Presentation on theme: "Slide 1 of 10 Taming the Internet. Slide 2 of 10 Overview Specific products include Directories, Intellectual Capital Collections, and annotated reports."— Presentation transcript:
Slide 1 of 10 Taming the Internet
Slide 2 of 10 Overview Specific products include Directories, Intellectual Capital Collections, and annotated reports (Fiducitations). Fiducité has rolled out its Global Financial Services Industry products and services set in 2001 and will begin additional industries/functions in We filter all our services with our Guides native intelligence. Fiducité solves the problem of researching professional topics on the internet
Slide 3 of 10 Universe of Web Material In or About the Industry* Total Web Sites (thousands) Total Relevant Documents (millions) Source: Fiducite *Source: Fiducité - Global Financial Services Industry Only
Slide 4 of 10 The Internet Information Problem Every piece of content intended for paid or free public consumption will be available on the web Professionals search for market, competitive, and technical information Essential part of job Existing Internet tools/portals/search/directories are primarily focused on consumers The size of the consumer market has attracted many players who have neglected or not understood more specialized markets The Internet is a vast, constantly changing library of over 2 billion URLs and growing every day.
Slide 5 of 10 Existing Tools for Professional Search/Inquiry on Web are Poor Major search engines: Too big, no selectivity Lack industry knowledge or focus Human guides non-existent Dont use the professional approach Vertical finder sites and portals are generally incomplete and not maintained Popular directories like Yahoo and the Open Directory are incomplete, voluntarily input, and are moving to paid-for-placement.
Slide 6 of 10 Invisible Web Could be Valuable Registration required Databases needing a two-step query Unimportant pages on sites Dynamically generated pages PDF and Postscript documents Not reached by portals; not searchable by engines More relevant to professional search applications Fiducité reveals all these through registering, creating queries, and deep indexing Estimated to Be between 2 to 6 times the size of the visible web.
Slide 7 of 10 Professionals Spend an Hour/Day or More Surfing the Web - Excluding Personal Needs. Financial Institutions Consulting Group Size : 900 professionals worldwide Current Tools: Uses numerous content/info sources Frequency of use: Web search always tried in every study Top Four Issues: Finds bookmarks useless No portal exists for them Search engines mainly useless too Must clip good paper articles from media Common Problems: WASTED TIME INFORMATION NOT FOUND LACK OF CLOSURE Solution: Fiducité Services Case Study :
Slide 8 of 10 How Does Fiducite Do Its Work? Complete URL directory for entire global industry Extensive document database, including selected news feeds, trade media, conference presentations More sophisticated, tailored search function Word/phrase match Focused query Vertical Ontology of concepts, synonyms, acronyms Annotated, indexed database Human guides to assist users Detectors for specialized pages, e.g. tables, charts Personalization features, e.g. subscriptions and alerts Ad hoc services
Slide 9 of 10 We Augment Content Aggregators Professional Users from multiple industries; Pay for connection and content together Thousands of Trade Press & Media Sources: Direct Sale Professional Users from multiple industries; Pay only for resource tool All Sources of Any Type: Direct Access via Internet The Old World The World Expands
Slide 10 of 10 Taming the Internet Please feel free to contact Fiducite: Ray Ferrara ext. 21