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Scopus Case Study

Global 500 Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 professional services company is based on an October 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus On a project basis.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: needs improvement
    • overall content quality: good
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: good
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: best in class
    • search results analysis capability: good
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Good
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: , but needs improvement
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 30-39% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations

Scopus Case Study

Prostep

Introduction

This case study of PROSTEP is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Daily.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: needs improvement
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: needs improvement
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: needs improvement
    • search results analysis capability: needs improvement
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: , but needs improvement
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: , but needs improvement
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: , but needs improvement
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending more than 50% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **Scientific research based on Scopus content.

Scopus Case Study

Universität Duisburg Essen

Introduction

This case study of Universität Duisburg-Essen is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Scopus use & feedback

The key features and functionalities of Scopus that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Good
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 30-39% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Trusted, reliable content

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning

Scopus Case Study

Saint Gobain Corporation

Introduction

This case study of Saint-Gobain Corporation is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Monthly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: good
    • overall content quality: good
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • tracking research trends over time: Good
    • scouting for the latest developments: Good
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Good
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 30-39% more time to collect equivalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage

Scopus Case Study

S&P 500 Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 aerospace & defense company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Very well
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Very well
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending more than 50% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Trusted, reliable content

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
    • Accelerated their company’s product pipeline development

Scopus Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

The key features and functionalities of Scopus that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: best in class
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: best in class
    • search results analysis capability: best in class
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: excellently
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: excellently
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending more than 50% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results
    • Easy to use interface
    • interrelated blocks of data by author-institution-journal

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **I have found partners in Japan, China, and India just by filtering subject areas and following author profiles of top-performing scholars.

Scopus Case Study

Small Business Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business professional services company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus On a project basis.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: good
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Very well
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending more than 50% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results
    • Easy to use interface

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning

Scopus Case Study

Dnv Gl As

Introduction

This case study of DNV GL AS is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending less than 20% more time to collect equivalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **As a Wind Turbine Engineer, a big part of my work is related to wind turbine blade damage. Because of Scopus, I can save alert notifications for new publications with keywords such as “wind turbine blade”, which help me in my active engineering projects, and stay up to date on the state of art.

Scopus Case Study

Global 500 Chemicals Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 chemicals company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus On a project basis.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Very well
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Very well
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 20-29% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results
    • Easy to use interface

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **Established good credibility among team based on the search reports delivered using SCOPUS insights.

Scopus Case Study

Saria International

Introduction

This case study of SARIA International is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Monthly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: good
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: good
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: Good
    • scouting for the latest developments: Good
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 40-49% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Accelerated their company’s product pipeline development

Scopus Case Study

Large Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise aerospace & defense company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: good
    • overall content quality: good
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • search results analysis capability: needs improvement
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending more than 50% more time to collect equavalent information.

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development

Scopus Case Study

Large Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise aerospace & defense company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: good
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Good
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they don’t believe they’d be able to find equavalent information.

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **while completing several searches we made up a list of persons that looked like experts in a specific field. After showing the list to one of the foreign experts we found out that among the persons found with the help of Scopus was the one we were really interested in.

Scopus Case Study

Medium Enterprise Chemicals Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise chemicals company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Monthly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending more than 50% more time to collect equavalent information.

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **I get an overview of all industrial publications over the years in my area of research.

Scopus Case Study

Large Enterprise Agriculture Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise agriculture company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: good
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Very well
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: , but needs improvement
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending less than 20% more time to collect equivalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results
    • Easy to use interface

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage

Scopus Case Study

Large Enterprise Environmental Services & Equipment Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise environmental services & equipment company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Monthly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: good
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending less than 20% more time to collect equivalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Trusted, reliable content

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations

Scopus Case Study

Large Enterprise Agriculture Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise agriculture company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: good
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: best in class
    • search results analysis capability: good
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Very well
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: , but needs improvement
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: excellently
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending more than 50% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning

Scopus Case Study

Large Enterprise Electronics Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise electronics company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus On a project basis.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: needs improvement
    • overall content quality: good
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: good
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: good
    • search results analysis capability: needs improvement
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: , but needs improvement
    • tracking research trends over time: Good
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: , but needs improvement
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 30-39% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development

Scopus Case Study

Global 500 Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 pharmaceuticals company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: needs improvement
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Good
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: Good
    • scouting for the latest developments: Good
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Good
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 20-29% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
    • Accelerated their company’s product pipeline development
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning

Scopus Case Study

Fortune 500 Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 automotive & transport company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus On a project basis.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: best in class
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: best in class
    • search results analysis capability: best in class
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Very well
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: excellently
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 40-49% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations

Scopus Case Study

Servicios Nutresa S.A.S.

Introduction

This case study of Servicios Nutresa S.A.S. is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: best in class
    • search results analysis capability: best in class
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Very well
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending more than 50% more time to collect equavalent information.

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **We get fast actualization and high quality about specific topics.

Scopus Case Study

Small Business Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business pharmaceuticals company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: good
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: excellently
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Very well
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: Good
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Good
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending less than 20% more time to collect equivalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations

Scopus Case Study

Medium Enterprise Chemicals Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise chemicals company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus On a project basis.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: good
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: good
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Good
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending more than 50% more time to collect equavalent information.

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
    • Accelerated their company’s product pipeline development
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **Helped me a lot selecting certain grades of polymers needed for a new product.

Scopus Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

The key features and functionalities of Scopus that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Good
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Good
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending less than 20% more time to collect equivalent information.

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **very open API infrastructure

Scopus Case Study

Small Business Metals & Mining Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business metals & mining company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: good
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: excellently
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: excellently
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they don’t believe they’d be able to find equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results
    • Easy to use interface

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Accelerated their company’s product pipeline development
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development

Scopus Case Study

Equinor Asa

Introduction

This case study of Equinor ASA is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Monthly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: good
    • overall content quality: good
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: good
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: good
    • search results analysis capability: needs improvement
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: , but needs improvement
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: , but needs improvement
    • tracking research trends over time: Good
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Good
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending less than 20% more time to collect equivalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage

Scopus Case Study

Large Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise aerospace & defense company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Very well
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 40-49% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Easy to use interface

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
    • Accelerated their company’s product pipeline development
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning

Scopus Case Study

Medium Enterprise Agriculture Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise agriculture company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus On a project basis.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Very well
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Very well
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: excellently
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 30-39% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development

Scopus Case Study

Small Business Healthcare Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business healthcare company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: best in class
    • search results analysis capability: best in class
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: excellently
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Very well
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: excellently
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: excellently
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 30-39% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Easy to use interface

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning

Scopus Case Study

Global 500 Consumer Products Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 consumer products company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus On a project basis.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: good
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: good
    • search results analysis capability: good
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Good
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: Good
    • scouting for the latest developments: Good
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Good
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 30-39% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **Was able to one stop shopping for a targeted question, but it should be helpful for a landscape if I work with it more.

Scopus Case Study

Global 500 Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 construction company is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Scopus use & feedback

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

  • Said they use the Scopus Weekly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: best in class
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: good
    • search results analysis capability: good
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: Very well
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Very well
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: Very well
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending 20-29% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Results help me get a broader view of my field
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Easy to use interface

Impact & Outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning



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