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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




About This Data

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

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