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    From the IIAR UK Forum and kindly sponsored by Dell, the 2014 IIAR Christmas Party will be held at a great venue in London’s Covent Garden. The IIAR is aiming to be the first “must attend ” Christmas party in the diaries of all analysts and Analyst Relations professionals.

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    IIAR Germany Stammtisch Event – In Munich

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IIAR Discussion – Negotiating your Analyst Firm Contract – 31st Oct 14

What – IIAR Discussion Group – Negotiating your Analyst Firm Contract (aka – Negotiating with Gartner) When – Friday the 31st October 2014 @ 4pm GMT, 5pm CET, 12 Noon – New York Where – IIAR Webinar Register Here – To attend please REGISTER <<HERE>>, now Successfully negotiating your contract with analyst firms and gaining best… Read More →

IIAR Christmas Party – 9th December 2014

There’s a mere 70-odd days to go before Santa is due. The shops are setting out their Yuletide wares, Christmas jumper days are being arranged and the IIAR is aiming to be the first “must attend ” Christmas party in everyone’s diaries. This year, we’re holding our Christmas festivities in Covent Garden, London on Tuesday… Read More →

New Portfolio of Decision Making Methodologies from IDC

October 15th, 2014 was a busy day for IDC. In addition to Marianne Kolding (VP, IDC European Services) presenting at the latest IIAR UK Forum IDC launched a new portfolio of decision making technologies – see the IDC Press Release below. Details of IDC’s DecisionScape, MarketScape and FutureScape are available for members <<here>>. A recording of the UK… Read More →

IDC, End-Users and Strategic AR – all at our latest London meeting

Well, that was a late one but well worth it. In a mammoth three hour meeting (we didn’t lock the doors, people just didn’t want to leave) those attending last night’s IIAR meeting in London enjoyed an informative interview Marianne Kolding of IDC by Simon ‘Jeremy’ Levin of The Skills Connection. In his quiet, persistent manner, Simon coaxed Marianne into explaining how IDC works… Read More →

[GUEST POST] Building credibility to boost sales with IT Analyst Relations

This Guest Posting was first published on Influencer Relations and Marketing, author Sven Litke, Kea Company. Many thanks for allowing the IIAR to re-publish. When talking to IT vendors eager to grow their business I usually come across a number of common challenges they face. One of the biggest issues which lies outside the companies (as… Read More →

Don’t Forget – IIAR UK Forum with IDC – 15th October

IDC plus “Developing strategic AR programmes” at October’s UK IIAR Forum Date/Time: 15th October 2014, 5pm – 7pm BST Location: Holborn, Central London – details sent when registered. Register: <<HERE>> If you would like to join us please register soon. Agenda:  1st Session – An exclusive interview session with Marianne Kolding (LinkedIn), the Vice President of European Services Research at IDC. This “interview session” will cover IDC’s reach and influence… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] AR Freelancer, Magnolia AR – UK

Magnolia AR, a small-but-growing analyst relations agency, is looking for an experienced AR freelancer to help drive strategic AR programmes for our clients. The individual will be working closely with the director on key accounts. You will be responsible for collaborating and developing positive relationships with clients – always ensuring we are offering strategic advice as… Read More →

“Wet Paint” ~ Refreshed IIAR Website

The IIAR is excited to announce the launch of our newly designed, fully refreshed, version of this IIAR Blog/Website, which goes live over this weekend, (4th and 5th, October 2014). Hopefully the transition will be smooth and the IIAR web presence will have a fresh new look over this weekend. Please excuse interruption in normal service… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Director of Product PR and AR, Atlassian – US

Role: Director of Product Public Relations and Analyst Relations Company: Atlassian Location: San Francisco Bay Area, US Job description: Do you live and breathe PR and AR? Do you secretly wish you could have been a developer but were graced with kickass writing and communications skills over coding abilities? If the answer is yes, you’re a great perfect… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Manager, AR and Customer PR, Zendesk – US

Role: Manager, Analyst Relations and Customer PR Compnay: Zendesk Location: San Francisco, CA, US Job description: Zendesk is looking for an experienced and passionate analyst relations expert and communicator with strong industry analyst relationships and a journalist’s eye for uncovering compelling customer stories and trends. Reporting to the Senior Director of Global Communications, this role will manage Zendesk’s… Read More →

IIAR Discussion – Negotiating your Analyst Firm Contract – 31st Oct 14

What – IIAR Discussion Group – Negotiating your Analyst Firm Contract (aka – Negotiating with Gartner) When – Friday the 31st October 2014 @ 4pm GMT, 5pm CET, 12 Noon – New York Where – IIAR Webinar Register Here – To attend please REGISTER <<HERE>>, now Successfully negotiating your contract with analyst firms and gaining best… Read More →

IDC, End-Users and Strategic AR – all at our latest London meeting

Well, that was a late one but well worth it. In a mammoth three hour meeting (we didn’t lock the doors, people just didn’t want to leave) those attending last night’s IIAR meeting in London enjoyed an informative interview Marianne Kolding of IDC by Simon ‘Jeremy’ Levin of The Skills Connection. In his quiet, persistent manner, Simon coaxed Marianne into explaining how IDC works… Read More →

[GUEST POST] Building credibility to boost sales with IT Analyst Relations

This Guest Posting was first published on Influencer Relations and Marketing, author Sven Litke, Kea Company. Many thanks for allowing the IIAR to re-publish. When talking to IT vendors eager to grow their business I usually come across a number of common challenges they face. One of the biggest issues which lies outside the companies (as… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Marcom Management, Microsoft – US

Do you have a challenger mentality, stellar communication skills, and a knack for uncovering compelling story angles?   WWLP marketing is looking for a highly skilled AR/PR Manager to change perceptions of Microsoft licensing worldwide.   We need someone who can build strong relationships with the most influential media & analyst groups; someone to drive… Read More →

IIAR Webinar – 11th September – Best Practices in the Rules of Engagement

Date: September 11th, 2014 Time: 4pm BST, 5pm CET, 11am EST, 8am PST Location: IIAR Webinar – Register here AR Pros and the Industry Analysts work on the basis of undocumented principles – principles that sometimes get broken or abused and then what do you do? This webinar will look at the types of analysts AR… Read More →

What does analyst influence mean to you?

What does analyst influence mean to you? If you’re in AR, how do you get it, and how do you measure it? If you’re an analyst, how do you know whether you have it?   “Influence” is a goal for many Analyst Relations programs–and a factor of analyst effectiveness–yet there is little agreement about how… Read More →

[GUEST POST] Can you build a meaningful relationship with analysts, even if you don’t pay them?

“We have a problem with analysts,” I hear you say. “You have to buy analyst services to have a good relationship with them,” has got to be the most common phrase any analyst relations professional hears from colleagues. Cynicism reigns when it comes to judging analysts, which reflects the way many of us might feel about… Read More →

IIAR Discussion – Negotiating your Analyst Firm Contract – 31st Oct 14

What – IIAR Discussion Group – Negotiating your Analyst Firm Contract (aka – Negotiating with Gartner) When – Friday the 31st October 2014 @ 4pm GMT, 5pm CET, 12 Noon – New York Where – IIAR Webinar Register Here – To attend please REGISTER <<HERE>>, now Successfully negotiating your contract with analyst firms and gaining best… Read More →

IIAR Christmas Party – 9th December 2014

There’s a mere 70-odd days to go before Santa is due. The shops are setting out their Yuletide wares, Christmas jumper days are being arranged and the IIAR is aiming to be the first “must attend ” Christmas party in everyone’s diaries. This year, we’re holding our Christmas festivities in Covent Garden, London on Tuesday… Read More →

New Portfolio of Decision Making Methodologies from IDC

October 15th, 2014 was a busy day for IDC. In addition to Marianne Kolding (VP, IDC European Services) presenting at the latest IIAR UK Forum IDC launched a new portfolio of decision making technologies – see the IDC Press Release below. Details of IDC’s DecisionScape, MarketScape and FutureScape are available for members <<here>>. A recording of the UK… Read More →

IDC, End-Users and Strategic AR – all at our latest London meeting

Well, that was a late one but well worth it. In a mammoth three hour meeting (we didn’t lock the doors, people just didn’t want to leave) those attending last night’s IIAR meeting in London enjoyed an informative interview Marianne Kolding of IDC by Simon ‘Jeremy’ Levin of The Skills Connection. In his quiet, persistent manner, Simon coaxed Marianne into explaining how IDC works… Read More →

[GUEST POST] Building credibility to boost sales with IT Analyst Relations

This Guest Posting was first published on Influencer Relations and Marketing, author Sven Litke, Kea Company. Many thanks for allowing the IIAR to re-publish. When talking to IT vendors eager to grow their business I usually come across a number of common challenges they face. One of the biggest issues which lies outside the companies (as… Read More →

Don’t Forget – IIAR UK Forum with IDC – 15th October

IDC plus “Developing strategic AR programmes” at October’s UK IIAR Forum Date/Time: 15th October 2014, 5pm – 7pm BST Location: Holborn, Central London – details sent when registered. Register: <<HERE>> If you would like to join us please register soon. Agenda:  1st Session – An exclusive interview session with Marianne Kolding (LinkedIn), the Vice President of European Services Research at IDC. This “interview session” will cover IDC’s reach and influence… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] AR Freelancer, Magnolia AR – UK

Magnolia AR, a small-but-growing analyst relations agency, is looking for an experienced AR freelancer to help drive strategic AR programmes for our clients. The individual will be working closely with the director on key accounts. You will be responsible for collaborating and developing positive relationships with clients – always ensuring we are offering strategic advice as… Read More →

“Wet Paint” ~ Refreshed IIAR Website

The IIAR is excited to announce the launch of our newly designed, fully refreshed, version of this IIAR Blog/Website, which goes live over this weekend, (4th and 5th, October 2014). Hopefully the transition will be smooth and the IIAR web presence will have a fresh new look over this weekend. Please excuse interruption in normal service… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Director of Product PR and AR, Atlassian – US

Role: Director of Product Public Relations and Analyst Relations Company: Atlassian Location: San Francisco Bay Area, US Job description: Do you live and breathe PR and AR? Do you secretly wish you could have been a developer but were graced with kickass writing and communications skills over coding abilities? If the answer is yes, you’re a great perfect… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Manager, AR and Customer PR, Zendesk – US

Role: Manager, Analyst Relations and Customer PR Compnay: Zendesk Location: San Francisco, CA, US Job description: Zendesk is looking for an experienced and passionate analyst relations expert and communicator with strong industry analyst relationships and a journalist’s eye for uncovering compelling customer stories and trends. Reporting to the Senior Director of Global Communications, this role will manage Zendesk’s… Read More →

New Portfolio of Decision Making Methodologies from IDC

October 15th, 2014 was a busy day for IDC. In addition to Marianne Kolding (VP, IDC European Services) presenting at the latest IIAR UK Forum IDC launched a new portfolio of decision making technologies – see the IDC Press Release below. Details of IDC’s DecisionScape, MarketScape and FutureScape are available for members <<here>>. A recording of the UK… Read More →

IDC, End-Users and Strategic AR – all at our latest London meeting

Well, that was a late one but well worth it. In a mammoth three hour meeting (we didn’t lock the doors, people just didn’t want to leave) those attending last night’s IIAR meeting in London enjoyed an informative interview Marianne Kolding of IDC by Simon ‘Jeremy’ Levin of The Skills Connection. In his quiet, persistent manner, Simon coaxed Marianne into explaining how IDC works… Read More →

Don’t Forget – IIAR UK Forum with IDC – 15th October

IDC plus “Developing strategic AR programmes” at October’s UK IIAR Forum Date/Time: 15th October 2014, 5pm – 7pm BST Location: Holborn, Central London – details sent when registered. Register: <<HERE>> If you would like to join us please register soon. Agenda:  1st Session – An exclusive interview session with Marianne Kolding (LinkedIn), the Vice President of European Services Research at IDC. This “interview session” will cover IDC’s reach and influence… Read More →

IIAR Webinar Report – Progressive Digital Media Acquires CurrentAnalysis

Following the Progressive Digital Media Group’s acquisition of CurrentAnalysis Inc in July 2014, Simon Pyper (CEO Progressive Digital Media Group) and key members of his team, kindly agreed to provide a Webinar for IIAR Members. This well attended webinar took place on the 5th September and provided a great overview of their combined strategy, synergy… Read More →

IIAR Webinar: Progressive Digital Media Group Acquires CurrentAnalysis – 5/9/14

IIAR Webinar: Progressive Digital Media Group Acquisition of CurrentAnalysis Inc. Date: 5th September 2014 Time: 4pm BST, 5PM CET, 11am EST Location: IIAR Webinar – Register HERE   Summary: On the 30 July 2014, the Board of Progressive Digital Media Group Plc, the provider of high quality premium business information to the consumer and technology markets, confirmed… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] AR Freelancer, Magnolia AR – UK

Magnolia AR, a small-but-growing analyst relations agency, is looking for an experienced AR freelancer to help drive strategic AR programmes for our clients. The individual will be working closely with the director on key accounts. You will be responsible for collaborating and developing positive relationships with clients – always ensuring we are offering strategic advice as… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Director of Product PR and AR, Atlassian – US

Role: Director of Product Public Relations and Analyst Relations Company: Atlassian Location: San Francisco Bay Area, US Job description: Do you live and breathe PR and AR? Do you secretly wish you could have been a developer but were graced with kickass writing and communications skills over coding abilities? If the answer is yes, you’re a great perfect… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Manager, AR and Customer PR, Zendesk – US

Role: Manager, Analyst Relations and Customer PR Compnay: Zendesk Location: San Francisco, CA, US Job description: Zendesk is looking for an experienced and passionate analyst relations expert and communicator with strong industry analyst relationships and a journalist’s eye for uncovering compelling customer stories and trends. Reporting to the Senior Director of Global Communications, this role will manage Zendesk’s… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Director of Analyst Relations, TubeMogul – US

Role: Director of Analyst Relations Company: TubeMogul, Inc. Location: San Francisco Bay Area, US Job description:  We are seeking a Director of Analyst Relations to lead our communication efforts with analysts covering the advertising technology industry. Working closely with the product marketing organization, the Director of Analyst Relations will be responsible for articulating TubeMogul’s vision and product roadmap… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Global Customer Reference Manager, Sitecore – UK/US

Role: Global Customer Reference Manager Company: Sitecore Location: US or UK Job description Sitecore is the global leader in customer experience management software, delivering highly relevant content and personalized digital experiences that delight audiences, build loyalty and drive revenue. Sitecore’s experience platform delivers one connected experience across both on and off-line channels; enabling marketers to own the… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Sr. Manager Industry Analyst Relations, VMware – US

Role: Sr. Manager Industry Analyst Relations Company: VMware Location: Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA Job description Reporting directly to the Director, Analyst Relations, the Sr. Manager Industry Analyst Relations will drive both inbound and outbound information-sharing programs for our end-user computing team. Inbound AR programs will leverage analyst research and opinion to clearly convey technology and business trends… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Senior Analyst Relations Manager, Workday – US

Role: Senior Analyst Relations Manager Company: Workday Location: San Francisco, CA, US Apply: on company website It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they’re doing. At Workday, we’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we’re serious about what… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Senior Analyst Relations Manager, Oracle – US

Company: Oracle Role: Senior Manager, Analyst Relations Location: Open to any U.S. based location As Senior Manager, Analyst Relations, you will be responsible for managing Oracle’s Analyst Relations (AR) program for one of our most exciting and fastest growing suite of applications – Oracle Customer Experience (CX). We are looking for someone with a strategic… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] PR/AR Account Manager with Metia – London, UK

Job description:  We’re looking for an experienced Account Manager with a passion for delivering joined-up campaigns that generate great results. Strong writing skills and confidence in maintaining and developing excellent client, media and analyst relationships are essential. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing day to day client communication and executing against programme deliverables…. Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Marcom Management, Microsoft – US

Do you have a challenger mentality, stellar communication skills, and a knack for uncovering compelling story angles?   WWLP marketing is looking for a highly skilled AR/PR Manager to change perceptions of Microsoft licensing worldwide.   We need someone who can build strong relationships with the most influential media & analyst groups; someone to drive… Read More →