Posted on Wednesday 2nd April 2014 by Trevor IIAR
IIAR Webinar Report – Outsell provided an overview of the IT Research Market – 26th March 2014
Outsell VP, Harry Henry (@harryhenry), provided an early look at how results for 2013 wound up for the IT Research players as well as the main forces weighing on the overall business information markets. Harry also reviewed how the widespread availability of data, impact of social media and wave of marketing automation start-ups has affected all market research organizations. Continue reading
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Posted on Wednesday 26th March 2014 by Trevor IIAR
IIAR Webinar with Richard Stiennon, author of a key book for Analyst Relations Professionals and the book on the Magic Quadrant - “Up and to the Right“. Your opportunity to discuss this book with the author, ask questions and (perhaps) gain an advantage in your next Magic Quadrant.
When: 16th April 2014 at 3pm (UK), 4pm (CET), 10am (EST)
Where: IIAR Webinar. Free to register (here) for IIAR Members. £15 for non-members, redeemable against membership, apply here.
Summary (from Host Beth Torrie) – Analyst Relations is a relatively new field. On hiring a junior AR, a few years ago, I found a terrific resource to help kick start their knowledge base – Up and To the Right. This book provides a great combination of strategy and execution to help intelligently navigate the industry analyst world. I also found it a fun and enjoyable read that I am looking forward to discussing with my peers! The title – based on Gartner’s famous Magic Quadrants – gives hints at where many CEOs want to be, but the book sheds deeper insights on how to build successful programs and relationships.
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Posted on Friday 21st March 2014 by Trevor IIAR
DAY: 4th April 2014
TIME: 16:00 (GMT), 17:00 (CET), 11:00 (New York)
- Your opportunity to provide Peer Review and input, prior to final publication, of the latest IIAR Best Practice Paper – “Rules of Engagement”. We appreciate your valuable knowledge and experience and look forward to your input.
Abstract from Paper - The relationship between industry analysts and technology companies is built upon a notion of trust. Specifically, analyst relations professionals and analysts work on the basis of undocumented principles, which sometimes only become apparent when they are broken or abused. In this best practice paper, we present a starting point for understanding how AR pros and analysts can best engage, to the benefit of both sides.
The paper is available on Huddle here
, for members to review, before the Webinar. We are happy to receive your comments before the Webinar, send to here
The Webinar will be open to all IIAR Members, new members are especially welcome. Please contact us here if you wish to join the Webinar or join the IIAR.
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Posted on Wednesday 5th March 2014 by Trevor IIAR
The Technology Research Market … and where it fits in the bigger picture
Companies in the IT Research space have always carried a big reputation – often appearing to be bigger than they are and drawing interest from many corners. Outsell, Inc. has been an industry watcher of the research and business information space for many years and conducts an annual market size and share effort for the IT Research space as well as related information markets.
Outsell VP, Harry Henry (@harryhenry), will provide us with an early look at how results for 2013 wound up for the IT Research players as well as the main forces weighing on the overall business information markets. He will also review how the widespread availability of data, impact of social media and wave of marketing automation start-ups has affected all market research organizations. Continue reading
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Posted on Thursday 20th February 2014 by yvekaupp
As an analyst relations manager you may ask yourself the question: Should I do any specific German AR? Should I run an activity at CeBIT in Hanover, or at the Supercomputing show in Leipzig or set up exclusive f2f meetings with analysts at some location like Munich or Frankfurt, and maybe do it in local language? Should I send my stakeholders to a local analyst event like the Gartner CIO summit in Berlin?
How does the German analyst landscape look like. Which industry and analyst events are relevant? How big is the German analyst firms’ influence? Continue reading
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Posted on Wednesday 19th February 2014 by Trevor IIAR
Date: 19th March 2014
Time: 4pm (UK Time)
Location: IIAR Webinar
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Posted on Monday 17th February 2014 by Duncan Chapple
Yvonne Kaupp / T-Systems ; Simon Jones / OnPR
CeBIT is four weeks away! What can AR professionals do to make the most of the largest tech event in EMEA? What’s possible even at this short notice?
In Tuesday’s IIAR webinar, we will discusss on how you can attract attention from analysts — and explain what’s not possible. Long-time IIAR members Yvonne Kaupp (LinkedIn, @YveKaupp) from T-Systems, Simon Jones (LinkedIn, @MrNesjo) from OnPR and Duncan Chapple (LinkedIn, @DuncanChapple) from Kea will lead the discussion, linking the conference to the overall plan for your AR programme. Continue reading
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Posted on Tuesday 11th February 2014 by Trevor IIAR
The IIAR Webinar with NelsonHall’s CEO, John Willmott (@John_NH, LinkedIn), on the 6th February 2014, provided an overview of NelsonHall’s new vendor evaluation tool “NEAT” (NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment Tool.
According to Purchasing Insight the terms “Purchasing” and “Procurement” are often used, incorrectly and as alternatives. So what is the difference between purchasing and procurement? Procurement is the overall function that describes the activities and processes to acquire goods and services. Importantly, and distinct from “purchasing”, procurement involves the activities involved in establishing fundamental requirements, sourcing activities such as market research and vendor evaluation and negotiation of contracts. Where as Purchasing refers to the process of ordering and receiving goods and services.
Calculations suggest the NelsonHall their vendor and assessment tool, NEAT, can take 50% out of the research side of the procurement process. Want to know how? How NEAT could save you time and cost through improving your procurement process and help “bridging the gap between procurement and purchasing”? John Willmott’s presentation and a recording of the IIAR Webinar is available here, for IIAR Members. (Another good reason for joining the IIAR)
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Posted on Monday 20th January 2014 by Trevor IIAR
IIAR Webinar: NelsonHall’s New Vendor Evaluation – 6th February 2014
The IIAR is delighted to host a webinar on NelsonHall’s new vendor evaluation and sourcing managers’ tool which was launched in October last year. The call is scheduled for Thursday, February, 6th at 4:00pm GMT/11:00am EST.
John Willmott (LinkedIn, @John_NH), CEO at NelsonHall, present the demo and discuss their new tool. He will talk through the process of engaging with NelsonHall from the vendor perspective as well and information how this can be used by the buy-side. It will also be a good opportunity to ask John any questions you might have about NelsonHall. Continue reading
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Posted on Monday 23rd September 2013 by Trevor IIAR
A Fiery Fireside Chat with R “Ray” Wang of Constellation Research and Phil Fersht of HfS.
Disrupting the status quo of the legacy analyst firms:
An IIAR Webinar with les enfants terribles of the industry research industry. Speak with two disruptors, they’re both loud, they claim to break away from what they call legacy research but what are they really doing differently? Are they influential other than on Twitter?
Don’t miss the opportunity to join R “Ray” Wang and Phil Fersht in what promises to be a “fiery” discussion. Continue reading
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