The number of information sources highly increases every day and so does the information overload problem faced by the knowledge workers. These workers encounter several challenges in their daily lives such as maintaining himself up-to-date about the news in their specific area, monitoring their companies competitors, clients and partners, following the companies news posted on the intranet, etc.
Have you ever wondered how much time your employees could save if there was a mechanism that could easy their process of following and searching for relevant information in the Web in an automated and proactive way?
InstantaNews was created to help the companies which face this kind of problem every day. Working totally integrated to Microsoft Outlook it enables its users to retrieve news from websites, blogs, portals and various other types of information sources in an automated way.
Using InstantaNews, the users can monitor the increasing number of information sources that support the RSS format in order to obtain news that can be retrieved, ordered, organized and filtered according to the users needs.
InstantaNews can handle multiple information channels simultaneously and has a very friendly interface where the user can define the feeds he wants to monitor and the periodicity he wants to do it.
To work as a news aggregator, InstantaNews uses the RSS format that is being widely adopted by various players as the market standard for publishing news.
InstantaNews enables its users to receive this news through their email client application in opposition to most of the existing RSS aggregators.
This news can be automatically stored according to different criteria defined by the user, the structure of folders created in the email application or even to complex taxonomies of subjects.
Companies that use weblogs or corporative portals to publish information and enable their knowledge sharing activity can also benefit from this new technology.
Recent success cases show that the use of a news aggregator can considerably increase the number of accesses to the portal or weblog of a company therefore turning the communication among employees into a more interactive and dynamic process.
Milestone is a Microsoft Certified Company that works in the Knowledge Management market and InstantaNews is one of its most successful products.