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[JOB POSTING] Senior Analyst Relations Manager, Business Applications / Microsoft, Redmond, WA, USA

Analysts are recognizing Microsoft for its remarkable transformation and at the same time there is an explosion of digital transformation research. As a result, we are looking for a technologically perceptive individual to craft and execute our analyst engagement strategy for Business Applications. Satya Nadella has identified business applications as one of Microsoft’s five customer-focused […]

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Who is the IIAR Analyst of the Year 2017?

The temperature may be dropping, but things have been heating up in the analyst community. Yes, it’s that time of year when we ask you to put the analysts themselves under the spotlight. The 2017 IIAR Analyst of the Year Award nominations saw some hot competition, but inevitably there can be only one winner (well, […]

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[JOB POSTING] Sr. Analyst Relations Manager- AI, Microsoft, Redmond, WA, US

Job description  Analysts are recognizing Microsoft for its remarkable transformation and at the same time there is an explosion of artificial intelligence interest and research. As a result, Microsoft is looking for a technologically perceptive individual to craft and execute their analyst engagement strategy for Artificial Intelligence. If you have a passion for driving thought-leadership […]

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The IIAR Tragic Quadrant for 2017

The Tragic Quadrant is compiled from data collected as part of the IIAR Analyst of the Year Survey, where, annually, we invite analyst relations professionals to rate individual industry analyst and the firms they work for.

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2017, a tectonic year for influencer relations? A world post Gartner + CEB and IDC sold

This January feels like our IIAR April Fool posts came early. After Gartner gobbling the largest peer-to-peer advisory firm CEB (Corporate Advisory Firm) for a cool USD 3.3 billions (2.6b in cash and stock plus 700m debt), the long awaited and many times postponed sellout of IDG, the parent company of IDC, happened yesterday. Those two deals are nothing less […]

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Winners announced: IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016

The IIAR is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016 and IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year 2016 AND THE WINNERS ARE… Keep reading below for the IIAR Analyst of Year 2016, IIAR Global Analyst Firm of Year 2016, IIAR Independent Analyst of the Year 2016 and the best […]

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Who will be the IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016?

The IIAR mainframe has been humming once again… and the IIAR Analyst of the Year 2016 winners will be announced tomorrow (6th December 2016) at the IIAR Christmas Party in London. Last year’s vote was a close run thing, with a number of analysts fighting it out. Our winner Julie Short  (LinkedIn, @JulieDShort) at Gartner just pipped several other […]

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Do you need to pay Gartner to be in the Magic Quadrant?

It’s been interesting reading some of the recent posts and comments on Linkedin about Gartner and its supposed lack of independence. I’ve been an AR professional for 15 years now and work for a variety of technology and telecoms companies (large and small). Some have Gartner contracts, some don’t. I have never seen or heard […]

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Around Dan Bieler from Forrester in 10 questions

Today we ask our probing questions of Dan Bieler from Forrester. Dan (Linkedin, @DSBieler) was runner up in this years IIAR Analyst of the Year for 2015 as voted by analyst relations professionals   1. What are your coverage areas? Key focus areas include customer engagement strategies, the mobile mind shift, and digital transformation. (more…)

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Around Ray Wang in 10 questions (redux)

Today we ask our 10 probing questions of Ray Wang from Constellation. Ray (Linkedin, @rwang0) was runner up in this years IIAR Analyst of the Year for 2015 as voted by analyst relations professionals. 1. What are your coverage areas? Digital transformation, disrupting technologies, service providers transition, cloud bill of rights, vendor selection, software licensing and pricing. (more…)

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IIAR Christmas Party kicks of the festive season with a bang….

The Christmas season took off with a bang last night with the IIAR Christmas Party taken place in the heart of DIGITAL UK in the Shoreditch Hotel. Attending were around 100 people from the Analyst community including around 70 industry analysts and 30 AR Pros. The analyst community was represented by analysts from Gartner, Forrester, […]

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Around Tom Reuner from HfS Research in 10 questions

Today we ask our infamous ten probing questions of Tom Reuner (LinkedIn, @tom_reuner) from HfS Research where Tom Reuner is now the Managing Director of IT Outsourcing Research.   Questions: 1.    What are your coverage areas? IT and business services. My remit is to drive the HfS research agenda for the “As-a-Service Economy” across SaaS applications, cloud eco-systems and […]

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