Author Archive | Maria Ashton

Around Jon Collins from GigaOm in 10 questions

IMG_7593Today we ask our probing questions of Jon Collins from GigaOm (@gigaom, see related posts). Jon ( LinkedIn, @jonno) is an analyst at GigaOm, a columnist for IDG, a member of the  editorial team and  ukele.

1. What are your coverage areas?
I’m looking at emerging technologies and their impact on the business landscape. I know this remit is broad, but it distils down to integration and orchestration, data management/governance and above all user experience — and reflects the challenges faced by CEOs, CTOs and CIOs the world over:
(a) Machine learning, in particular how it can integrate with other systems to turn insight into action
(b) Communication and collaboration, with a focus on enabling innovation, productivity and engagement
(c) Internet of Things, keeping an ongoing view on developments and vertical applications e.g. asset tracking
(d) Platforms and the API economy, enabling companies to grow and changing the business landscape
(e) User experience, emphasising augmentation and integration, e.g. VR, connected car dashboards
(f) Vertical applications of technology, particularly in retail, healthcare, agriculture and creative industries

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[JOB POSTING] Industry Analyst Relations Director

Philips-logo-wordmarkYour challenge

You will lead the global analyst relations discipline within the global integrated communications team. This is a newly-established discipline and of strategic importance for Philips, insofar as we are increasingly moving into the technology space, where industry analysts have significant influence over customer buying decisions.

Your responsibilities

You will be responsible for creating a global plan targeting the most relevant/impactful analysts, which will require you to work very closely with the business group leaders, to acquire a deep understanding of our product and solution offerings and those of our competitors. You will also be expected to collaborate with other disciplines within Philips, including marketing and media relations, to help ensure that positive analyst reports/comments are fully leveraged with customers, the media and other key influencers. Furthermore, you will:

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[JOB POSTING] Deloitte Global, Global Analyst Relations Manager

Deloitte Global, Global Analyst Relations ManagerDeloitte Logo
Global Analyst Relations (AR) is a highly specialized discipline within Deloitte. The AR team is entrusted with owning and managing Deloitte’s relationships with the analyst community on a global basis. The relationships are considered protected and of high value as analysts impact client buying decisions, rate, rank and report on our business, influence our brand and reputation, and provide advice to the business in shaping and directing marketing messages and firm strategies. AR programs are managed on a global, cross-functional and cross-industry basis to ensure the accurate and consistent positioning to maintain and advance our leadership position with the analysts. It is estimated that team activity impacts $3-6B in revenue and the team interfaces at the highest executive level of the firm across all businesses, geographies and industries

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Around Scott Liewehr from Digital Clarity Group in 10 questions

dcg-team-profiles-scott-liewehrToday we ask our probing questions of Scott Liewehr from Digital Clarity Group (@Just_Clarity, see related posts). Scott ( LinkedIn@sliewehr) is the founder and CEO of Digital Clarity Group, voted New Analyst Firm of the Year by IIAR in 2014.

 

1. What are your coverage areas?
Customer Experience Management, Digital Transformation, Service Providers (specifically digital agencies and SI’s), marketing and ecommerce technologies, vendor and service provider selection, content management technology. Continue Reading →

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[JOB POSTING] Director, Global Analyst Relations – Sitecore, CA or NH / USA

Sitecore: Director, Global Analyst Relations (Virtual, Sausalito, CA or Manchester, NH)Sitecore logo (www.analystrelations.org)
Role reports to: Vice President of Strategic Engagement

RESPONSIBILITIES

Advance the company’s mission to attain and sustain position and recognition as the leader in the customer experience market by facilitating a strategic analyst relations program. Continue Reading →

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