IIAR hosts Silicon Valley meeting

IIAR is hosting a Silicon Valley meeting on January 21 at Cisco’s headquarters in San Jose. Sage Circle’s Carter Lusher will kick off the meeting with a presentation that reviews 2009 trends in the analyst ecosystem and a look ahead for 2010. Following Carter’s presentation, I will provide a brief update on IIAR initiatives. Cisco… Read More →

The British Are Coming! Datamonitor stalks Gartner analysts

Datamonitor’s truck rolled around the Gartner headquarters in Stamford, CT, this morning. The firm’s Ovum’s business is aiming to hire, and the hoarding on the van asked analysts to send their resume in. As Greg has argued, Datamonitor may have to work hard to get Gartner analysts’ attention: and it seems to know it.

Jim Lundy departs Gartner for Saba

Jim Lundy announced via his personal blog that he has joined Saba. At Saba, he assumes the role of vice president and General Manager of Collaboration. Most recently, Lundy was a managing vice president and distinguished analyst for the Social Software and Collaboration team at Gartner … More at Tekrati

Next IIAR Discussion Group call on Escalating Research Disagreements

Our next monthly discussion group teleconference is next Tuesday, December 15th, on the topic of best practices in escalating research disagreements. The call will be lead by Peggy O’Neill, who recently authored a Best Practice white paper on this topic for the IIAR. IIAR members who would like to join the call, please contact Hannah… Read More →

Analysys Mason Taps Steve Hilton to Lead Enterprise and SMB Practice

Analysys Mason has strengthened its enterprise practice with industry expert Steve Hilton joining the senior ranks. Most recently with Yankee Group, Hilton will lead the research division’s Enterprise program, which identifies the key issues facing the enterprise, small enterprise and small office, home office (SOHO) ecosystems and enables leading players to make the right decisions…. Read More →

AR leaders to launch professional institute

Senior analyst relations professionals from across Europe have agreed to launch a professional institute. A meeting in London yesterday gathered together members of Europe’s two analyst relations networks to agree the goals, membership requirements and organisational framework for a new international association. Half of us went for dinner afterwards, and Marius’ photograph gives an idea… Read More →