Research


Bloor has a library of over 800 published research papers that provide incisive but cost effective decision support information. Our research publications can help your organisation by giving you:

  • Greater insight into the business issues technology is addressing
  • Thorough concise reviews on technologies and the issues they address, with comparisons between all the vendors and the ways in which they solve the problems
  • Detailed evaluations of individual IT solutions, effectively communicating their value and the issues they address.

Here are some of our latest papers—to see others, please select an option from the right-hand menu or use our search facility.

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Agile Designer Javelin
By: Philip Howard

Javelin is the latest extension to Grid-Tools' Agile Designer, adding an automated testing framework.

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Uniface Development Platform version 10 - A high productivity development platform
By: David Norfolk

Uniface has been a successful (profitable) highproductivity, model-based, development platform for many years, with a loyal set of enterprise customers.

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Self-service data preparation 2015
By: Philip Howard

Data preparation is the art, or science, of combining data from multiple sources and preparing it for analysis.

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Self-service data preparation
By: Philip Howard

This paper discusses what self-service data preparation products offer, why they are important and what sort of features to look for.

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Security industry market trends
By: Fran Howarth

This paper discusses trends in the security threat landscape and looks at how organisations are being affected.

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All about graphs: a primer
By: Philip Howard

Graph databases are the fastest growing sector within the database market. This paper answers some common questions about graph databases.

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Graph and RDF databases 2015
By: Philip Howard

There are lots of open source and development projects within the graph space. We have focused on those that we believe to be enterprise-ready.

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AlienVault Unified Security Management System (USM) - ... designed for the needs of mid-market organisations
By: Fran Howarth

Organisations will benefit from a unified, coordinated security monitoring capability encompassing many controls and traversing the entire network in a simplified manner.

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Practices for Enhancing Data Security - a survey of organisations in the UK and the US
By: Fran Howarth

This report is based on a survey of 200 organisations in the UK and the US, all of which have more than 1,000 employees.

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Uniface for High Productivity Mobile Development
By: David Norfolk

The prime use case for Mobile Development in Uniface is the addition of a mobile channel to existing Enterprise applications.

Cover for Application rationalisation, retirement and archiving: why and how?

Application rationalisation, retirement and archiving: why and how?
By: Philip Howard

In this paper we discuss how to approach application rationalisation and retirement, and related best practices.

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Ancelus
By: Philip Howard

Ancelus is an ACID compliant database with extreme performance characteristics, developed and marketed by Time Compression Strategies Corporation (TCSC).

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Supply Chain Management in the 21st century
By: Simon Holloway

Logistics is the management of the flow of goods between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet some requirements of customers

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Test Case Generation
By: Philip Howard

In this paper we compare and examine the different vendor products that are available in the market for this purpose.

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The need for active response to advanced threats - passive remediation is insufficient
By: Fran Howarth

Today's advanced attacks are increasingly pernicious. Organisations need to be proactive in seeking out incidents that have occurred and in actively removing threats.