Category: News and Events

Northern Light “Business News Customer Rescue Program” Offers Factiva Customers an Alternative Source for High-Quality Business News Search

BOSTON, Oct. 17, 2013 — Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) today announced a “Business News Customer Rescue Program” that offers corporate customers of Factiva a high-quality alternative source of business news search at an aggressive price.  This program is designed to fill the void created by Dow Jones’s recent decision to bundle Factiva into a much higher-priced “DJX” offering for its existing customers.

This program provides Northern Light Business News™ to affected Factiva customers at a flat annual rate of $96,000 for unlimited enterprise use.  As part of the program, Northern Light will, at no charge, replicate existing Factiva queries, search alerts, and distribution lists for seamless migration to the Northern Light service.  This price includes customization of each news portal with the client’s colors and branding, as well as training to maximize use of advanced features such as strategic dashboards, collaboration, and portal administration.  Northern Light also will work closely with client IT groups to implement SSO for user authentication and content distribution options such as RSS, XML Web Services API, and SharePoint Web Parts and app parts. Continue reading Northern Light “Business News Customer Rescue Program” Offers Factiva Customers an Alternative Source for High-Quality Business News Search




Northern Light Estimates “Consumer Surplus” Value of SinglePoint Portal Usage at $162 Million Annually

BOSTON, June 17, 2013 – The value of professional staff time saved by companies that use SinglePoint™ portals to streamline search and analysis of their research assets in support of business decision-making totals approximately $162 million annually, Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) announced today.
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Research Portal Provider Northern Light Becomes Charter Member of Stevens Institute of Technology’s Newly-Established Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises

BOSTON, Feb. 5, 2013 – Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) has joined the Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises (CCSE), launched recently by Stevens Institute of Technology, as a charter member. The other CCSE charter member is Lockheed Martin.

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New Study about Enterprise Adoption of Information Technology Innovations Relies on Northern Light’s “Meaning Extraction”

“IT Innovation Adoption by Enterprises: Knowledge Discovery through Text Analytics” is published in Elsevier’s Decision Support Systems journal

BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2013 – Northern Light’s (www.northernlight.com) “meaning extraction” facility for automatically analyzing concepts within research literature is the enabling technology behind a newly published journal paper that assesses 30 years of research into information technology (IT) innovation adoption by enterprises.

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Northern Light Relocates Headquarters

Strategic research portal provider to Fortune 500 companies expands office space by 80 percent to support continuing business growth

BOSTON, Nov. 6, 2012 – Northern Light® (www.northernlight.com) today announced it has relocated its corporate headquarters to Boston harbor, at One Constitution Center in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard and adjacent to the USS Constitution, the oldest ship (ca. 1797) still on active duty in the U.S. Navy. Continue reading Northern Light Relocates Headquarters


Northern Light Extends MI Analyst with Visualization

Research portal provider adds automatic graphing and trending to its patented software for meaning extraction from business research documents 

CAMBRIDGE, MA, Sept. 6, 2012 – Northern Light® today announced a visualization extension to MI Analyst™, Northern Light’s automated “meaning extraction” application optimized for business research documents, that enables MI Analyst to instantly depict in visual form findings derived from a full-text analysis of search results. Continue reading Northern Light Extends MI Analyst with Visualization


Northern Light Expands Engineering Resources

Strategic research portal provider to Fortune 500 companies adds resources to support continuing business growth

CAMBRIDGE, MA, June 13, 2012 – Northern Light® (www.northernlight.com) today announced it has expanded its engineering resources by 50 percent with the opening of a new development center in Bridgetown, Barbados. The company also extended its technology infrastructure beyond its Boston datacenter with the addition of a second datacenter in Charlotte, North Carolina, to support Northern Light’s expanding customer base. The moves support continuing growth of Northern Light’s strategic research portal business with Fortune 500 companies. Continue reading Northern Light Expands Engineering Resources