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[GUEST POST] Informa adds IHS Markit tech analysts to equal Forrester

IHS Informa logos (IIAR website)Informa (INF.L) has acquired IHS Markit’s (INFO) TMT business. Informa Tech, which includes Ovum, will have revenues similar to Forrester’s $350m. It represents a dramatic shift in the analyst landscape.

Informa announced the transaction on 22 May as part of an exchange of Informa’s agribusiness service for IHS Markit’s TMT portfolio, including the OTT and media teams.

A sixty-year-old firm built through acquisitions, IHS its has absorbed numerous tech research firms, including Infonetics Research and IMS Research.

IHS Markit has clarified that it will retain RootMetrics and part of its market intelligence business. Because the exchange is subject to US regulatory approval, it can’t be completed until July at the earliest.

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IIAR Christmas Networking Event concluded successfully!

Analysts and IIAR members alike had a lot of fun at this year’s Christmas party in London on 6th December 2012. More than 60 people came along.  With over 30 analysts attending from companies including Gartner, Forrester, IDC, Ovum, Frost & SullivanInforma, Celent,  CCS Insight, Creative Intellect Consulting, AMI PartnersEuroLAN ResearchFreeform DynamicsPAC UKPlum ConsultingRedMonkVerdantixAnalysys MasonBloor Research, it sure was a great opportunity for IIAR members (including people from MicrosoftAccentureBearingPoint, CSC, TCSSymantecAtosDeloitteDassault SystemesTietoAvaya) to network with their target analysts as well as peers. A big thanks to all those who were able to make it, we sure had a great time! Continue Reading →

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Informa presents on “Operator Strategies”

Mark Newman
We are pleased to announce that Informa will be presenting some of its latest research around, “Operator Strategies: The Growing Lure of B2B2C Opportunities” on Thursday 9th February at 4pm GMT / 11am ET / 8am PT.
Delivering the presentation will be Informa’s Chief Research Officer, Mark Newman (pictured).
Discussion agenda:
  • How over-the-top players took the value out of consumer services
  • Reviewing operators’ role in service innovation
  • M2M and LTE status report; assessing short and long term opportunities
If you would like to take part or listen in to this hot debate please email henrietta(at)analystrelations(dot)org to register your interest and receive dial-in details. This call is for IIAR members only.
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IIAR Teleconference: Informa presents the B2B2C Opportunity

Mark Newman
We are pleased to announce that Informa will be presenting some of its latest research around, “Operator Strategies: The Growing Lure of B2B2C Opportunities” on Thursday 9th February at 4pm GMT / 11am ET / 8am PT.
Delivering the presentation will be Informa’s Chief Research Officer, Mark Newman (pictured above).
Discussion agenda:
  • How over-the-top players took the value out of consumer services
  • Reviewing operators’ role in service innovation
  • M2M and LTE status report; assessing short and long term opportunities
If you would like to take part or listen in to this hot debate please email henrietta(at)analystrelations(dot)org to register your interest and receive dial-in details. This call is for IIAR members only.
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[Job Posting] Senior Analyst post at Informa, Broadband & TV – UK

£Excellent + bonus + benefits. Reporting to the Head of Broadband & TV Research. Fantastic West End location, international travel.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Analyst to join the Broadband & TV team of Informa Telecoms & Media’s Industry Research division. The team is already one of the division’s fastest-growing, and is poised for further expansion and development. Continue Reading →

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