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S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

On Nov. 30, 2020, S&P Global and IHS Markit announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in an all-stock transaction which values IHS Markit at an…

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We Need To Talk About Deepfakes

We Need To Talk About Deepfakes

The growing war on authenticity, which includes fake news and production of counterfeit goods, now extends to include deepfakes. Originating from a Reddit account, the term deepfake refers to the…

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AlphaSense and IPlytics: Two AI and Machine-Learning Driven Market Intelligence Platforms To Keep an Eye On

AlphaSense Jack Kokko and Raj Neervannan launched AlphaSense, out of New York, in 2011 and now more than 1000 corporate and financial clients are using the platform. They have taken…

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Two Procurement-Related Offerings That Are Examples of Trends Disrupting Market Research

Recently, Euromonitor published a report entitled 4 Global Trends Disrupting Market Research by Zandi Brehmer and Lisa Holmes. They state the research industry is “at an exciting moment of evolution…

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S&P Global to Acquire Panjiva

S&P Global announced on February 20th that it is set to acquire Panjiva, Inc. According to Panjiva’s website, the global supply chain content provider will enhance S&P Global market Intelligence’s robust…

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