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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.




About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Scopus by TechValidate.

TechValidate verifies the identity and organizational affiliation of all participants that contribute to published research data. When research participants so desire, we also guarantee their anonymity so that they may share information honestly and freely.


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