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Jeff Howard tells us why everybody needs Datamonitor, even Playboy

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Jeff Howard, Director of Business Development at Datamonitor, spent some time updating us on all of Datamonitor's content on Alacra and filling us in […]

By |March 1st, 2011|Alacra, Content Partners, Information Industry, Posts|

Alacra Premium for Deal Due Diligence

Party For a few days last month, I was transported back to the go-go M&A days of 2006. 

An analyst from a boutique consulting firm called the office and needed help with a large, time-sensitive research project.  She […]

By |January 19th, 2011|Alacra, Business & Finance, Content Partners, Information Industry, Posts|

Suresh Annappindi, ScoreLogix CEO, tell Alacra why their ZIP indices are like “GPS for businesses.”

One of Alacra's newest premium partners is ScoreLogix.   ScorelogixCEOScorelogix is a pioneer in consumer risk analytics, risk scoring & modeling and economic analysis. Recently, Suresh Annappindi, Scorelogix […]

By |January 19th, 2011|Alacra, Content Partners, Information Industry, Posts|

Another Curated List of 10 Top Articles on Curation

Last October I put together a list and links to 10 articles highlighting the growing importance of curation on the web.  As curation is a big part of the Alacra Pulse value proposition, it’s a subject I keep a close watch on.  So here are ten more interesting pieces I’ve bookmarked recently.  If […]

By |August 4th, 2010|Alacra, Content Partners, Information Industry, Posts|

My Take on Tufte

On Friday I got to do something I have been putting off for many years – I went to one of Edward Tufte’s one-day courses.  If you’re not familiar with Tufte, he is the author of four books:

  • The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
  • Envisioning Information
  • Visual Explanations
  • Beautiful Evidence

By |March 22nd, 2010|Information Industry, Posts|

Pulse – Check

Last February, Alacra introduced Pulse, a new web product designed to better meet the current awareness and idea generation needs of financial institutions’ and professional services firms’ executives.  Amidst the financial crisis, our customers and prospects were cutting their information spends. To gain traction, we released the product with a freemium strategy: the basic product, […]

By |March 15th, 2010|Alacra, Business & Finance, Information Industry, Posts|

Chris Bulkey of Technology Research Group tells us why their research is as “subtle as a punch in the face”

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Technology Research Group is our newest premium partner database.  Chris Bulkey, Principal Analyst, took a few moments to fill us in on why their methodology fills a market gap and tells us why their research […]

By |February 2nd, 2010|Alacra, Content Partners, Information Industry, Posts|

Alacra, ALM Partner to Bring Alacra Pulse to Legal Market

ALM LI ALM Legal Intelligence and Alacra have announced a partnership under which ALM will act as reseller of Alacra Pulse to law firms. […]

By |January 7th, 2010|Alacra, Business & Finance, Content Partners, Information Industry, Posts|

Kompass Helps B2B Marketers Improve their Results

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Recently, Alacra spent some time talking to Christian Hartmanshenn, CEO of Kompass, a new […]

By |December 3rd, 2009|Alacra, Content Partners, Information Industry, Posts|

When Clients Define The Use Cases

The idea behind the Alacra Pulse Platform was to give our clients a handle of what was happening in the alternative media space – the blogosphere.  There’s valuable information for both idea generation and current awareness being published by reputable blogs, and our clients had no way to curate and integrate this data into […]

By |November 19th, 2009|Alacra, Business & Finance, Information Industry, Posts|