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IIAR> Webinar on the AR Job - 30/09/21

IIAR> Webinar recap: What is analyst & influencer relations (AR)?

Analyst & B2B influencer relations (AR) is a unique field, in that it’s mutually beneficial to both industry analysts and vendors as well as buyers. Analysts depend on vendors for product and customer information, so they can write and speak accurately about the market. And because analysts have deep knowledge in the particular markets they …

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IIAR> London Monthly Meet-up October ’21

IIAR> London Monthly Meet-up October ’21 As we are able to meet in person again, we are holding our next monthly get-together for IIAR> members face-2-face in London. Join us on Thursday 07th October 2021 for the first of (hopefully) many in person IIAR> meet-ups organised by the IIAR> UK Chapter, and connect, network and enjoy drinks …

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IIAR> Webinar: What is Analyst Relations (AR) and how is it evolving?

The field of influencer & analyst relations (AR) has evolved over the last decade —as more influencers, social media and technology change the game, and as AR is increasingly recognised as a strategic priority. The value that AR brings to organisations has even translated to compensation significantly increasing over the past 10 years.  A new …

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IIAR> Monthly Meet-up July 21

Changes in the analyst firm landscape In this month IIAR> monthly meet-up we will recap on the latest changes in the analyst firm landscape and focus our discussion on IDC acquiring Metri, Wavestone’s expansion in the US market by acquiring the consulting business of Everest, where TechTarget is after acquiring ESG in January and others. …

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Chris Holscher / IIAR> German Chapter Co_lead

IIAR> welcomes new German Chapter Co-Lead

It is our honour and great pleasure to announce Chris Holscher (LinkedIn, @holscher_one) as the new IIAR> German Chapter Co-Lead with myself, Yvonne Kaupp (@YveKaupp, LinkedIn). Chris is a founder of Holscher.one, helping innovative startup and Scaleup companies embrace industry analyst relations and achieve success faster. Chris brings 20+ years of experience in the B2B tech & services market with 10+ years in Industry Analyst …

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IIAR> Webinar on recent IDC/ Metri and Blackstone/ IDG acquisitions with IDC’s President Crawford Del Prete and CRO, Meredith Whalen

IDC parent changes owner Blackstone, the famous investment fund, has announced today it is acquiring IDG, the parent company of IDC from the current China Oceanwide. It is thus still privately owned but now by a US company. IDC is about a quarter of IDG’s group but it is likely to be one of the …

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IIAR> Webinar: German Chapter Talk with Yvonne Kaupp and Marlies Roest

IIAR> Webinar: Analyst Relations in Europe on the rise

Which are the specifics of Analyst Relations in Europe? In this webinar will discuss the differences of Analyst Relations in the US and in Europe. Where do we see its biggest challenges and how do we develop the AR further? How can we help companies to drive unique value from AR in the European marketplace …

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IIAR> Monthly Meet-up June 21

How does AR supports returning to the workplace? Join us on Thursday 03 June 2021 for our monthly IIAR> virtual meet-up to discuss the topic of how AR can support the return to the workplace. Chosen by our members please bring your ideas and questions to this session with fellow AR pros to discuss approaches to how …

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Teresa Cottam / Omnisperience

[GUEST POST] Teresa Cottam on the ethics of image rights

As an analyst in the famously sedate space of telecoms software, I’ve spent my career writing about customer experience, billing systems, call centres, monetisation strategies and customer onboarding (among other things). And since I can remember when MWC was not called MWC and was not in Barcelona, you can assume I’ve been around my industry …

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Barry Rabkin / Market Insights Group

[GUEST POST] What do I expect from an analyst firm?

I’ve had the good fortune to be an insurance technology / insurance industry analyst since 1997. During that time, I’ve launched and led insurance technology advisory practices at The META Group, Financial Insights (IDC), and Ovum (an Informa Company). I also had the opportunity to work at Advisen doing the Front Page News and writing …

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IIAR> Monthly Meet-up Apr’21

Following on from our well attended IIAR> Webinar: Analyst Pet Peeves – Things AR Pros need to pay attention to, join us on Thursday 01 April 2021 for our monthly IIAR> virtual meet-up to discuss how we, as AR professionals, act on and operationalise the excellent insights provided by our analyst colleagues. Following on from our well …

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IIAR> Webinar: Analyst Pet Peeves- Things AR Pros need to pay attention to; with IIAR> Analyst of the Year 2020, Peter Marston / Research Director Worldwide Intelligent Application Services, IDC Swapnil Bhatnagar Research Director, Avasant Nicholas McQuire, SVP & Head of Enterprise Research, CCS Insight, moderated by Aniruddho Mukherjee and Ludovic Leforestier / IIAR Board Members

IIAR> Webinar: Analyst Pet Peeves- Things AR Pros need to pay attention to

As a follow up to the IIAR> Awards 2020, we’ll be doing a deep dive with some of the top analysts in the industry to understand the most important qualities that analyst relations professionals should focus on and more importantly the pet peeves that AR pros MUST avoid. The panel will feature

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[GUEST POST] Ode to the Solo Practitioners and Boutique Analyst Firms

I recently caught up with an old friend who has been a solo practitioner analyst for decades. He was venting as only an analyst can about how too many analyst relations programs only deign to work with large traditional firms such as Gartner, IDC, etc. Boutique analyst firms and solo practitioners are frequently shunned by …

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IIAR> Meetup with Anja Steinmann, Tim O'Sullivan and Yvonne Kaupp

IIAR> Monthly Meet-up Mar’21

Join us on Thursday 04 March 2021 for our monthly IIAR> virtual meet-up. This month we will focus our discussion on the Sourcing Advisors. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to talk with fellow AR peers and to connect, network and share best practice around Analyst Relations. Join us on Thursday 04 March 2021 for …

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Thomas Mendel / Research In Action

[GUEST POST] How software vendors view analyst companies in 2021

By Dr. Thomas Mendel P.D., Managing Director Research In Action Every year, Research In Action surveys 10,000+ enterprise IT and business decision makers in order to gain insights on strategy, investments and ongoing challenges of technology innovation in the IT and marketing automation realm. These surveys feed our Vendor Selection Matrix™ reports and give us …

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IIAR> AOTY Stephanie Look + Aniruddho Murkerjee

IIAR> Webinar: partnering with industry analysts for effective AR

As a follow up to the 2020 IIAR> Analyst Relations Awards, we’ll be doing a deep dive on The IIAR> 3R’s methodology, sharing an aggregate view on what hundreds of analysts said were the most important qualities they value most about AR professionals, and how you can leverage that feedback to deliver the most effective …

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