Research Library


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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Policy-based Data Governance
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This paper compares the offerings provided by DATUM, Collibra and Informatica with respect to policy-driven data governance.

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DATUM Information Value Management - a business value approach to digital transformation
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Data-driven enterprises need to understand the business value of the data they intend to leverage - and govern that data on that basis.

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Single Customer View
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Single customer view: data quality or MDM - the options

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Data Lake Management
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There are various factors needed to prevent a data lake becoming a swamp.

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Data Lake Management
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What you need to think about when implementing a data lake

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MiniMag Issue #5 - September 2017 - Trust
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The theme for this issue is TRUST, an essential underpinning for the Mutable Enterprise.

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Exploding the myths of SAP HANA
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If you are a long-time SAP application user then SAP would you like you to migrate to SAP HANA. However, this is not a simple decision ...

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Informatica Data Governance
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In this paper, we discuss Informatica's Intelligent Data Platform and, in particular, its data governance capabilities.

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The LANSA Low Code Development Platform - for mission-critical Enterprise applications
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Visual LANSA is a high-productivity, low-code development platform, which promotes rapid web and mobile development.

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Big data and the mainframe - issues and opportunities
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The purpose of this paper is to examine those issues, which arise when big data implementations transition beyond skunk works and into general-purpose use.

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DATPROF
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In this paper, we will discuss DATPROF and its test data management offerings.

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Governance for Spreadsheet Models
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While this paper focuses on spreadsheets the technology we are discussing is also appropriate for governing other EUC (end user computing) resources.

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Governance for Spreadsheet Models Apparity
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Spreadsheets are used for multiple purposes. One of the most common use cases is building and on-going use of models.

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Understanding data in hybrid cloud environments
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The first question we address in this paper is what do we really mean when we talk about the hybrid cloud?

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Overcoming the complexity gap - the role of automation in optimising network performance and security
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This document describes how the complexity gap has come about and how it is impacting organisations. It then describes how automation of network security ...