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The IIAR> Industry Analysts and Analyst Relations of the Year Awards 2021 Unleashed!

The IIAR> recognises top industry analysts and influencer relations professionals at a global virtual celebration; winners are IDC, Christine Keck / Ciena and the IBM AR team  London, Thursday 2nd December 2021.  The Institute of Influencer and Analyst Relations (IIAR>), a not-for-profit member influencer relations association announced the winners of Analyst and Firm of the …

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IIAR> Why should startups (and scaleups) have an analyst relations strategy? By Ludovic Leforestier / Starsight Communications and IIAR> Board Member.

IIAR> Primer: Why should startups and scale-ups have an analyst relations strategy?

Introduction AR can provide startups and scale ups an unfair advantage. It can play a key role in building investor confidence and increasing early signups. It can do this by developing long-term relationships with the people who influence industry buyers more than any other group: analysts.  In the following Primer, we break down how an …

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Announcing the IIAR> Awards 2021!

At the IIAR>, we believe in taking a stance and recognizing greatness when we see it -an approach we find more impactful than sprinkling awards to dozens of “winners”.

Alan Pelz-Sharpe / Deep Analysis

Around Alan Pelz-Sharpe from Deep Analysis in 10 questions

Today’s IIAR> Around in 10 questions interview is with Alan Pelz-Sharpe / Founder, Deep Analysis (@4deepanalysis, LinkedIn, blog) who covers Innovation in Information and Automation Management. What are your coverage areas?Quite broad as we don’t take a siloed approach to technology – instead we focus on looking for innovative new approaches in the world of …

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IIAR> Discussion Group: managing analyst inquiries

IIAR> Discussion Group: managing inquiries

Our next IIAR> Best Practice Paper will be on managing analyst inquiries. Join the IIAR> Editorial Committee on the 11th November 2021 for a discussion on how to best leverage those advisory calls with industry analysts included in your RAS (research and advisory services) contracts for maximum AR impact. This discussion for IIAR> members will …

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Who will be the IIAR> Analyst and Analyst Firm of the Year 2021?

The IIAR> Analyst Of The Year is a long-running industry award that uniquely compiles input from analyst relations professionals and aims at highlighting individual analysts, new analysts, firms and client partners who have impressed our community. In other words, it’s our way to reflect and share our appreciation for the best industry analysts in the …

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The IIAR> AR Professionals & AR Agency of the Year 2021

The IIAR> is committed to recognizing the achievements of Analyst Relations professionals who go above and beyond in their careers and to promote industry best practices. The IIAR> Analyst Relations Awards 2021: AR Professional, Teams, and Agencies are one of the longest-running awards run by an independent industry body for AR professionals. The IIAR> surveys …

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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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Swapnil Bhatnagar / Senior Research Director, Avasant (IIAR>)

Around Swapnil Bhatnagar from Avasant in 10 questions

Today’s IIAR> Around in 10 questions interview is with Swapnil Bhatnagar, Senior Research Director, Avasant (LinkedIn, @swapnbha). See also the IIAR> Webinar: Analyst Pet Peeves- Things AR Pros need to pay attention to. What are your coverage areas?We have identified six digital technology prerequisite areas fundamental to enterprise transformation – AI & Advanced Analytics, Intelligent …

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Forrester Webinar with Sharyn Leaver

IIAR> Webinar with Forrester Decisions

Join us for a presentation from Forrester’s Sharyn Leaver for an overview of Forrester Decisions As many of you remember, in 2019 Forrester acquired SiriusDecisions. Primarily focused on the business functions of sales, marketing, and product management, SiriusDecisions was purchased with the hopes of blending Forrester’s strategy and its operational excellence to provide a more advanced …

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IIAR> Webinar with Everest Group

Join us for a presentation from Everest Groups’ Eric Simonson (@ericsimon13 , LinkedIn) and Abhishek Singh (@Abhishekxsingh, LinkedIn), for an overview of the firm’s offerings. Hosted by Andrew Hsu (@andrew0hsu, LinkedIn) and IIAR> Member Avinash Murthy (@aviredevil, LinkedIn), Eric and Abhishek will share an overview of Everest Group’s offerings included their evaluative research portfolio, targeted markets, offerings and methodology.

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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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