Joint marketing agreement demonstrates the combined power of two substantial technology solution providers in service global markets
Albuquerque, NM (October 2, 2008) – Access Innovations, Inc., the leader in efficient information management and database construction products and services for industry, academic institutions, and government agencies, and Dow Jones Enterprise Media Group, a global leader in Semantic Technology Solutions, have announced a joint marketing agreement. Together, the two companies bring together machine automated indexing and a powerful thesaurus tool for a robust indexing solution to meet increasing global demand across various industries.
Today’s announcement formalizes and launches joint efforts by Access Innovations and Dow Jones. Under the agreement, Access Innovations and Dow Jones will strengthen t he quality of indexing and indexing productivity for a host of clientele, including database producers, online and web-based directory publishers, corporate libraries, web portals, and corporations and associations with large intranets. This strategic move creates value by improving time to revenue realization. Existing and new clients can experience clear and quantifiable increases in knowledge worker production output, as well as lowered staff and operating costs from those productivity gains.
“The quality of indexing and indexing productivity increases measurably with this combined solution set, and produces a clear ROI while users quickly get the information they need. The power side of this equation is our M.A.I. solution for machine automated indexing, and combining it with Dow Jones’ Synaptica, a powerful thesaurus, you have the most robust Enterprise-grade solution on the market,” said Jay Ven Eman, CEO of Access Innovations.
“This is an excellent example of the strong APIs we have to other systems,” he added.
A collective MAI indexing and Synaptica thesaurus solution can also help organizations increase their Search engine capabilities and effectiveness. With tens of millions of business users involved worldwide in knowledge production, the market opportunity to help address business challenges, and enhance operational efficiency, profitability and competitiveness is considerable.
“Joint marketing agreements must bring value to customers. Combining Dow Jones and Access Innovations’ strength and experience in indexing and thesaurus solutions, with world-class services and consulting support will help customers clearly thrive,” said Christine Connors, Global Director of Semantic Technology Solutions, Enterprise Media Group, Dow Jones.
About Access Innovations, Inc.
Access Innovations, Inc. has been providing productivity enhancing document processing, database construction, and project management since 1978. Access Innovation’s innovative content management solutions, from workflow design to full implementation, include services and software for abstracting and indexing, bibliographic record creation, taxonomy creation and maintenance, and schema development to corporations globally . The Data Harmony Tool set includes the M.A.I. automatic indexing system, Thesaurus Master, X.I.S. XML intranet system, and Automatic Summarization and Metadata Extraction. Learn more at www.accessinn.com and www.dataharmony.com.
About Dow Jones & Co.
Dow Jones & Company is a subsidiary of News Corporation (NYSE: NWS, NWS.A; ASX: NWS, NWSLV; www.newscorp.com). Dow Jones is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Its Enterprise Media Group includes Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Dow Jones Client Solutions, Dow Jones Indexes and Dow Jones Financial Information Services. Its Local Media Group operates community-based information franchises. Dow Jones owns 50% of SmartMoney and 33% of Stoxx Ltd. and provides news content to radio stations in the U.S. Since 1882, the Dow Jones name has been synonymous with accuracy, integrity and trust.
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