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 →
If you’ll be at Gartner Symposium in Cannes next week, come along and meet the IIAR at an informal breakfast meeting on Wednesday November 5th. For more information, please contact IIAR secretary Hannah Kirkman at hkirkman at analystrelations dot org.
I started a draft a long time ago to describe what my job is, and as usual Carter was quicker off the mark 🙂 He wrote a nice one on Defining “Analyst Relations” (SageCircle Blog), see my comment below his post. What do you think AR is? I also bookmarked a while back those links:… Read More →
Great post from Jeremiah Owyang from Forrester on the The 7 Tenets of the Connected Analyst. My question to him is: how do you devise a research agenda and how maintain the right distance to separate reporting/blogging from analysis when your online life is connected, virtual and immediate?