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Welcome to the Bloor Information Management blog, lead by Philip Howard.

Philip Howard

15th November, 2016 - QASymphony
QASymphony is one - perhaps the leader - of the new breed of competitors challenging HPE ALM

Ronnie Beggs

7th October, 2016 - Your Journey to the Cloud; Assured - Good governance for digital transformation is the first stage for many mutable businesses
Digital transformation is the process of migrating your organisation to new ways of doing business. To succeed, Organisations must embrace digital thinking.

Ronnie Beggs

1st September, 2016 - Enterprise disruption and streaming analytics: from data to digital transformation.
Disruption is key to success in any market. Bloor's research suggests that IoT offers true disruption and a step change in adoption for streaming analytics.

Philip Howard

2nd August, 2016 - Zizo: the analytics
The second blog about Zizo, discussing its analytic capabilities.

Philip Howard

29th July, 2016 - Zizo: using a pattern database
The first of two blogs discussing Zizo, an analytics vendor. This blog discusses the underlying database.

Ronnie Beggs

20th July, 2016 - Free Apama Community Edition from Software AG
The success of a Community model hinges on an organisation's ability to build a community of users around the product. We believe Software AG has got it right.

Ronnie Beggs

18th July, 2016 - ExtraHop Networks. IT Operations and wire data analytics
ExtraHop Networks transforms the packets that carry data across a network into real-time analytics.

Philip Howard

11th July, 2016 - Automating spreadsheet processes
FreeSight is marketed as a data prep tool. At heart it is a product for capturing and managing repeatable Excel processes.

Philip Howard

8th July, 2016 - Qlik Sense and data preparation
Qlik has just released Qlik Sense 3.0. It has some advanced data preparation capabilities.

Philip Howard

27th June, 2016 - SAS goes open
SAS is being innovative in a number of areas, not least of which is opening up to other languages

Philip Howard

10th May, 2016 - Informatica makes me swear
Informatica's Enterprise Information Catalog come out too late.

Philip Howard

10th May, 2016 - Dell Statistica
Statistica leverages Boomi for the Internet of Things

Philip Howard

22nd April, 2016 - Teradata introduces Intelliflex
Teradata becomes much more flexible in its scalability options.

Ronnie Beggs

1st April, 2016 - Aeris puts the Internet in the Internet of Things
Aeris is a cloud-based platform for building and managing end-to-end M2M and Internet of Things applications.

Philip Howard

15th March, 2016 - The mutable mainframe
Despite appearances mainframes can be agile and can participate in DevOps and continuous delivery.

David Norris

10th March, 2016 - Self Service BI, where is the demand for this?
I remain unconvinced that the business want to become BI developers

Philip Howard

10th March, 2016 - Data preparation: new or old hat?
Experian Pandora has a reputation for self-service. Is it a data preparation tool?

Philip Howard

23rd February, 2016 - Trillium enters the data discovery/preparation market
Trillium has partnered with UNIFi to enter the extended data preparation space

Philip Howard

8th February, 2016 - Teradata partners with Alation
Teradata will be reselling Alation's Data Discovery product in place of Loom.

Ronnie Beggs

28th January, 2016 - Real-time predictive analytics with Zementis
Zementis is well positioned in the predictive analytics market, with a clear understanding of its product differentiators and market positioning.