Papers from Bloor Research
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1. Sage ERP X3
Sage targets Sage ERP X3 at companies with 200"2000 employees with a core market from 100 to 500. Support for the product is provided locally either direct from Sage or through a Sage Business Partner. The product is one of the first...
2. 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
3. Data exchange and information sharing
The title if this paper may be somewhat misleading: it is about data exchange and the ability to share information but, specifically, it is about those exchanges and that sharing taking place outside the confines of your...
4. 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...
5. Sybase ETL for Sybase IQ
Sybase ETL (extract, transform and load) started life as a general-purpose data integration product. However, today it is a data integration tool that has been specifically optimised to support the loading of data into Sybase IQ.
6. 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...
7. 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",...
8. Operational Data Quality
What, precisely, do we mean by 'operational data quality'? It is not a single thing. That is, it can be deployed to support a variety of different requirements. Any definition of operational data quality must therefore be broad and...
9. Efforts to improve data security in the local government sector
Local authorities provide a wide range of services from housing and education to business services and the environment. This means that they handle a substantial amount of sensitive information related to individuals, as well as material...
10. 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...
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.