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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Defending against the rogue - unwanted users, devices and applications
By: Fran Howarth

Next-generation NAC technologies are essential tools in the security arsenal of any organisation for protecting the network from harm and keeping data safe.

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Automated test case generation
By: Philip Howard

In this paper we focus on automating the testing process, it is there where we believe that the greatest savings and efficiencies can be achieved.

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IBM: enhanced 360° view
By: Philip Howard

IBM is in the vanguard for what it calls an enhanced 360° view and it is clearly well positioned to capitalise on the future growth of this market.

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Extending a 360° view
By: Philip Howard

In this paper we will discuss why we believe that extending the traditional 360° view makes sense and we will give some uses that demonstrate why the extended it represents an opportunity.

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Document Content Security
By: Fran Howarth

Preventing malicious documents from traversing networks will help considerably in preventing security breaches.

Cover for Security intelligence: solving the puzzle for actionable insight

Security intelligence: solving the puzzle for actionable insight
By: Fran Howarth

The extent of security incidents and breaches seen today is so high and so widespread that no organisation should be complacent

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Master Data Management
By: Andy Hayler

This document provides a snapshot of the current state of the Master Data Management (MDM) market.

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Kdb+ and the Internet of Things/Big Data
By: Philip Howard

Kdb+ is a column-based relational database with extensive in-memory capabilities, developed and marketed by Kx Systems.

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Uniface 9.6 update
By: David Norfolk

The focus in version 9.6 of Uniface is on providing developers with a rich graphical environment that rivals any other Windows 8 development platform.

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InterSystems Ensemble
By: Philip Howard

InterSystems Ensemble is not quite like any other product in the market ...

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InterSystems Caché
By: Philip Howard

Caché can do what conventional transactional databases can do, only better.

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BeyondTrust MAS TRM
By: Fran Howarth

The updated TRM Guidelines and associated legal notices that provide for sanctions in the case of non-compliance are intended to ensure that all financial...

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Creating confidence in Big Data analytics
By: Philip Howard

There has been some significant criticism of the concept of big data recently, notably in the Harvard Business Review criticising the Google Flu Trends...

Cover for Good information governance is good business practice - reduce risks, improve performance, collaborate securely and achieve compliance

Good information governance is good business practice - reduce risks, improve performance, collaborate securely and achieve compliance
By: Fran Howarth

This document discusses how technology enables more effective business collaboration and communications...

Cover for Understanding the real costs and benefits - of budgeting and planning solutions

Understanding the real costs and benefits - of budgeting and planning solutions
By: Philip Howard

Bloor was asked by InsightSoftware.com to conduct a survey into the costs and benefits of different financial budgeting and planning solutions...