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Explaining the Coegil Name

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains how he chose the name, Coegil. And you learn how to pronounce Coegil!
 

Using Groups to Secure Your Research

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the concept of Groups and how they help you focus on your research while keeping your valuable insights protected.

Groups are a secure location to store & collaborate with authorized users on your research. Groups are like folders but so much better. We unify secure storage and access rights into one concept.

Listen to the how-to video to learn more about Groups.
 

How to Sign Up for an Account in Coegil

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, walk you through signing up for a new account in Coegil.

We want to let you know that we will ask for 3 sets of information: your account information, some information about you, & your payment details. Please have your credit card handy.

This process should take you less than 1 minute to complete.

 

Rich Text Editing in Coegil

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, introducing a new feature, Rich Text Editing.

Rich Text Editing allows researchers to produce visually appealing materials for decision makers with the same quality as your existing editing & publishing tools.

Of course, the real benefit of Coegil is structuring your research to make it easy for a decision maker to dive into the details or remain at the top-level.

I wish to thank Professor Damodaran whose research is used in this demonstration. You can find more of his research via this link: http://aswathdamodaran.blogspot.com/

 

Quick Start Guide into Coegil

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, walks through the concepts behind Coegil and uses a sample project to illustrate the power of Coegil.

We briefly discuss why we think this light structure of Projects, Insights, Predictions, and Actions makes research decision-oriented.

Decision makers have not benefited from the recent explosion in data science. Coegil wants to close that gap.

 

Ideation

Explaining the Coegil Stream

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the Coegil Stream.

The Coegil Stream is a real-time feed of all the activity within your research network and from the broader research community. This is quite similar to what you experience from other news outlets.

There are four types of Stream updates: 1) published updates from your team, 2) updates from the research you marked interest in regardless of publication status, 3) research for sale and 4) notable research based upon your activity within Coegil.

The Coegil Stream is a simple & powerful tool to stay current on the go.
 

Adding a Research Asset – the Starting Point in Coegil

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, shows you have to create a Research Asset or Asset for short. Assets are the raw ingredients to fuel your research efforts.

As an Analyst or Research Provider, you are going to spend a lot of time creating Assets.

In this video, we show you how to upload your existing research. Afterward, you can add Insights to your asset to make it even that much easier for decision makers to realize the value of your hard work. Don’t forget to add Aspects. They connect more easily connect your work to others and make it easier for others to find it.

However, we hope you begin to start & end your research within Coegil. That will save you more time and improve the quality of your research.

 

Compounding your Research with Coegil

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, shows how to compound on your past research. Coegil helps to organize & build connections – amongst other research & other researchers. Perhaps most compelling, Coegil help you leverage your past work. This decreases the time to produce new research, it ensures your decisions are consistent and enables all connected research to be updated at once.

 

Associating an Insight to an Asset

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, shows how to associate an Insight to a Research Asset.

In the context of an Asset, Insights can be considered as highlights, dog-ears, or “cliff-notes” of your Asset. Coegil makes the research process so much better with Insights.

How many of us have put in all the work to read a research report in detail & find those insightful gems? Now imagine your entire research team is working with you to find those gems. How much more productive will you become?

 

Talking about Aspects – Coegil’s innovation to tags

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, explains Aspects and why Aspects are so much better than simple tags found in other knowledge management systems.

Instead, Aspects are tags with a specific structure & hierarchy to promote more impactful research and naturally drive connections.

Aspects help you organize, discover and compound on your past research. No more reinventing the wheel and have confidence that you are moving your research forward. Learn more from this video.

 

Authoring

Using Groups to Secure Your Research

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the concept of Groups and how they help you focus on your research while keeping your valuable insights protected.

Groups are a secure location to store & collaborate with authorized users on your research. Groups are like folders but so much better. We unify secure storage and access rights into one concept.

Listen to the how-to video to learn more about Groups.
 

Explaining the Coegil Stream

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the Coegil Stream.

The Coegil Stream is a real-time feed of all the activity within your research network and from the broader research community. This is quite similar to what you experience from other news outlets.

There are four types of Stream updates: 1) published updates from your team, 2) updates from the research you marked interest in regardless of publication status, 3) research for sale and 4) notable research based upon your activity within Coegil.

The Coegil Stream is a simple & powerful tool to stay current on the go.
 

Rich Text Editing in Coegil

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, introducing a new feature, Rich Text Editing.

Rich Text Editing allows researchers to produce visually appealing materials for decision makers with the same quality as your existing editing & publishing tools.

Of course, the real benefit of Coegil is structuring your research to make it easy for a decision maker to dive into the details or remain at the top-level.

I wish to thank Professor Damodaran whose research is used in this demonstration. You can find more of his research via this link: http://aswathdamodaran.blogspot.com/

 

Selling

Shadows & Purchasing

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, show you how easy purchasing research can be in Coegil.

Shadows (grayed out research) are our way of letting you know you don’t have access to research. Purchasing is a simple button click away. After your purchase, we copy the research into your secure repository and your team can start using it.

 

Selling Your Research

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, shows you how easy it is to sell your valuable research.

We know some users come to Coegil with the intention to sell their research – we call these users, Providers. We have integrated with Stripe, an award-winning payments system, to make it easy for you to get paid, quickly!

 

What is a Price Scheme?

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the concept of Price Schemes.

Price Schemes allow a Research Provider to better manage their product pricing. Price Schemes help keep your prices correlated & consistent. You can use them to perform A/B testing to improve your sales.

 

Explaining the Coegil Stream

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the Coegil Stream.

The Coegil Stream is a real-time feed of all the activity within your research network and from the broader research community. This is quite similar to what you experience from other news outlets.

There are four types of Stream updates: 1) published updates from your team, 2) updates from the research you marked interest in regardless of publication status, 3) research for sale and 4) notable research based upon your activity within Coegil.

The Coegil Stream is a simple & powerful tool to stay current on the go.
 

Collaboration

Using Groups to Secure Your Research

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the concept of Groups and how they help you focus on your research while keeping your valuable insights protected.

Groups are a secure location to store & collaborate with authorized users on your research. Groups are like folders but so much better. We unify secure storage and access rights into one concept.

Listen to the how-to video to learn more about Groups.
 

Projects

Compounding your Research with Coegil

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, shows how to compound on your past research. Coegil helps to organize & build connections – amongst other research & other researchers. Perhaps most compelling, Coegil help you leverage your past work. This decreases the time to produce new research, it ensures your decisions are consistent and enables all connected research to be updated at once.

 

Assets

Adding a Research Asset – the Starting Point in Coegil

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, shows you have to create a Research Asset or Asset for short. Assets are the raw ingredients to fuel your research efforts.

As an Analyst or Research Provider, you are going to spend a lot of time creating Assets.

In this video, we show you how to upload your existing research. Afterward, you can add Insights to your asset to make it even that much easier for decision makers to realize the value of your hard work. Don’t forget to add Aspects. They connect more easily connect your work to others and make it easier for others to find it.

However, we hope you begin to start & end your research within Coegil. That will save you more time and improve the quality of your research.

 

Associating an Insight to an Asset

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, shows how to associate an Insight to a Research Asset.

In the context of an Asset, Insights can be considered as highlights, dog-ears, or “cliff-notes” of your Asset. Coegil makes the research process so much better with Insights.

How many of us have put in all the work to read a research report in detail & find those insightful gems? Now imagine your entire research team is working with you to find those gems. How much more productive will you become?

 

Aspects

Talking about Aspects – Coegil’s innovation to tags

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, explains Aspects and why Aspects are so much better than simple tags found in other knowledge management systems.

Instead, Aspects are tags with a specific structure & hierarchy to promote more impactful research and naturally drive connections.

Aspects help you organize, discover and compound on your past research. No more reinventing the wheel and have confidence that you are moving your research forward. Learn more from this video.

 

Insights

Associating an Insight to an Asset

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, shows how to associate an Insight to a Research Asset.

In the context of an Asset, Insights can be considered as highlights, dog-ears, or “cliff-notes” of your Asset. Coegil makes the research process so much better with Insights.

How many of us have put in all the work to read a research report in detail & find those insightful gems? Now imagine your entire research team is working with you to find those gems. How much more productive will you become?

 

 

Profile

How to Sign Up for an Account in Coegil

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, walk you through signing up for a new account in Coegil.

We want to let you know that we will ask for 3 sets of information: your account information, some information about you, & your payment details. Please have your credit card handy.

This process should take you less than 1 minute to complete.

 

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