Extra! Extra! Read All About It - The Latest in News Aggregators
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Extra! Extra! Read All About It - The Latest in News Aggregators



A panel discussion given at ILTA13

A panel discussion given at ILTA13



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    Extra! Extra! Read All About It - The Latest in News Aggregators Extra! Extra! Read All About It - The Latest in News Aggregators Presentation Transcript

    • Extra! Extra! Read All About It – The Latest In News Aggregators I
    • Introducing Our Panel Matthew Dickinson - CEO – Linex Systems Rebecca Gebhardt – Managing Director – Linex Systems Steve Lastres - Director of Library & Knowledge Management – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Dora Martinez - CKO – Sheppard Mullin Peter Ozolin – CEO & Chairman - Manzama
    • News Aggregators What are they? Traditional business uses How have they been used? What benefits and value can they bring?
    • Value Proposition of Alert Services Provides a competitive advantage by making know-how easily accessible Increases productivity: knowledge workers don’t waste time searching for information Improves organizational effectiveness by sharing relevant and targeted current awareness Improves collaboration by fostering knowledge sharing across the organization Speeds response time to clients Reduces library staff time by automating the current awareness delivery model
    • Alert Sources: Free and Proprietary Alerts Really Simple Syndication (RSS) Google alerts & news Lexis (Publisher) Thomson (Westlaw watch) Westlaw Business Intelliconnect Intelligize Etc.
    • Types of Alerts/Services Client Practice Group People Organization Industry Case law Regulatory Docket Market Geographic Smart alerts
    • Centrally Manage Feeds With Aggregator Services Create a central repository Mash feeds together Search within feeds Add feeds directly to your alerts Temporarily archive content from your feeds Publish curated newsletters targeted to specific groups to minimize “noise.”
    • Ozmosys API Integration with “My Subscriptions”
    • EOS RSS and Ozmosys Aggregator
    • Ozmosys Alerts
    • Curated Newsletters: Selecting Sources and Articles
    • Curated Newsletters
    • Competitive Intelligence
    • Current Awareness Dashboard
    • Stream Content onto Your Organization’s Intranet
    • Understanding our Clients’ Business
    • Identifying New Business Opportunities
    • Generate Content for Blogs & Client Communications
    • Implementation What obstacles and surprises were encountered? How do these solutions affect internal systems and procedures? What, if any, adjustments to the original business requirements were necessary? What departments/individuals within the firm were involved? How long did deployment take?
    • Considerations – Now & Beyond Awareness of role changes within law firm personnel Each business need may be different Simplicity for end users Sensitivity to different user needs
    • What’s Next? – Use Cases Growing usage for R&I Integration with additional systems and platforms Sharing tools with clients Preparing for and keeping up with changing requirements.
    • Questions? Matthew Dickinson - matthew.dickinson@linexsystems.com Rebecca Gebhardt – rebecca.gebhardt@linexsystems.com Steven Lastres - salastres@debevoise.com Dora Martinez - DMartinez@sheppardmullin.com Peter Ozolin - peter@manzama.com