Papers from Bloor Research
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1. Business Process Management
Like most technologies, Business Process Management (BPM) has continued to change and evolve over the years. Since I last did a review of the market for BPMS (Business Process Management, December 2008) and then later BRMS (Business Rules...
2. Mapping and Modelling Survey
It is now 20 years since the first MS Windows-based modelling tools came to market. Many thousands of licences of modelling tools have been sold since then. They are becoming pervasive in software development and were accepted long ago in the data...
3. 7 Steps to BPM success
This paper provides the reader with a 7 Step model that seeks to suggest ways in which organisations can maximise their business returns. The model sets out to blend the benefits of non-technology approaches with the more technological...
4. 7 Steps to Business Architecture
Business Architecture is the glue that links the pieces together as a coherent whole. It is the approach by which you can step forward and deliver the navigation system for business, enabling your business to ask smart questions and get intelligent…
5. DataDirect Shadow v7
Shadow v7 expands the range of SOA and data connectivity options available to existing System z mainframe users.
6. Master Data Management
This document provides a snapshot of the current state of the Master Data Management (MDM) market.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Executive Guidance on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
A white paper from Terry Schurter. This report provides guidance on the use and application of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) within the broader context of process oriented architecture and design.
11. BPM ROI Guide
This document is an analysis of the key ROI (Return On Investment) benefits of BPM (Business Process Management), what the ROI constitutes in real terms and considerations that should be taken when determining the probable ROI to be gained.
12. Hosting - the business drivers
It is fair to say that many organisations can barely function without the IT systems being available whenever business users require access, typically twenty four hours a day, possibly seven days a week.
13. Securing the Business Infrastructure and the Bloor Assured Business
Every board must have the securing of its infrastructure on its agenda. Failing to implement reasonable security may be deemed to be negligent behaviour if allowed to carry on, and may infringe compliance legislation.
14. Managing Spreadsheets
No matter the popularity of spreadsheets they also, used improperly or incorrectly, or without sufficient control, pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
15. Accessibility and Usability in Information & Communication Technology
This paper is designed to introduce you to the issues, requirements, solutions benefits around accessibility and usability.