Papers from Bloor Research
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1. Spreadsheet Management: Prodiance
Spreadsheet management, as a matter of principle, is required because spreadsheets frequently hold financial and other data that are critical to your business. They are subject to fraud, error and compliance and are frequently a part of risk...
2. Spreadsheet Governance
Unless you have taken appropriate action (which we will discuss in this paper), spreadsheets are insecure, inaccurate and do not support compliance. All auditors, compliance officers, risk officers and security officers, not to mention CFOs, should..
3. Corporate Social Networking
We recently made a survey of innovation in social networking products and services for business. This is an immature market, with a wide range of potential solutions from a similarly wide range of suppliers. To help potential users understand...
4. Spreadsheet Governance, Risk and Compliance
It is nearly three years since we last published a report into the status of the spreadsheet management market. Since then there has been an...
5. DataDirect Shadow v7
Shadow v7 expands the range of SOA and data connectivity options available to existing System z mainframe users.
6. Data Migration
Data migration is a very large subset of the data integration market. According to our research the market for data migration was significantly in excess of $5bn last year.
7. Protecting Enterprise Data on the Endpoint
Undoubtedly the nature of endpoint protection is changing, fuelled by the increase in numbers and types of endpoints and the constant evolution of new threats.
8. Master Data Management
This document provides a snapshot of the current state of the Master Data Management (MDM) market.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
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. SAND Searchable Archive
A product evaluation from Bloor Research and Hurwitz Associates