in which data is being downloaded from the "big" server into the "little" user's computer. or e-mail the results of a search o News-tracking, enabling professionals to stay up-to-date on industry and company news
The complete white paper - "Selecting Business Intelligence Sources: The Public Web vs. Value-Added Online Services" - can be found on ask.djinteractive.com/whitepaper, a publicly accessible area of the Dow Jones Interactive Web site.
About Dow Jones Reuters Business Interactive LLC
Dow Jones Reuters Business Interactive LLC (www.bestofboth.com), a venture owned by Dow Jones & Company and Reuters Group Plc, offers one of the world's largest collections of essential news and business information. Through its products, Dow Jones Interactive and Reuters Business Briefing, the joint venture provides professionals in corporations around the world with critical global news and related in-depth business information that offers insight and perspective.