OLD Media Moves

How Dow Jones is helping companies mine cloud data

July 5, 2017

Posted by Chris Roush

Dow Jones MediaDow Jones & Co., the parent of The Wall Street Journal, is offering access to its archive of 1.3 billion articles to other companies, which can use data analytics and machine learning to integrate that information into their workflows.

Alison DeNisco of TechRepublic.com reports, “While Dow Jones has offered digital products including Factiva’s global news database for some time, it is now looking to make that data more accessible on the B2B side. In April, the company launched its Data, News and Analytics (DNA) beta, a platform that allows third-party businesses to access and integrate Dow Jones news and data into their own solutions—opening up its archive to customers, partners, and developers for the first time in its 130-year history.

“‘It’s a transformation for us — not just selling products, but also on the B2B point, it’s a platform that our customers can build on,’ Beheshti said.

“Beheshti said Dow Jones envisions several different uses for the platform across a variety of industries, with early adopters powering solutions in management consulting, healthcare, manufacturing, supply chain risk, and logistics tracking.”

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