As a result of doing some research on International AR practices and gaining input during the January IIAR forum in London, the following paper on “Why do International Analyst Relations matter?” (subscribers only) is now available to all IIAR members. As AR professionals, we all are familiar with the value and sales influence of industry… Read More →
The next IIAR London Forum will be on Thursday 26th March, hosted by Weber Shandwick, and we are delighted to welcome John Leigh, new Research and Analysis Director for Datamonitor, as our guest speaker. John will also be accompanied by David Mitchell, SVP of IT Research for Ovum. The forum kicks off at 3:45 p.m…. Read More →
For 2009, the AR and IT research community will need to work closely together. The year won’t be very easy economically, and we believe it is crucial to keep the exchange of viewpoints alive. This post also contains part one of two of a podcast with an IIAR board member.
Following some critical comments from a vendor on a Magic Quadrant, Gartner analyst Andreas Bitterer posted an answer on his own blog: Setting the Record Straight While personally I would not say that publically challenging a research piece is likely to produce a positive outcome for a vendor, it’s refreshing to see a Gartner analyst… Read More →
I received KCG’s newsletter recently and they’re organising free analyst relations webinars on the following topics, so I thought I’d share this: Top Ten Tough Time Tips Measuring your AR Program’s Effect Blogs and AR AR and Sales References – the life blood of AR Eight steps to world class AR Ranking and rating analyst… Read More →
For those in London this evening, come and join us for an early celebration of Christmas. Hill & Knowlton will be hosting us from 6:00 p.m. onwards. If you’d like to attend, please contact IIAR secretary Hannah Kirkman at hkirkman at analystrelations dot org.
Today we have the pleasure to welcome our guest analyst for the world famous IIAR ten questions interview: Jean-Christian Jung is a Senior Vice President Consulting Services at PAC (Pierre Audoin Consultants). JC is based in New York and you can read his thoughts on their collective blog. What are your coverage areas? IT Services and sourcing… Read More →
The London November Forum will take place tomorrow, the 26th in London. The theme will be Green IT and we will have as guest speakers Chris Ingle from IDC, David Metcalfe and Martin Bromfield from Verdantix. As usual, we’ll finish with a debating dinner. Members and prospective members can register with Hannah Kirkman, the IIAR’s… Read More →
Siemens Enterprise Networks has an opening for a senior AR manager in its Munich office in Germany. For more information and details of how to apply, visit http://w1.siemens.com/jobs/en/index/jobsearch/ and enter job number GER64545.
Today, we’re delighted to welcome Michael von Uechtritz, Research Director with the Outsourcing and IT Services research team at Gartner, into the interview hotseat. What are your coverage areas? Business and IT Consulting What are your opinions of the IT Analysis Marketplace and where do you see it going? With some businesses being challenged by… Read More →