Coming Soon From Factiva: iPad App, a New UI, Customizable “Snapshot” Views, More Content
iPad App Coming in May
The Factiva iPad app and new content features will all be available in nine interface languages including Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish and Russian. The Factiva iPad app will be available in May.
Live on April 30th
The new Snapshots capture a personalized view of information and events on a specific industry, company, region or topic in a single view with timelines, heat maps and charts to uncover and analyze business risks and opportunities. Factiva’s new interface will also improve list and custom alert management as well as assisted search features such as auto-complete. Factiva users will also be able to rate preferred sources to give them higher prominence in search results. Both the new Factiva interface and Snapshots will be available beginning April 30.
Company Profiles and Blogs
Factiva’s global content offering, with available auto-translation, will be significantly enhanced with the addition of 100 Arabic sources, 19 million company profiles and more than 3,000 selected blogs. These additions complement the recent incorporation of 1,800 new sources in 16 languages, including Bahasa Indonesia and Bahasa Melayu.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.