There are many situations where you need to use Parsd. No matter if you identify with the term analyst or not many professionals today need to collect a vast amount of digital unstructured information and turn that into insights.
We believe these issues are common for all types of analysts creating insights:
- Store lots of files with text, images, video, and audio (unstructured files)
- Manage sources on the internet both behind pay-walls and in the public
- Keep track of the quality of sources and references
- Manage references to their insights
- Search and analyze content in unstructured files
- Organize research in thematic projects
- Create reports and material for a presentation experience
In academia, both students and faculty members work with collecting research and analyzing that using clearly stated methods. Especially in subjects like history, political science, and social sciences in general the focus is on unstructured data in documents, video and sound recordings, and images.
Writing a book requires doing lots of background research and a need to combine all these first and secondary sources together with images and video material.
Business & Competitive Intelligence
People working within business and competitive intelligence are focused on understanding their markets and the competitive landscape to provide an upper hand in deciding which markets, products, and technologies to invest in.
Case-oriented investigative work
Sometimes there is a need to figure out what really happened, who was behind it and in the era of misinformation try to figure out if it is correctly described in the first place. That often involves a specific time or a geographical location that sets the limits of the investigation.
Regulations are present everywhere today and tracking your compliance against those regulations involves analyzing lots of internal company information and cross-referencing that with legal text available from local, regional, state, and multinational regulations.
A form of journalistic work used mainly through software to sift through large amounts of data to find relationships and uncover patterns in the data. Parsd can help with use cases focused on unstructured information like documents, images, sound and video.
In the corporate world, there is often a need to check a person or a company when it comes to mergers and acquisitions. That involves processing lots of disparate unstructured sources where there is a need to keep source management tidy.
Not all intelligence work contains classified data. An increasing amount of data is available using open sources today. The volume and variety of these sources require sophisticated digital tools to support their decision-makers with insights.
This form of journalism is beyond the short-term news agenda and focuses on unveiling concealed matters of those in positions of power. It is characterized by in-depth quality reporting with long-form original content.
As a journalist, you have a need to collect information and transform that into a captivating story. From an analytical perspective, that means that journalists could benefit from software support to help designate secondary as a trust so it is easier to sift through the daily stream of news.
Trend Spotting & Forecasting
This field involves tracking the trends and megatrends of the world using horizon scanning and looking for weak signals in disparate data sources. It is vital to be able to keep track of data from an increasing volume of data and turn that into insights with traceable pieces of evidence.