New Platforms

Quint, Barbara
January 2011
Searcher;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p4
Trade Publication
The article examines the emergence of restructured platforms by information companies which have been designed to empower the end user to use traditional databases to perform needed tasks quickly and efficiently. It is asserted that the success of the new platforms may be ensured by gauging what users need and want and finding ways to convince them that only their products and services can satisfy what they require. The industry is expected to continue to face the problem of consumers' resistance to paying for anything.


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