Use of Products

Thank you for taking the time to complete the FreePint Survey: News Needs and Preferences for 2012. Please note that your responses will remain *FULLY* anonymous -- neither our editorial team nor any vendors will have the ability to connect responses with individuals/companies.

The questions on this page gather information about your preferences for news content at work.

Question Title

* How important are each of the following to users at your organisation for their news content?

  1 - not important 2 3 4 - extremely important
Audio content
General financial news
Consumer-oriented news
Abstracted news items
Video content
Text-based content
Native language, other than English
Effective online customer service/help
Sentiment or other meta-analysis
Translated news
24/7 live customer service
News indexed by internal taxonomy
Industry news
Coverage of non-traditional sources (e.g., social media)
Deep archive
Company news
Availability in mobile format
Newsletter features
Near real-time

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* How frequently do you do any of the following at work?

  Rarely or never Monthly Weekly Daily Multiple times per day
Deliver news search results to colleagues
Search for news in video or audio format
Other interaction with news content (indicate below)
Test a new resource for news gathering (free or fee)
Search for current news text
Access news on a smart phone or other mobile device
Search for archived news text
Advise colleagues on news resources
Receive a 'news alert' from a news resource based on custom criteria (e.g. search terms)

Question Title

* When you consider a news resource for your organisation, how important are the following factors in a selection?

  1 - not important 2 3 4 - extremely important
Ability to monitor usage
Interactive features (e.g., tagging, rating, etc.)
Availability in mobile format
Customisation options
Integrated sharing/internal publication features
Integration with internal tools and workflow
Direct cost
Ease of use for end users
Ability to bill usage to accounts
Advanced searching capabilities
Delivery formats

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* Do you integrate any news sources or content into your organisation's intranet?

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* Does your organisation subscribe to any premium (paid for) resources for any content?