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Scopus Case Study

Medium Enterprise Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise 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 Monthly.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: good
    • overall content quality: good
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: needs improvement
    • 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: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • 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:
    • 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 Food Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise food 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: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: good
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • tracking research trends over time: , but needs improvement
    • scouting for the latest developments: , 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 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
    • 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
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage

Scopus Case Study

Science & Technology Facilities Council

Introduction

This case study of SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL 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: good
    • 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: 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 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
    • Trusted, reliable content

Impact & Outcomes

The surveyed organization 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

Scopus Case Study

Foundation

Introduction

This case study of a foundation 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: 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: , but needs improvement
    • scouting for the latest developments: Good
  • 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
    • Easy to use interface

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
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **"When evaluating candidates for review committees or applicants for a specific call"

Scopus Case Study

Medium Enterprise Food Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise food 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 Daily.
  • 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: good
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • 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 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
    • 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

Small Business Agriculture Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business 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: 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:
    • 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.
  • 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:
    • Saved their team time and money when searching & discovering innovations
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    • “Scopus provided results in foreign languages that was useful for our factory.”

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 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: 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: Very well
    • 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:
    • 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

Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise 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 Daily.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: best in class
    • 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: best in class
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: excellently
    • tracking research trends over time: Good
    • scouting for the latest developments: Good
    • 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:
    • 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
    • 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 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: 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 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
    • 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

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 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: 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

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

Beyond P Value

Introduction

This case study of Beyond P Value 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 On a project basis.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • 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: good
  • 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: Good
    • 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
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed organization 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 Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise industrial manufacturing 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: 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
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • scouting for the latest developments: Good
  • 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
    • Easy to use interface

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

Large Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise energy & utilities 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: 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: 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

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

Scopus Case Study

Twi Ltd

Introduction

This case study of TWI Ltd 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: 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
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: excellently
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: 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:
    • 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
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **"Competitor intelligence led to project opportuinties"

Scopus Case Study

Comprehensive Research Organisation For Science And Society

Introduction

This case study of Comprehensive Research Organisation for Science and Society 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 Daily.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: great
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: needs improvement
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: good
    • 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: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: excellently
    • scouting for the latest developments: Good
    • 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:
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results

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

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 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: best in class
    • search results analysis capability: best in class
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • tracking research trends over time: Good
    • scouting for the latest developments: 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:
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • 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

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 Daily.
  • 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: best in class
  • 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: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: , but needs improvement
  • 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
    • 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 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
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning

Scopus Case Study

S&P 500 Electronics Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 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: 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:
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • 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.
  • 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
    • 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
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **"We acquired another company that didn’t have their own research resources. They were very pleased to have access to Scopus and ScienceDirect. Our usage statistics significantly increased almost immediately."

Scopus Case Study

Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business industrial manufacturing 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: 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: , but needs improvement
    • tracking research trends over time: Good
    • scouting for the latest developments: Very well
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: , but needs improvement
  • 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
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • 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

Scopus Case Study

Siemens Ag

Introduction

This case study of Siemens AG 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 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: 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: 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 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
    • Provided information that led to a competitive advantage

Scopus Case Study

Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise 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 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: 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: 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

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

Mpr Associates

Introduction

This case study of MPR Associates 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 On a project basis.
  • 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: best in class
    • 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: Good
    • 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
    • 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

Cargill Incorporated

Introduction

This case study of Cargill Incorporated 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: best in class
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: great
    • search results analysis capability: great
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
  • 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:
    • 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:
    • 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:
    **"In my work as a Consultant for Cargill, Scopus has helped me to look for updated scientific information that has allowed the development of new products to offer Cargill Customers. It has also helped to prepare technical presentations to Cargill staff and also Cargill customers in different topics of interest. "

Scopus Case Study

Medium Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise energy & utilities 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: 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: Good
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: , but needs improvement
    • tracking research trends over time: , 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 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

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

Infront Inc

Introduction

This case study of Infront Inc 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: best in class
    • 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: 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: excellently
    • 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 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:
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • 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
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development

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 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: 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 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

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:
    • Saved my team time and money when searching & discovering innovations

Scopus Case Study

Sk Group

Introduction

This case study of SK Group 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: 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: Good
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: Good
    • tracking research trends over time: Very well
    • 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 40-49% 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
    • 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
    • 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:
    • Saved my team time and money when searching & discovering innovations

Scopus Case Study

Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise industrial manufacturing 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: good
    • overall content quality: great
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: good
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: 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: 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 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

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
    • 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:
    **Saved my team time and money when searching & discovering innovations

Scopus Case Study

Medium Enterprise Non Profit Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise non-profit 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: good
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: needs improvement
    • search results analysis capability: needs improvement
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • 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 20-29% 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
    • 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
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    • Saved my team time and money when searching & discovering innovations

Scopus Case Study

Large Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise 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 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: great
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: 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 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
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results

Impact & Outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    • Helped them identify an author / expert that led to a succesful partnership or advanced discovery and development



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