Magazine article Information Today

IBM Enhances infoSage Service, Includes Web-Based Profile Editor

Magazine article Information Today

IBM Enhances infoSage Service, Includes Web-Based Profile Editor

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IBM has announced enhancements to the IBM infoSage service, including a personal, Web-based profile editor and the addition of more than 100 companies to its topic list. New content and features added to the service, aimed at business professionals, makes the latest version of IBM infoSage the most personalized, targeted, and flexible Internet news and information delivery service available online, according to IBM.

Daily news deliveries now include content knowledge bases provided by Information Access Company (IAC), acknowledged as a leader in electronic information services. Additionally, IBM infoSage members can now obtain detailed information about companies referenced in their news deliveries by clicking on a screen prompt, a feature that delivers in-depth profiles on more than 56,000 companies through Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations and Hoover's Company Profile databases. These additions to the IBM infoSage base of more than 2,300 news and information sources give members extensive resources from high to select news and information.

IBM infoSage members do not need a Web browser to obtain their personalized news because users have a choice to have their information delivered via Internet e-mail.

"This is announcement sends a clear signal that IBM is committed to offering the most personalized and targeted portfolio of news and information services," said Thomas P. McClain, general manager, Electronic Content Services. "IBM infoSage demonstrates that we are taking a lead role in this rapidly growing Internet-based territory."

"IAC is very excited about our relationship with IBM, where we are working together to solve the critical information needs of business professionals," said Morris Goldstein, CEO, IAC. "This solution affords accessibility to both company's two great strengths--IAC content and IBM's strong relationship with corporate America."

Located at http://www.infosage.ibm. tom. IBM infoSapc dclivcrs up to 55 news stories that match a member's personal news profile, twice each business day. These deliveries consist of up to 35 stories. covered by the base price of $24.95 a month. This also includes latebreaking news alerts and special reports at no additional charge. …

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