[THIS JOB IS POSTED ON BEHALF OF KRONOS, THE IIAR CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT] Kronos Incorporated is seeking a self-starter who is seasoned in high-tech industry influencer relations. In this individual contributor role, you will be responsible for driving a communications program that clearly conveys Kronos messages regarding our company strategy, product […]
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London, 1 October 2009: Today, the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) is announcing its Analyst Relations Certification examination, the first independently administered qualification for analyst relations (AR) professional. The examination is aimed at encouraging AR managers to master best practices, analyst protocol, and basic knowledge of the industry. AR professionals who take the examination, […]
Philipp Bohn, Berlecon’s Mobile & Telecommunications Analyst in Berlin, has found the time to answer 10 questions. Here is what we have found out – thanks to Philipp Bohn again! 1. What are your coverage areas? I cover communication and collaboration technologies for enterprises and SMBs, specifically VoIP, Unified Communications, Fixed Mobile Convergence. 2. What […]
[THIS JOB IS POSTED ON BEHALF OF PSD, THE IIAR CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT] Senior Analyst Relations Manager (m/f) Location: Frankfurt am Main As Senior Analyst Relations Manager you contribute pro-actively to the corporate communication strategy. You act as the primary liaison with all relevant internal groups in planning and implementing […]
Honesty, integrity, knowledge, curiosity, insight, passion, respect and influence These characteristics were repeatedly highlighted when AR Pro’s were asked to identify the analyst house and individual who they wanted to recognise as being the best in the industry. This second post in the “analyst of the year” series aims to highlight individuals and firms who […]
In a year where analysts have had to prove their worth to fight back against the reduction in discretionary spend, we would like to applaud those companies and individuals who have shown a commitment to providing a service that goes above and beyond what is expected. This series of blog posts will showcase the results […]
It’s all too easy to assume that by briefing the lead analyst on a vendor or on a coverage area, your job as AR professional is done. Don’t… While some firms have robust sharing practices, such as repositories for presentations and vendor briefing teams that check which other analysts may be interested in a briefing, […]
If you are planning to be at the Forrester IT Forum EMEA in Berlin next week, and are interested in finding out more about the IIAR and networking with your peers, we will be holding an informal breakfast meeting from 08:00 a.m. CET on Wednesday June 3rd at the Maritim Hotel. If you would like […]
In our continuing series of analyst interviews, we are delighted to welcome Roger Kay, Founder and President of Endpoint Technologies Associates, Inc. 1. What are your coverage areas?Endpoints, those things at the end of the wire, e.g., PCs, phones, GPS, MIDs, UMPCs, blades, POS machines, ATMs, and the Hoover Dam (which does meet the […]
I first need to start this post with an apology to Merv, as I’ve kept calling him Adrian -it’s probably that it sounded more like a first name than Merv to my little French brain. So, apologies Adrian Merv! Anyway, Merv started a poll on should AR Provide Soft Copies of Briefing Content? and asked me […]
To take part in the ‘analyst of the year’ survey – click here Last year, the IIAR ran a survey to identify who AR practitioners believe should win the award of ‘analyst of the year’ and ‘analyst firm of the year’. I am pleased to say that today, we are now launching the survey once […]
Those of us fortunate enough to be able to attend* yesterday’s IIAR Forum enjoyed a treat. Ed Gyurko presented the latest IIAR whitepaper on Magic Quadrant submissions (available from Monday, free of charge to members). It will prove immensely useful to those who have to work on the seminal Gartner reports. Following Ed was David […]
Today, in our continuing series of analyst interviews, we have the pleasure of welcoming Richard Mahony, Enterprise practice leader with Ovum. 1. What are your coverage areas? I manage Ovum’s enterprise communications services practice. We focus on the fixed and mobile managed services market for enterprises and SMEs. We also provide sourcing and commercial mediation […]
The next IIAR London Forum will be on Thursday 26th March, hosted by Weber Shandwick, and we are delighted to welcome John Leigh, new Research and Analysis Director for Datamonitor, as our guest speaker. John will also be accompanied by David Mitchell, SVP of IT Research for Ovum. The forum kicks off at 3:45 p.m. […]
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.
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 read this post on the new Gartner Ombudsman blog today: How confidential is “confidential” information? It’s about what happens when an analysts defects to join your competitors. Granted, there is no simple answer and in reality we’re in a very incestuous industry, but kudos to Nancy Erskine for asking tough questions. Personally, my sense […]
The IIAR is launching the AR Cafe with an opportunity to meet Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst, Ray Wang, on November 11th in London. The AR Cafe is an opportunity to meet analysts and network with other members in an informal setting. Members who would like to come along, please drop a line […]
We have the pleasure today of welcoming David Mitchell, Senior Vice President, IT Research, Ovum and Research Fellow, Datamonitor Group. David has his own blog on IT issues in Asian and other emerging economies: Geosophical Technologies. What are your coverage areas? Very wide. I’ve published about a range of things. In terms of industry verticals I’ve […]
As much as Analyst Relations professionals spend time pitching briefings to analysts, we also spend alot of time fielding briefing requests from analysts with specific needs whodon’t always appreciate how much work is required to set up a briefing. Before we actually get everyone in the same room or on the phone, we AR professionals […]