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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Winners announced: IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016

The IIAR is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016 and IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year 2016 AND THE WINNERS ARE… Keep reading below for the IIAR Analyst of Year 2016, IIAR Global Analyst Firm of Year 2016, IIAR Independent Analyst of the Year 2016 and the best… Read More →

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Who will be the IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016?

The IIAR mainframe has been humming once again… and the IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016 winners will be announced tomorrow (6th December 2016) at the IIAR Christmas Party in London. Last year’s vote was a close run thing, with a number of analysts fighting it out. Our winner Julie Short  (LinkedIn,[email protected]) at Gartner just pipped several other… Read More →

Constellation Short List group messaging 10/16

Constellation and the curse of the quadrant

At the beginning, the intent was pure. Industry analysts, more specifically the buy-side “prescribers” exist to help technology buyers (often referred to as end-users) select the best vendors and providers. They gather insights through public and private sources such as (semi-)private vendor briefings and conversations (inquiries) with their end-user subscribers. Some analysts take hundreds of briefings and inquiries… Read More →

Ian Gotts (IIAR guest author)

[GUEST POST] Why AR comes before PR. Just look in the dictionary.

By Ian Gotts / Founder and CEO, Elements.cloud (LinkedIn, @iangotts). You’re an innovative and growing software vendor, I get that. You’ve got a fab new product that’s going drive dramatic benefits for enterprise customers, I get that.You’ve even got a blog to push out great customer stories now and then, I get that too. But how… Read More →

AOTY

Winners announced: IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016

The IIAR is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016 and IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year 2016 AND THE WINNERS ARE… Keep reading below for the IIAR Analyst of Year 2016, IIAR Global Analyst Firm of Year 2016, IIAR Independent Analyst of the Year 2016 and the best… Read More →

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Who will be the IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016?

The IIAR mainframe has been humming once again… and the IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016 winners will be announced tomorrow (6th December 2016) at the IIAR Christmas Party in London. Last year’s vote was a close run thing, with a number of analysts fighting it out. Our winner Julie Short  (LinkedIn,[email protected]) at Gartner just pipped several other… Read More →

Anthony Mullen

Around Anthony Mullen from Gartner in 10 questions

Today we ask our probing questions of Anthony Mullen  from Gartner (@gartner, see related posts). Anthony ( LinkedIn,[email protected]_mull) recently joined Gartner and was previously with Forrester. Last year while working in a data science consultancy, Anthony conceived of and ran a piece of R&D work that developed the worlds first rich segmentation using wearable data. The work went on to develop… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Deloitte Global, Global Analyst Relations Manager

Deloitte Global, Global Analyst Relations Manager 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… Read More →

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Senior Manager, Analyst Relations at Box – Los Altos, California

At Box, we’re rethinking – and disrupting – the traditional enterprise software markets. Box is at the heart of major shifts in consumerization of IT, new worker expectations and having secure access and management of business content. We’ve got 37 million users, 47,000 paying customers, and a partner ecosystem that includes a who’s who of… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Senior Manager, Analyst Relations, OpenText – San Mateo, CA, United States

  The Opportunity: Helps build and deliver a results-oriented AR program that supports OpenText’s business goals through a strategic approach to expanding and strengthening the company’s relationship and reputation with analysts Leads planning, execution and measurement of an AR program and analyst engagement strategy supporting individual Business Units and/or product categories that results in: increased awareness… Read More →

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Director, Global Analyst Relations

  As SimpliVity continues its hyper-growth, we seek an experienced, passionate, organized and highly motivated Analyst Relations director to help lead the company to a new level of global awareness and recognition. (more…) Share this…

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Analyst Relations Manager for Tata Communications

As Analyst Relations Manager for Tata Communications, you will play a critical role in executing and supporting Analyst Relations (AR) program and initiatives. Reporting to the Associate Director, Analyst Relations, you will execute the AR plan for the business, both internally and externally, as well as support thought leadership and analyst activities in the global… Read More →

Thought Leadership Economist & Survey Research Lead – professional services

A leading professional services business requires a thought leadership economist and survey research manager to lead their global thought leadership research. The role will involve: Managing their extensive b2b surveys in conjunction with external partners Briefing the CEO and other senior executives on global business issues Driving insight for global member firms from using in… Read More →

Global PR / AR Director Avanade – London, GB

   Avanade’s director of media/analyst and influencer relations is responsible for driving awareness of, and preference for, Avanade among current and potential stakeholders (including clients, employees, recruitment candidates and alliance partners). This is accomplished through strategic planning and execution of media, analyst and influencer programs which align to overall business and marketing priorities. The role… Read More →