AND THE WINNERS ARE…
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On Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st October the IIAR will be holding a series of calls to announce the winners of this year’s IIAR Analyst of the Year and IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year 2012.
The calls will be led by IIAR Board member and APJ chapter lead – Dave Noble – who masterminded the new format for this year’s survey and has spent the last few weeks analysing the results.
Calls will be held at the following times and will focus on region-specific trends and winners:
- USA: Tues 30th Oct at West Coast – 2pm/East Coast – 5pm
- Asia-Pacific/Japan: Weds 31st Oct at Sydney – 5pm/Singapore – 2pm/ Mumbai – 11:30am
- Europe: Weds 31st Oct at London – 9am/France – 10am
All AR professionals are welcome to attend this call free of charge.
If you would like to take part please email me to reserve your place and receive dial-in details, stating which call you would like to attend.
If you’ve not yet voted then please take this opportunity to give your top-rated analyst a boost and nominate them for this year’s IIAR 2012 Analyst of the Year and IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year.
We’ve worked hard to make this year’s survey a robust reflection of AR pros’ perspective on top-rated analysts and analyst firms but we need your help. It’s only an accurate reflection if you vote so please take just five minutes out while you enjoy your lunch or coffee/tea break to answer a few questions.
The winner will be the analyst with the highest overall rating from multiple responses, rather than the analyst that attracts the highest number of votes.
IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year will be run using the same format only we’ve split out the large global analyst firms from other smaller and independent firms so you can vote for multiple analyst firms.
All marketing communication professionals who regularly engage with analysts – IIAR members and non–members – are welcome to take part and all individual votes will be treated as strictly confidential.
The survey will be open until Friday 10th August with the results to be announced in September. There’s not long to go now so please do vote. Any questions feel free to contact me.
This year’s search to find the IIAR 2012 Analyst of the Year and IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year is now open.
You will see that this year’s survey is a little different to last year’s. To help us validate the nominations we are asking you to rate your chosen analyst and analyst firm of the year against a list of 10 criteria. The winner will be the analyst with the highest overall rating from multiple responses, rather than the analyst that attracts the highest number of votes.
The IIAR Board has made a major transformation to the way this year’s IIAR Analyst of the Year is selected.
After numerous conversations with members, AR professionals and analysts we felt this year we needed to do things differently. We’re pleased with the new approach and hope you will agree that this year the survey will give every analyst an equal chance based on their expertise, credibility and research.
Rather than just nominating your top analyst, participants will this year be asked to rate their chosen analyst against a list of 10 criteria ranging from ‘Quality of research’ to ‘End-user influence’, and will be able to provide ratings for more than one analyst. The winner will be the analyst with the highest overall rating from multiple responses, rather than the analyst that attracts the highest number of votes. The Analyst Firm of the Year will be run using the same format only we’ve split out the large global analyst firms from other smaller and independent firms so you can vote for multiple analyst firms. This will allow us to recognise those large firms which have scale and market influence, as well as those that offer quality of research and value for money. Of course, it’s entirely up to you who you vote for and which criteria you believe offer the most value.
The survey will be opened in the next two weeks and we are looking forward to receiving your votes. All marketing communication professionals who regularly engage with analysts – IIAR members and non–members – are welcome to take part and all individual votes will be treated as strictly confidential. The survey will be open for seven weeks after which we will close it for analysis and announce the results early September.
Watch this space for news of the voting open!
A distinguished panel of US analyst experts will be discussing hot trends for 2012 in the world of IT services and software for 1-hour on Wednesday 30th November at 11am ET / 8am PT / 4pm GMT.
Phil Fersht, Founder & CEO, HfS Research
Mark Smith, CEO & Chief Research Officer, Ventana Research
Moderator: Gerry Van Zandt, HP
We are delighted to have such a distinguished line up of panellists. Both Mark and Phil are IIAR Analyst of the Year award winners having been voted by you as the most respected analysts in the business.
If you would like to take part in this call please email me to confirm your place and receive dial-in details. This call is for IIAR members only.
For the fourth year running, AR professionals have been polled to select the analyst and firms they consider the best best for thought leadership, ease to do business with, influence and value for money.
The IIAR is delighted to announce that this year’s IIAR Analyst of the Year 2011 goes to…
For those of you who have not yet voted for this year’s IIAR Analyst of the Year please do so and fast!
The survey will be closed on Friday 30th September so there’s only two days now left to vote. We’ve had a phenomenal response to our survey so far but every vote counts so please make sure yours is one of them.
Thank you for your time and a big thank you to those of you who have already voted – we will be announcing the results in October.
We’re really busy with some great events on topics you have asked us to cover. If you’ve not yet had the opportunity to take a look at what’s coming up, in the next week alone, here’s a quick recap:
Thursday 22nd September, 11am ET / 8am PT
Thursday 29th September, 3:45-6:30pm BST
Friday 30th September
Survey closes. Every vote count so make sure your top analyst gets the recognition they deserve
If you would like to take part in either of the two events please let me know via email – these events are reserved for IIAR members only.
The 2011 survey to find the IIAR Analyst of the Year is now open.
Our search for the industry’s top-rated analyst and analyst firm has begun. This year, to reflect the changing analyst landscape, we have introduced a new category – ‘Best New Analyst Firm’. This is for a firm that has been set up in the last 12 months, which was not trading under the same name prior. It can be a firm created as a spin-off of an established firm but can’t be a simple re-branding or switch of coverage.
Following member feedback, we have also added account management into the considerations of deciding on top analyst firm.
Make sure your nominated analyst and analyst firm get the recognition they deserve…
This survey is open to members and non-members and all votes are strictly confidential.
The survey will be closed on Friday 30th September with the results announced late October.
Our huge thanks to Jonny Bentwood for his help and support with this survey.