TechValidate Research on Elsevier Knovel

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5,477 Customers Surveyed

42,199 Data Points Collected

335 Published TechFacts

93 Published Charts

14 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Elsevier Knovel Customer Research

Energy & Utilities

Which of the following tasks / projects do you use Knovel for?

Developing new or improving designs/products
58%
Developing new or improving processes
52%
Getting up to speed
50%
Professional Development/Certification
42%
Improving safety measures
35%
Meeting compliance and regulatory requirements
32%
Sharing information with remote team members
15%
Reducing consultancy fees
11%

Elsevier Knovel Customer Statistic

81% of surveyed users in Industrial Manufacturing agree that Knovel helps meeting EHS or compliance requirements.

81%

The Knovel Advantage

How has Knovel benefited your organization?

Comprehensive and reliable content
61%
Fastest and most efficient search capabilities
38%
Go-to resource for getting up to speed on unfamiliar topics, technologies and processes
47%
Go-to resource for engineering best practices and proven solutions
37%
Go-to resource for materials, substance or properties data
42%
Interactive graphs, tables and equations help expedite design and development work
19%
Other
5%

Elsevier Knovel Case Study

Large Enterprise Chemical Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise chemical company is based on a November 2015 survey of Elsevier Knovel customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Knovel has helped us to better understand the options we have while developing a new product and all the financial and operational risks associated with it.”

- R & D Chemist, Large Enterprise Chemical Company

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Elsevier Knovel:

  • Uses Knovel to solve the following challenges:
    • Reduce design iterations, testing cycles and overdue schedules
    • Reduce design and development completion time

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Elsevier Knovel that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses Knovel a few times a week.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Elsevier Knovel:

  • Benefited from Knovel in the following ways:
    • Has comprehensive and reliable content
    • Is the go-to resource for getting up to speed on unfamiliar topics, technologies and processes
    • Is the go-to resource for materials, substance or properties data
  • Reports that Knovel has had a <10% (minimal) impact on their ability to develop products and processes that meet EHS and regulatory demands or key customer criteria.
  • Minimized operational disruptions caused by process or equipment issues by 10-25% (noticeable improvement) with Knovel.
  • Minimized rework or reduced the cycle time between raw material and final product by 10-25% (noticeable improvement) with Knovel.
  • Reduced costs in their design and development work (including consultancy fees and internal costs) by 10-25% (noticeable improvement) with Knovel.
  • Would spend 7-11 hours per month finding and analyzing information for their projects if they no longer had access to Knovel.

Elsevier Knovel Customer Statistic

Knovel is Reliable

88% of surveyed corporate users agree that Knovel is reliable.

88%

Elsevier Knovel Case Study

Cytec Industries Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Cytec Industries Inc. is based on a November 2015 survey of Elsevier Knovel customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Granted us easy access to databases of physic-chemical properties, equipment data, chemical compatibility, industry best practices, explanatory texts of international construction and design codes.
Reduced the required time and necessity of consultants.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Elsevier Knovel:

  • Uses Knovel to solve the following challenges:
    • Reduce design and development completion time
    • Improve knowledge support and accessibility of reliable data for users in multiple locations

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Elsevier Knovel that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses Knovel a few times a month.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Elsevier Knovel:

  • Benefited from Knovel in the following ways:
    • Has comprehensive and reliable content
    • Is the go-to resource for getting up to speed on unfamiliar topics, technologies and processes
    • Is the go-to resource for materials, substance or properties data
  • Reports that Knovel has had a 10-25% (noticeable) impact on their ability to develop products and processes that meet EHS and regulatory demands or key customer criteria.
  • Minimized operational disruptions caused by process or equipment issues by 10-25% (noticeable improvement) with Knovel.
  • Minimized rework or reduced the cycle time between raw material and final product by 10-25% (noticeable improvement) with Knovel.
  • Reduced costs in their design and development work (including consultancy fees and internal costs) by 25-40% (definitive improvement) with Knovel.
  • Would spend 7-11 hours per month finding and analyzing information for their projects if they no longer had access to Knovel.


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