Bloor IM Blog
This is the Bloor Information Management (IM) Blog. Multiple Bloor analysts will be contributing to this blog over time.
Recent Blog Posts
Informatica makes me swear
Bugger. That was my first reaction when I was pre-briefed on this year's Informatica World announcements. Actually, that's not quite true. Threefold bugger in fact. The cause of this remonstrance is...
Philip Howard, Bloor Research | 24th May '16
During the research for my latest report on data preparation I talked to a number of vendors in the business intelligence and analytics space that offer ...
Philip Howard, Bloor Research | 10th May '16
Teradata introduces Intelliflex
Teradata has announced its next generation MPP (massively parallel processing) architecture, known as Intelliflex. To understand how this works it will help to understand how the existing platform is...
Philip Howard, Bloor Research | 22nd April '16
Aeris puts the Internet in the Internet of Things
Aeris is a cloud-based platform for building and managing end-to-end M2M / IoT applications. From small beginnings, starting out in the 1990s with a platform to connect remote security devices...
Ronnie Beggs, Bloor Research | 1st April '16
The mutable mainframe
I recently received an invitation to a webinar being held by MarkLogic, on migrating from the mainframe to NoSQL. I won't go into all the misleading marketing speak in this particular document but...
Philip Howard, Bloor Research | 15th March '16
Self Service BI, where is the demand for this?
It appears that the big trend in BI tools over the last few years has been for self service BI tools, self service data blending, self service report generation, self service data mining, you name it...
David Norris, Bloor Research | 10th March '16
Data preparation: new or old hat?
Most of the world thinks that data preparation is a new market. Well, it is a new market. But Experian is arguing that actually people have been doing this for a while. Or, more specifically, that...
Philip Howard, Bloor Research | 10th March '16
Trillium enters the data discovery/preparation market
Trillium Software has announced two new products: Trillium Prepare and Trillium Refine.
Philip Howard, Bloor Research | 15th February '16
Teradata partners with Alation
Teradata has announced a partnership with Alation. And not merely a partnership: Teradata will be reselling Alation. The salesforce is currently being trained on the product and the company expects...
Philip Howard, Bloor Research | 8th February '16
Real-time predictive analytics with Zementis
Zementis offers a predictive analytics scoring engine for the rapid deployment and real-time execution of predictive models built in any PMML-compliant data mining tool.
Ronnie Beggs, Bloor Research | 28th January '16