There’s been an interesting conversation recently on one of the LinkedIn on recommended staffing levels for dedicated AR people in companies -reproduced here.
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 →
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.
Gartner will be hosting their quarterly AR call on the 7/1. They usually make a good update –this time it will be focussed on AMR –a good time to get answers to all the questions asked on the blogs recently: on the IIAR blog (you read it there first!), but also on Analyst Insight, Analyst… Read More →
Ideas International (IDEAS), the US subsidiary of Ideas International Limited (ASX:IDE) has signed a distribution agreement with US-based competitive intelligence research firm Current Analysis, Inc. The agreement covers the US and EMEA regions … More at Tekrati
The Advisory Council (TAC) today announced Benchmark Ultra-Lite, a low-priced modular IT assessment and benchmarking tool designed to help business and IT management improve their performance … More at Tekrati
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
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 →
Bersin and Associates, a research and advisory firm focused solely on enterprise learning and talent management, has added RWD Technologies to the company’s Certified Consulting Partnership Program. RWD Technologies provides human and operational performance improvement solutions … More at Tekrati
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 →
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 →