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Definition - In information technology, gap analysis is an assessment tool to help identify differences between information systems or applications. A gap is sometimes called "the space between where we are and where we want to be." A gap analysis helps bridge that space by highlighting which requirements are being met and which are not.

In software development, for instance, a gap analysis can be used to document which services and/or functions have been accidentally left out, which ones have been deliberately eliminated and which still need to be developed. In compliance, a gap analysis can be used to compare what is required by law to what is currently being done.

Technique for determining the steps to be taken in moving from a current state to a desired future-state.

List of steps to be taken:

1. Listing of characteristic factors (such as attributes, competencies, performance levels) of the present situation ("what is")

2. Cross-lists factors required to achieve the future objectives ("what should be")

3. Highlights the 'gaps' that exist and need to be 'filled.' Also called need-gap analysis, needs analysis, and needs assessment.

Unfortunately the report includes only two companies from Bulgaria

In Small and Medium Scale Company Category
there are no any companies from Bulgaria

in Large Scale Company Category

Avendi, Bulgaria, Marketing and Distribution of FMCG


McDonald's Bulgaria, Bulgaria, Food Service Retailer / Quick Service Restaurants

the report for fast growing companies for the past five years in the technology sector

the Bulgarians companies and their positions in the report:

Ranking table: ‘Technology Fast 50’ category:

Rank Company Country Website Sector Growth

5 Telerik Corp. Bulgaria www.telerik.com Software 2,327%

6 Investor.BG AD Bulgaria www.ibg.bg Internet 2,130%

20 UNIVERSAL K Ltd. Bulgaria www.universal-k.com Telecommunications/Networking 664%

34 Interconsult Bulgaria OOD Bulgaria www.icb.bg Software 447%

• have annual revenue of at least EUR 50,000 in each of the last five years (2004-2008);
• be in business a minimum of 5 years;
• have an ownership structure that excludes majority owned subsidiaries of strategic entities; and
• have their headquarters in Central Europe.

After meeting these criteria, companies are ranked
according to revenue percentage growth, this is done by
comparing the base revenue of the fi rst out of the last
fi ve years (2004) and revenue of the last year (2008).

Ranking table: ‘Rising Stars’ category

Rank Company Country Website Sector Growth

9 HAND Ltd. Bulgaria www.sonicad.biz Software 315%

‘Rising Stars‘ category
This Technology Fast 50 category recognises ‘young’
technology companies that are quickly growing.
‘Rising Stars’ companies have to meet the same criteria
necessary for the Technology Fast 50 with the exception
of revenue, which must have exceeded EUR 30,000
each year for the past three years (2006-2008).
Additionally companies cannot be in business less
than three years and no longer than fi ve years.