Inside Analysis

The Briefing Room

Step inside the analyst’s chamber to learn how today’s enterprise technology really works. In The Briefing Room, you can watch, then participate, in a formal Web-based Analyst Briefing. The purpose of this show is to reveal the essential characteristics of enterprise software solutions. All episodes are broadcast on Tuesdays @ 4 ET.

Each Episode Features

  • a 5-minute topical intro by Bloor Group CEO Eric Kavanagh
  • a 20-minute technical presentation by an innovative vendor 
  • a 5-minute response by a renowned industry analyst
  • a 15-minute briefing with the analyst: classic back-and-forth
  • a 15-minute Q&A involving all attendees and Tweeters
  • a 5-minute wrap-up of key elucidations from the show

Rules of Engagement

  • Topics, vendors and analysts are chosen by The Bloor Group
  • Chosen vendors submit 7-10 slides one week prior to their episode
  • At least one slide must depict the solution’s architecture
  • Up to two execs may represent a vendor; one must be technical
  • Vendor must answer all questions, either live or within one week
  • Anyone can submit questions during the live event


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2016 Editorial Calendar

The data-driven era has arrived. Organizations of all shapes and sizes now recognize the value of using trusted information assets for decis
The speed of business today calls for serious investment in advanced analytics. Many of the critical decisions that drive innovation must be
The world moves faster every single day, or so it seems. The companies that stay on top of what's happening will prevail. But the analytical
Today’s enterprise is brimming with all kinds of opportunities. With vast data sources and cutting-edge technologies, new types of applica
Tuesday, May 24 @ 4 ET As expert suppliers of data, IT teams have traditionally created data inventories to track the source, quality &am
Tuesday, Jun. 21 @ 4 ET Traditional business intelligence solutions focused on aggregating and analyzing records, but today’s data-driv
Tuesday, Jul. 26 @ 4 ET The disruptive force of the Internet of Things presents a new breed of opportunity. Tracking sensor and machine d
Tuesday, Aug. 16 @ 4 ET The possibilities may be endless, but so are the threats. A connected world with the Internet of Things opens all
Living in the moment is often touted as solid advice for a happy life. The same can now be said for business. Thanks to a confluence of inno
The blessing and curse of IoT is the size of the equation. The opportunities are everywhere, but so are the challenges. With so many moving
Think of containers as the drones of modern computing. They're small, agile, and can carry a significant payload. In many ways, they represe
Good decisions make great companies. That's why the data-driven mantra keeps gaining momentum. Increasingly, smart business people are takin

2015 Editorial Calendar

Business seems to move faster by the day, with the most cutting edge companies taking advantage of real-time data streams for heavy duty ana
The revolution has begun. One project at a time, a new breed of mission-critical systems are rolling out, and fundamentally changing the way
Data management teams face some tough challenges these days. Organizations need business-driven visibility that enables understanding and aw
Many tremendous innovations over the past few years have fundamentally transformed the way companies can harness the power of data. The bigg
Knowing what’s happening in your enterprise right now can mark the difference between success and failure. The key is to have a rich view

For more information, or to secure a slot on The Briefing Room, please contact Mary Jo Nott.