Inside Analysis


Inside Analysis is the new media arm of The Bloor Group.

The Bloor Group provides detailed analysis of today’s enterprise software industry. Co-founded by Dr. Robin Bloor and Eric Kavanagh, the company leverages Web-based multimedia to deliver vendor-neutral education that is designed to reveal the essential characteristics of information technologies. The Bloor Group galvanizes the industry’s independent analysts to provide valuable insights via innovative Webcasts, articles, research programs and white papers.


Eric Kavanagh



Eric has more than 20 years of experience as a career journalist with a keen focus on enterprise technologies. He designs and moderates a variety of New Media programs, including The Briefing Room, Information Management’s DM Radio and Espresso Series, as well as GARP’s Leadership and Research Webcasts. His mission is to help people leverage the power of software, methodologies and politics in order to get things done.

Robin Bloor

Chief Analyst


Robin is co-founder and Chief Analyst of The Bloor Group. He has more than 30 years of experience in the world of data and information management. He is the creator of the Information-Oriented Architecture, which is to data what the SOA is to services. He is the author of several books including, The Electronic [email protected], From the Silk Road to the eRoad; a book on e-commerce and three IT books in the Dummies series on SOA, Service Management and The Cloud.

He is an international speaker on information management topics. As an analyst for Bloor Research and The Bloor Group, Robin has written scores of white papers, research reports and columns on a wide range of topics from database evaluation to networking options and comparisons to the enterprise in transition.

Mary Jo Nott

Editorial Director


Mary Jo is Editorial Director and Operations Manager of The Bloor Group. She has more than 20 years of experience in the information management and analytics marketplace. She currently manages all editorial content and deliverables for the flagship product, The Briefing Room, and all Bloor Group research projects. Additionally she acts as a general factotum and helps keep The Bloor Group on track to deliver quality products in a timely manner.

Prior to joining The Bloor Group, Mary Jo worked for a number of print and web publications: product manager at TechTarget, senior editor for BeyeNetwork, editor-in-chief for Information Management (formerly DM Review) and web editor for and

Mary Jo has seen trends in data warehousing, OLAP, BI and analytics come and go and appreciates the intelligence and enthusiasm of the current big data environment.

Rebecca Jozwiak

Senior Editor & Analyst


As Senior Editor of The Bloor Group, Rebecca manages and produces both digital and written content. She publishes the Advance Newsletter along with the companion Live Webcast and Live Event emails; creates content for Bloor Group events; and serves as Producer for webcasts. She is also the default and accidental web mistress.

Her Analyst duties include research and writing White Papers, Product Watch reports and blogs.

David Boone

Assistant Publisher


David Boone is a career media professional with a passion for starting new programs and building brands. For the past decade, he has focused on financial services and information technology. He helped build DM Radio into a profitable series, and now is focused on expanding the reach of Inside Analysis and The Bloor Group.