Papers from Bloor Research
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1. Uses and benefits of SaaS-based Enterprise Social Networking
This survey looked at the business arguments for using an enterprise social networking (ESN) system based on software as a service (SaaS). We also investigated decision makers' views on the comparative qualities of SaaS based systems and those
2. The Interactive Medica Life Sciences Application Suite
Interactive Medica's Life Sciences Application Suite offers a range of cloud-based sales and marketing applications that address the key commercial challenges faced by Life Sciences companies today. The Suite combines the cost, flexibility, and...
3. Single Customer View in Financial Services
In the UK it is now mandatory for deposit takers (banks, building societies and other institutions) to be able to provide the authorities with a single customer view of all deposits held by the organisation for individual depositors. It is likely...
4. Netezza Data Virtualizer
It is often the case in large enterprises that multiple data marts are deployed, along with a central enterprise data warehouse acting as a system of record. While these data marts serve the requirements of the departments or divisions that...
5. Master Data Management
This document provides a snapshot of the current state of the Master Data Management (MDM) market. Master data is data that is shared between computer systems: data domains such as "customer", "product",...
6. Netfira - a B2B software solution
For many companies, all their trading of goods or services is with other companies. This is referred to business to business, or B2B for short. This sort of transaction is typified by the transactions that take place between a manufacturer and...
7. Identity Management as a Service
Identity Management (IdM) solutions have been evolving since their establishment in the late 90's with the purpose of simplifying the management of user identities and access rights across an organisation's enterprise. Typically, IdM...
8. 10 Rules: Embedding a Database for High Performance Reporting and Analytics
Historically, the OEM and ISV market for database products has largely been focused around transactional environments and the supply of applications for particular horizontal or vertical sectors. As time has gone by, these solutions have been...
9. Log and Event Management
In this paper we will discuss what events and logs are, when you should care about them, why you should care about them, and the sort of features...
10. Finsbury Solutions Spreadsheet Workbench V3.6
Spreadsheet Workbench offers consistently strong capabilities across all required capabilities. We particularly like its concept of a living...
11. DataDirect Shadow v7
Shadow v7 expands the range of SOA and data connectivity options available to existing System z mainframe users.
12. Master Data Management
This document provides a snapshot of the current state of the Master Data Management (MDM) market.
13. Oracle's Commitment to Accessibility
People with disabilities want to be independent; they want to do things for themselves by themselves. This report investigates Oracle's support of accessibility.
14. Sage 200 BI and Sage 1000 BI Business Software Suites
This paper focuses on using Business Intelligence (BI) in conjunction with the Sage 200 and Sage 1000 business software suites for accounting and CRM customers.
15. Unified information supply at the desktop
This Spotlight paper examines the problems with BI systems, looks at the changes needed and why, and suggests some approaches to meeting the user's demands.