Northern Light to Showcase its Strategic Research Portal Solutions at SLA 2016 Annual Conference in Philadelphia

BOSTON, MA, June 9, 2016Northern Light® will showcase its enterprise strategic research portal application, SinglePoint™, along with related mobile apps and Millie™, a free, web-based competitive intelligence assistant, at the SLA 2016 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, June 12-14, at booth #225.

The SLA conference is an annual event for information professionals organized by the Special Libraries Association. The 2016 SLA conference features over 200 events including educational programs, networking events, receptions, and tours.

Large enterprises deploy Northern Light SinglePoint to provide employees single-search access to and analysis of primary and licensed secondary research content, relevant social media postings, and business news. Northern Light also offers mobile apps for Apple, Android, BlackBerry and Windows smartphones that complement SinglePoint portals. Any content in a SinglePoint portal can be made available to authorized users of the enterprise version of Northern Light’s mobile apps. Free, publicly available versions of the apps deliver industry news for the IT, telecommunications, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.

Special content sets available from Northern Light for integration into SinglePoint portals include industry-optimized business news, life sciences conference abstracts and posters, and IT industry analyst blogs and tweets. Virtually any research that a company creates or licenses also can be integrated into SinglePoint.

“SLA is an organization comprised of professional researchers who, more than anyone, can readily appreciate the power and value of a portal that aggregates all relevant content into one searchable corpus,” C. David Seuss, Northern Light’s CEO, said. “With SinglePoint, the portal is designed to be user-friendly for casual users across an enterprise, as well, through configurable dashboards and our mobile apps.”

Millie, Northern Light’s other featured offering at SLA, presents competitive intelligence through industry-specific dashboards on the web. Millie is a free, publicly accessible demonstration of Northern Light’s MI Analyst™ meaning extraction application – text analytics specifically optimized for business research.

About Northern Light
Northern Light has been providing strategic research portals, business research content, and search technology to global enterprises since 1996. Northern Light’s current clients include Fortune 100 leaders across multiple industries such as information technology, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and life sciences. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Northern Light has unique content aggregation partnerships with more than 150 of the world’s leading syndicated technology and industry research publishers, and is a charter member of the Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises at the Stevens Institute of Technology.