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Northern Light Launches “Discovery for Life Sciences Conference Abstracts”

Portal features conference abstracts and posters that present new research years before articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals

CAMBRIDGE, MA, Apr. 5, 2012 – Northern Light® (www.northernlight.com) today announced the launch of Northern Light Discovery for Life Sciences Conference Abstracts.  Discovery’s abstracts provide an abundance of life sciences research, often several years before that information is published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.   Researchers and scientists can search a full-text index of more than 250,000 abstracts and posters from research papers delivered at over 400 industry conferences over the past two years, with new conferences added as the abstracts are posted.   With Discovery’s robust alerting capabilities, researchers can be notified as soon as new conference content is published.

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Northern Light Extends Automated Document “Meaning Extraction” Capability to Agribusiness and Chemicals Industry Research, News

MI Analyst™ 4.0 offers mix-and-match “facets” to tailor automated content analysis of search results to the specific interests of each SinglePoint™ user organization

CAMBRIDGE, MA, Sept. 20, 2011 – Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) today announced it has extended its patented “meaning extraction” automated document analysis capability to content and concepts specific to the agribusiness and chemicals industries. In addition, with the release of MI Analyst™ 4.0 – Northern Light’s meaning extraction application designed specifically for market intelligence, business analysis, product research, and market research – Northern Light can mix-and-match “facets”, or concepts, from various industries and business domains, creating a powerful, completely customized research resource for each user organization.

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Read More: 5 Myths About SharePoint

Read Northern Light CEO David Seuss’ guest blog post on AIIM’s Digital Landfill, about the severe limitations of Microsoft SharePoint as a platform for searching and sharing high-value business documents, such as licensed third-party research.


Northern Light Introduces IT Analyst Social Web Collection

SinglePoint™ strategic research portals can now include over 200,000 social media posts from IT industry analysts, giving researchers broader insight into analysts’ attitudes and opinions through a single, integrated search

CAMBRIDGE, MA, July 26, 2011 – Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) today introduced the “IT Analyst Social Web Collection”, which gives SinglePoint™ strategic research portal users single-search access to more than 200,000 social media posts from hundreds of  IT industry analysts at over 80 IT analyst firms such as Forrester, Gartner, and IDC. By incorporating analysts’ blogs, tweets, Facebook wall posts, public LinkedIn comments, YouTube videos and SlideShare presentations into SinglePoint, Northern Light enables researchers to glean analysts’ attitudes and opinions about a topic through an integrated search of the broadest set of analysts’ publicly available writings, in addition to proprietary reports to which the SinglePoint user has authorized access.

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Northern Light Introduces IT Analyst Events Radar

SinglePoint™ strategic research portals now contain searchable information about more than 500 IT analyst conferences, webinars and podcasts

CAMBRIDGE, MA, June 28, 2011 – Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) today introduced “IT Analyst Events Radar”, a new content set for subscribers to its SinglePoint™ strategic research portals.  IT Analyst Events Radar provides SinglePoint users information about more than 500 conferences, webinars and podcasts produced by 80 information technology (IT) industry research firms. It augments Northern Light’s unique, full-text-indexed $1 billion repository of IT industry research reports, which SinglePoint users can search comprehensively through a single query.

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Northern Light Introduces SharePoint Web Parts Collection to Embed SinglePoint Strategic Research Portal Content and Search Facilities Throughout a Company’s Intranet

Northern Light also can crawl SharePoint sites to index their content in SinglePoint, alerting researchers across an enterprise to locally-stored documents

CAMBRIDGE, MA, May 10, 2011 – Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) today introduced new capabilities for coordinating content between its SinglePoint™ enterprise strategic research portals and Microsoft SharePoint sites on a company’s intranet, dramatically expanding an organization’s ability to leverage market research, competitive intelligence and other strategic documents for better decision-making.

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Northern Light CEO David Seuss Authors Article About Next-Generation Search Engines in April 2011 Edition of Proceedings of the IEEE

CAMBRIDGE, MA, March 24, 2011 – Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) CEO C. David Seuss has taken his vision of “meaning extraction” – an advanced application of text analytics technology that he believes is “the future of search” – to the pages of one of the most prestigious technology journals, Proceedings of the IEEE.  The IEEE is the world’s oldest and largest professional society, with 410,000 members in over 170 countries.
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