IIAR/CB Resourcing Salary Survey

Why is Analyst Relations commanding a 46% salary premium over Public Relations?

Drawing on the  2017 IIAR Salary Survey produced by CB Resourcing,  we thought it would be interesting to expand the information gathered with a comparison against the wider sector of public relations.     The size of the gap between AR and PR is staggering When we compare Analyst Relations to more general Public Relations… Read More →

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[GUEST POST] Why Startups Need Analyst Relations More Than Growth Hacking

By Theo Pristley (@tprstly, LinkedIn), originally posted here on Forbes and republished with his express permission. Co-authored with Ian Gotts (@iangotts, LinkedIn), tech advisor, investor, speaker and author.)   You’re an innovative and growing startup, I get that. You’ve got a fab new product or service that’s going drive dramatic benefits for enterprise customers, I get that. You’ve even… Read More →

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Around Margaret Adam from IDC in 10 Questions

This week, we’re delighted to present you some insights from the just promoted Margaret Adam / IDC (madam_idc, LinkedIn, blog) with our world famous ten questions.   What are your coverage areas? Officially, European Channels and Alliances, more broadly this really looks at all kinds of go-to-market and partnering relationships from traditional channel (distie, VAR, SI, MSP,… Read More →

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Wrap-up: IIAR Germany 2018 kick-off

A few inches of snow in the deep midwinter in Munich didn’t stop the 2018 IIAR German chapter kick-off from going ahead, with six intrepid AR professionals getting together to exchange news, views and the occasional snippet of gossip – under Chatham House rules, of course. Hosted by IIAR Germany chapter leads Yvonne Kaupp (@YveKaupp, LinkedIn) and Simon… Read More →

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[GUEST POST] Moving AR into IR…..

Investor relations just took over Analyst Relations at Tata Consultancy Services, an IT Services giant. Is IR about to eat AR for lunch? TCS has decided on the reorganisation after a year that included significant leadership changes in the firm’s analyst relations team. In most tech organizations, AR sits within corporate marketing. This has been a… Read More →

IIAR Discussion Group: negotiating with Gartner

IIAR Discussion Group: negotiating with Gartner – is it the new seventies IBM?

Feeling the pinch in your Gartner negotiation? You’re not alone -many members have commented on Gartner’s hard stance and cowboy attitude during negotiations. Out goes partnership and value selling, in comes multi-year lock-in contracts, no discounts policy and no more sweeteners such as Symposium tickets.   Building on our previous conversations niruddho Mukherjee and Ludovic Leforestier will… Read More →

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[GUEST POST] What is your product and what does it do? by Adrian Sanabria / Threatcare

This post by Adrian Sanabria / Threatcare (@sawaba, LinkedIn) was first published here on his blog.   Lessons I learned trying to make the most of vendor briefings I’ve always been a sort of ‘cut-to-the-chase’ kind of guy. I’m self-taught when it comes to security and technology. Over the years, I’ve learned how to skim through… Read More →

IIAR Sourcing Advisory Group

IIAR Roundtable Findings: How similar are the Sourcing Advisor Relations and Analyst Relations roles in the US? . . .

A few years ago, I transitioned from an AR Practitioner to an Analyst & Advisor Practitioner and have met a few others like me.  I have also met  Analyst Relations professionals who have been thinking about transitioning to Sourcing Advisor Relations (SAR).  To discuss the SAR role in more detail, Ed Gyurko (LinkedIn, @edgyurko) and I created… Read More →

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[GUEST POST] Engaging with mobile analysts … now’s the time!

The final speaker agenda is being nailed down, and the Global Mobile Awards judges have now announced their shortlist. However, there’s no resting on your laurels when it comes to Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona outreach. Next on the action list is the extremely important task of your analyst outreach strategy. Industry analysts play a… Read More →

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[JOB POST] Analyst Relations Manager / Appian Corporation, Reston, VA, US

Analyst Relations Manager Appian is seeking an analytical, technical and research oriented professional with great communication skills to join the marketing organization in the role of Analyst Relations Manager. This person will play a critical, cross-functional role by working with subject matter experts at many different levels of the organization: executives, product strategy, product management,… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Third Party Advisor / Analyst Relations APAC / Unisys, Sydney, Australia

ABOUT UNISYS: Unisys is a global information technology company that builds high-performance, security-centric solutions for the most digitally demanding businesses and governments on Earth. Unisys offerings include security software and services; digital transformation and workplace services; industry applications and services; and innovative software operating environments for high-intensity enterprise computing. For more information on how Unisys… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Senior Analyst Relations Manager, Business Applications / Microsoft, Redmond, WA, USA

Analysts are recognizing Microsoft for its remarkable transformation and at the same time there is an explosion of digital transformation research. As a result, we are looking for a technologically perceptive individual to craft and execute our analyst engagement strategy for Business Applications. Satya Nadella has identified business applications as one of Microsoft’s five customer-focused… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Director, Analyst Relations / Microsoft, Redmond, WA, USA

Analysts are recognizing Microsoft for its remarkable transformation. Beyond our tech innovations in cloud, data and AI, they appreciate our customer centricity, new culture and growth mindset. Data and AI are foundational to helping achieve the company’s mission of “empowering every person and organization on the planet to achieve more”. And the company is investing… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Analyst Relations Manager, TEMENOS, UK

TEMENOS are currently looking to recruit an Analyst Relations Manager to join  their Marketing team. This is a high-profile role within Temenos managing the Global Analyst Relations function.   It includes managing the relationships with key analyst houses and individual analysts, who we regard as one of the most influential external audiences. The role requires… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] EMEA Analyst Relations Manager, AWS, London UK

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking an experienced, self-starting, highly intelligent, personable, and detail-oriented manager to join the EMEA Analyst Relations (AR) team to focus on the UK market. The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to help drive creation and execution of core strategic AR programs for AWS in the UK and in… Read More →

Industry and IT analyst firms collage (IIAR blog)

[GUEST POST] Why Startups Need Analyst Relations More Than Growth Hacking

By Theo Pristley (@tprstly, LinkedIn), originally posted here on Forbes and republished with his express permission. Co-authored with Ian Gotts (@iangotts, LinkedIn), tech advisor, investor, speaker and author.)   You’re an innovative and growing startup, I get that. You’ve got a fab new product or service that’s going drive dramatic benefits for enterprise customers, I get that. You’ve even… Read More →

IIAR German Chapter meeting at Restaurant Ella, Munich

Wrap-up: IIAR Germany 2018 kick-off

A few inches of snow in the deep midwinter in Munich didn’t stop the 2018 IIAR German chapter kick-off from going ahead, with six intrepid AR professionals getting together to exchange news, views and the occasional snippet of gossip – under Chatham House rules, of course. Hosted by IIAR Germany chapter leads Yvonne Kaupp (@YveKaupp, LinkedIn) and Simon… Read More →

Andy Butler, ex. Gartner for the IIAR website

Around Andy Butler / ex. Gartner in 10 questions….

Today we ask our probing questions to the well renowned Andy Butler (LinkedIn) just retired VP Distinguished Analyst at Gartner (Alumnus), who gives us his views on the the industry in 10 questions. Enjoy..   How long have you been in the IT industry and where did you begin your career? I can claim a 45 year unbroken… Read More →

Duncan Chapple / Kea - For the IIAR blog

[GUEST POST] Moving AR into IR…..

Investor relations just took over Analyst Relations at Tata Consultancy Services, an IT Services giant. Is IR about to eat AR for lunch? TCS has decided on the reorganisation after a year that included significant leadership changes in the firm’s analyst relations team. In most tech organizations, AR sits within corporate marketing. This has been a… Read More →

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[GUEST POST] IIAR Webinar: ‘Tis the season for Gartner Methodologies

On September 7th, the CCgroup AR team joined IIAR’s latest webinar on Gartner methodologies with by David Black (LinkedIn), MVP Methodologies & Content Engagement at Gartner and moderated by Ludovic Leforestier (@lludovic, LinkedIn), from the IIAR Board. David spoke about the firm’s research methodology behind reports such as Magic Quadrants and Critical Capabilities. The AR community has always been… Read More →

IIAR/CB Resourcing Salary Survey

How much are you worth? Introducing the IIAR Salary Survey

As a highly specialised profession, Analyst relations roles are notoriously hard to evaluate when it comes to compensation. They are often hard to find profiles, can report to different functions and thus bother recruiters and employers are often at pains to make the right call on salaries. In addition, expertise areas and their drivers are… Read More →

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IIAR Canada & US chapter event-  2nd Annual SAAS NORTH Conference

On November 29-30, 2017 the 2nd Annual SAAS NORTH Conference returns to Ottawa. SAAS NORTH is Canada’s largest SaaS conference, bringing the entire ecosystem together under one roof. Nationally and globally, SaaS is leading the way for growth in tech. According to Gartner, SaaS is estimated to exceed $46 billion this year. (more…) Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+Pinterest

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German IIAR Summer Stammtisch 2017: scope of AR, ISG/Experton and Paulaner

One of the most picturesque beer gardens in Munich was the setting for this year’s IIAR German Chapter Summer Event, gathering AR professionals and industry analysts. Our topic of the night was what it takes to make an analyst relations (AR) program mature and strong. As we discussed, what success looks like actually depends on your… Read More →

Renata Barros, Cisco - IIAR Professional of the Year 2017 for LatAm

 Around Renata Barros from Cisco in 10 questions

The third winner of the IIAR Analyst Relations Professional of the Year 2017, for Latin America, Renata Barros / Cisco gives us some insights on how she rose to the challenge and sees influence in her region. Sorry, theatre. Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+Pinterest

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The IIAR Summer Party celebrates the IIAR AR Pros and Team of 2017 – Sponsored by TCS

Views and insights, what a party! The 2017 IIAR London Summer party sponsored by TCS gathered over hundred analysts and AR pros in the Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard. (more…) Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+Pinterest

IIAR Café - Ottawa, Canada, July 2017

IIAR AR Café: IIAR Canadian Chapter meet in Ottawa on July 20th

The purpose of this meetup is to provide an informal medium for networking & learning opportunities once a month for Analyst Relations Professionals (ARP) and/or professionals working with Industry Analysts in the Tech industry. Marketers, Social Marketers, Public Relations, Corporate Communications professionals and Analysts wanting to connect into the ARP community in Ottawa and greater… Read More →

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IIAR Webinar: Crisp Research outlines European expansion

This spring, Crisp Research announced the appointment of well-known industry analyst Stefan Ried to head up a new practice area focused on the Internet of Things. For @Crisp_Research, his arrival was a big step – signaling aspirations beyond its core DACH market (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) to grow and cover all of Europe. And for @StefanRied, it… Read More →

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[GUEST POST] IDC EMEA provide the IIAR with their current State of the Union: What’s changing for this year and next?

By Suzannah Archibald (LinkedIn, @suzannah_a), Head of Analyst Relations at CCgroup. IDC is usually one of the better analyst houses I encounter. They usually show tight co-ordination amongst their end-user practices, and reach out and access their client and subscriber database across over 10,000 IT decision-maker professionals (and counting). So, in mid-2017, what’s changed at IDC? And how… Read More →

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IIAR London Forum: Best Practice followed by NelsonHall: Getting the Message Out in a Post-Truth World

As 2017 is shaping up to be a Tectonic Year when it comes to Analyst Relations the IIAR will be holding a London Forum on April 27th and on the evergreen topic of AR Best Practice, IIAR members are invited to share and debate best practice relating to Analyst Relations, Ludovic Leforestier (LinkedIn, @lludovic), will moderate… Read More →

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BREAKING: Gartner gobbles brand benchmarking agency

2017 is definitely a a tectonic year for influencer relations: after expanding to other functions with the CEB purchase, Gartner Inc. (NYSE:IT) announced it bought L2, a brand benchmarking agency cum research company. This further reinforces its capabilities in marketing and digital, a segment coveted by rival Forrester (NASDAQ:FORR). As IT expenditure moves to business lines and to the marketing… Read More →

The IIAR Tragic Quadrant 2017 featuring Gartner, IDC, Forrester, 451, Ovum, ESG, Machina, Crisp, Constellation, HfS

The IIAR Tragic Quadrant for 2017

The Tragic Quadrant is compiled from data collected as part of the IIAR Analyst of the Year Survey, where, annually, we invite analyst relations professionals to rate individual industry analyst and the firms they work for. Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+Pinterest

Gartner acquisitions: META, AMR, Burton, Ideas, Software Advice, Captera, SCM World

2017, a tectonic year for influencer relations?

This January feels like our IIAR April Fool posts came early. After Gartner gobbling the largest peer-to-peer advisory firm CEB (Corporate Advisory Firm) for a cool USD 3.3 billions (2.6b in cash and stock plus 700m debt), the long awaited and many times postponed sellout of IDG, the parent company of IDC, happened yesterday. Those two deals are nothing less… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Analyst Relations Strategist, IBM, NYC, USA

Job Description IBM is looking to hire a Services Analyst Relations Strategist in New York office to join the team of AR professionals as IBM builds relationships with key influencers to help IBM Services further lead the market in innovative consulting and IT services. The Analyst Relations Strategist plays a critical cross functional role by… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Multiple Analyst Relations Positions in Different Companies and Locations

There are several positions currently available for job seekers in analyst relations. These include: Analyst Relations Manager, Google Cloud, Mountain View, CA, US Global Head of Communications, Press and Analyst Relations, Openlink Financial, New York, NY, US Amdocs Global Analyst Relations Lead (AR Lead), Amdocs, London, UK Business Leader, Analyst Relations, IBM, San Francisco, US (more…) Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+Pinterest

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[JOB POSTING] Analyst Relations Manager, Nerdery, Minnesota, US

The Analyst Relations Manager will be responsible for building and managing an Analyst Relations program that supports The Nerdery’s strategic marketing and growth objectives. The Analyst Relations Manager will drive ways to leverage analyst insight and shape market perception across the professional services and software development segments. In this role, you will build relationships and leverage… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Global Analyst Relations Analyst, Deloitte Global, Different locations, US

Deloitte leads with purpose, solving complex issues for our clients and communities. Across disciplines and across borders, Deloitte Global supports our network of member firms by developing and driving global strategy, programs, and platforms, and creating new solutions and transformational experiences. Our people share a passion for igniting change and a strong service orientation that… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Analyst Relations Executive, NTT DATA, London, United Kingdom

Job description As an experienced Analyst Relations Executive you will establish and mange EMEA wide Analyst relations. Forming a core part of the NTT DATA EMEA team based in London you will work closely with country Marketing teams to ensure that an Analyst Relations strategy is in place and successful across NTT DATA EMEA. The… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Sr. Analyst Relations Manager- AI, Microsoft, Redmond, WA, US

Job description  Analysts are recognizing Microsoft for its remarkable transformation and at the same time there is an explosion of artificial intelligence interest and research. As a result, Microsoft is looking for a technologically perceptive individual to craft and execute their analyst engagement strategy for Artificial Intelligence. If you have a passion for driving thought-leadership… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Sr. Analyst Relations Manager, Box, CA, US

This role will be critical in helping to manage and work day-to-day with the extensive Analyst Influencer community for Box, including analysts in Enterprise File Synchronization & Sharing (EFSS), ECM, Cloud platforms, Cloud security, Collaboration/Social and Enterprise Mobility. (more…) Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+Pinterest

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[JOB POSTING] Analyst Relations Senior Manager, Fujitsu, London, UK

Fujitsu, the leading Japanese ICT company, is looking for a senior analyst relations manager in London. There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Fujitsu – As they are currently going through an unprecedented period of transformation and growth. As a result they’re looking to appoint an Analyst Relations Senior Manager to achieve… Read More →