Reminder – Register for IIAR Teleconference with TPI 9th Sept

There are still a few places left for the 9th September Teleconference featuring  TPI who will be discussing the current market dynamics on sourcing data and advisory services.  The call is scheduled for 4pm BST.

Please respond to the secretary’s invitation.

(Job Posting) Senior Manager, Corporate Communications Sought for Arlington, VA

The Senior Manager of Corporate Communications will be responsible for driving the media and analyst relations programs. The primary objectives are to secure coverage to increase targeted prospect audience awareness and to maintain our leadership position with industry analysts. This role is also responsible for managing key analyst relationships and managing our public relations firm. This position is located in  Arlington, VA. Continue reading

IIAR Discussion – TPI presents on Current Market Dynamics, 9th September

The IIAR is delighted to host a teleconference with TPI – the world’s leading provider of sourcing data and advisory services for service providers.The call is scheduled for Wednesday, September 9th at 4:00-5:00pm BST/11:00am EST.

As the global economy recovers, what trends will determine Service Provider success? Which market sectors present the best opportunities for hunting and farming? This teleconference will feature an overview of some of TPI’s recent research on current market dynamics and go-to-market strategies. Leading the discussion will be Paul Reynolds, TPI’s chief research officer. After the presentation there will be a Q&A.

For those unfamiliar with TPI and its ASK Momentum service, click on this link for more information – http://www.tpi.net/resources/service_providers/tpimomentum.html

To sign up to join the teleconference, please email jcourtenay(at)analystrelations(dot)org

Around Douglas Hayward from IDC in 10 questions

Today’s star analyst in our reasonably priced Around in 10 Questions series is Douglas Hayward from at IDC. You can find Douglas at Twitter under @douglashayward.

1. What are your coverage areas?

From October 2010 (earlier in reality), I’ll be co-ordinating IDC’s Western European IT services and business services forecasts (business services basically means business consulting services and BPO). I’ll also be running the European Services: Markets and Competitive Insights subscription research program, an overview program that tracks the dynamics and fortunes of the European services market, and those of the key vendors.

I’m also launching a very exciting new IDC service that I can’t talk about yet.  As well as all that, I’ll continue tracking the business consulting market in Western Europe – but note that from October onwards, I’m no longer officially tracking BPO in Western Europe. I reckon I’ve got enough to keep me busy without BPO. Continue reading

(Job Posting) Metia Seeks Analyst Relations Account Manager

Purpose of the Position:

We are looking for a communications strategist to lead analyst relations programmes for our clients. The position needs an individual who can create and deliver comprehensive plans to successfully engage clients with analysts. With sound knowledge of analysts and the technology space, you will be able to create relevant communications to promote and raise awareness of your clients within this community. Continue reading

Recap – IIAR Teleconference on Best Practices in Sourcing Advisory Relations

The IIAR hosted a Best Practices teleconference on Sourcing Advisory Relations on August 11th. The panel led by Ed Gyurko, IIAR Board Member, featured panellists, Amber Wagenknecht, Senior Executive, Global Sourcing Advisor Relations, Accenture, Ed Gardiner, Advisor Relations Director at HCL, and Simon Knowles, Managing Director, Essential Edge Ltd.  The discussion, led by Ed Gyurko featured a lively discussion which had the panellists sharing their expertise and personal anecdotes followed by a Q&A.

Members can see notes from the call in our members area here.

Around Albert Pang from APPS RUN THE WORLD in 10 questions

Today’s star analyst in our Around in 10 Questions series is Albert Pang who heads up Apps Run The World. You can find Albert  on Twitter under @appsruntheworld, and on his blog www.appsruntheworld.com.

1.What are your coverage areas?

Our firm is 100% dedicated to worldwide applications research, which includes both horizontal apps like ERP and vertical ones like insurance claims processing designed for the 21 industries from aerospace to utilities that we cover in depth. Our objective is to become the No. 1 source for apps research for users, vendors, tech investors and key stakeholders from system integrators to business process outsourcers. For me personally I have been covering financial accounting, HR, industry-specific, and other mission-critical operations apps markets for 25 years. Continue reading

(Job Posting) Sourcing Advisor Relationship Manager-Influencer Marketing

An exciting opportunity to join a leading IT Solutions company as part of their Influencer Relations team is available now. This role leads on outreach and all aspects of communication to and with Sourcing and Executive Advisors and their firms, whilst liaising with internal Executives to drive relationship development in the long-term and maximise sales opportunities in the short/mid-term.

You will have experience either working with or for Sourcing Advisory firms and will have a strong understanding of Influencer marketing as a whole. Experience with a large IT outsourcer / business solutions organisation is advantageous though not essential.

This position will be based in London with a competitive salary and package. For a full job spec please submit your CV now to hannah.gibson@projectpeople.com.   Tel: +44 (0) 117 908 7000   |   Fax: +44 (0) 117 925 46767  |   Mob: +44 (0) 7793 222 107.
Project People Ltd, Whitefriars, Lewins Mead, Bristol, BS1 2NT, United Kingdom. Web: www.projectpeople.com

Around Mike Fauscette from IDC in 10 questions

Michael Fauscette from IDCToday’s star analyst in our Around in 10 Questions series is Michael Fauscette who heads up IDC‘s enterprise software team. You can find Mike on Twitter under @mfauscette and on his blog www.mfauscette.com.

  1. What are your coverage areas?
    I run the Software Business Solutions Group at IDC which includes coverage on enterprise software: ERP, CRM, PLM, PPM, SCM, Collaboration and Social Software plus SaaS, Cloud, Open Source Software, Software pricing and licensing and software partners, channels and alliances. My personal research is mostly focused on emerging trends and hot topics in enterprise software which includes things like social business, the mobile enterprise, usability and cloud. Continue reading

Around Rachel Dines from Forrester in 10 questions

Today’s star in the IIAR “Around in 10 questions” interview series is Forrester‘s Rachel Dines (@RachelDines, blog) who covers many aspects related to business continuity. She’s also one of the analysts taking the most inquiries I know of!

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