Insights

Our take on the latest trends and activity in the world of finance, technology, and beyond.

June 26, 2018

How We’re Scaling Smart Synonyms

We have tens of thousands of Smart Synonyms in the AlphaSense platform. With a mission to augment knowledge workers’ research across sectors, how do we prioritize […]
March 22, 2018

Design Your Sales Process Around Your Customer’s Buying Process

Did you know there are 2.3 million parts required to assemble a Boeing 787 Dreamliner? Understanding how Boeing manages this process is fascinating: They start by […]
March 14, 2018

My New Career at AlphaSense

At the start of every new year, it’s customary to reflect on your accomplishments from the past 12 months, but more importantly, it’s a time when you […]
February 13, 2018

Startup? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Jumping On Board

They call me “dinosaur” in the office. But, I don’t have any gray hair (well, maybe a few), I still live in the city, and I […]
January 23, 2018

2017 Trends – AlphaSense

As we reflect on 2017, we will likely remember it as a time of improving economic outlook, geopolitical tensions, natural disasters and an astronomical rise in […]
November 27, 2017

Quickly Identify Acquisition Targets With AI-Powered Search

2017 has been one of the most active years for corporate M&A activity, including Broadcom’s ($AVGO) $103 billion unsolicited offer to acquire Qualcomm ($QCOM)[1]. In the […]
July 25, 2017

Cyber-Attacks: Catch Me If You Can

In 2017, we’ve seen 2 of the highest-profile examples of ransomware cyber-attacks, with the WannaCry and NotPetya incidents in May and June, respectively. They’re not part […]
May 4, 2017
AlphaSense research management solution

Why Investment Firms Need Better Research Management Solutions

A research management solution should help firms organize, analyze and share the vast amount of research and data needed to make important investment decisions. A good […]
April 4, 2017
Weather, Wine & Web Clippings

Weather, Wine & Web Clippings

This winter brought some strange weather to the United States. The northeastern states experienced swings of spring-like conditions, immediately followed by blizzards. The west coast received […]
December 13, 2016

How Corporate Strategy Professionals Use Broker Research

In order to stay on top of competitive forces that can affect a company’s success, corporate strategy professionals research new ideas and industries, monitor peers and […]
November 29, 2016
AlphaSense Broker Research

What’s the Best Way to Consume Broker Research?

There are many layers to the investment process that require a combination of tools to properly cover all aspects of research — and qualitative research is one […]
October 26, 2016
Using qualitative research to avoid the value trap

Avoiding the Value Trap Through Qualitative Research

Since the end of the 2008 financial crisis, growth stocks have soared spectacularly and value stocks have remained relatively cheap. Coupled with a steady uptick in […]
October 11, 2016
Improve your Competitive Intelligence research process with AlphaSense

Improve Your Competitive Intelligence Research Process

Competitive Intelligence professionals take several approaches to their research, including peer and industry analysis, identifying potential M&As and producing a product roadmap. From the tactical side, […]
September 13, 2016
Cloud-Based Apps: The Investment Process, Revolutionized

Cloud-Based Apps: The Investment Process, Revolutionized

Cloud-based applications have become the norm in our personal lives, and over the last few years have infiltrated the workplace. Highly confidential functions ranging from finance […]
March 22, 2016
AI

I’ll Be Back … For Your Job

Over the last year, we have heard leading minds warning of the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI). We’ve since seen a robot that can take a […]
March 8, 2016
The Times

The Times They Are A-Changin’

The last few years have not been kind to stock pickers and active management in general. From long-only, benchmark-driven funds to hedged equity strategies, beta has […]
January 12, 2016
Warm Weather

How is Warm Weather Impacting Business?

The winter of 2015 can be best described using one phrase: El Niño. How has this unseasonable weather impacted company performance? Did weather forecasts come in […]