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

The data-driven enterprise

GDPR extends the ideas behind the data-driven enterprise because it forces companies to treat private data as an enterprise-class resource.

Alteryx alert

Alteryx had a huge data breach before Christmas: not good news for a software vendor who should know better.

Teradata spins off Starburst

Teradata has announced that it is spinning off the support and development of the Presto SQL on Hadoop engine, into a new company called Starburst Data.

DATAForge drivel

Some marketing fluff really gets my goat; and it doesn't help when the author doesn't understand the subject.


TigerGraph is a graph database that has just been formally released. It is targeted at real-time graph analytics.