IT Analysis Firms

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

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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.

IIAR Webinar with Jan Erik Aase / ISG hosted by Avinash Murthy and Ludovic Leforestier

What does ISG research stand for?

After the recent IIAR> Webinar, Jan Erik Aase / Partner, Principal Analyst and Global Head / ISG Research (@janerikaase, LinkedIn) discussed ISG’s evolution from a sourcing advisory to include research and consulting services. Ludovic Leforestier (@lludovic, LinkedIn) and Avinash Murthy (@aviredevil, LinkedIn) gave a quick wrap-up of the webinar. IIAR> Members will be able to access the following resources on our Member365 portal: IIAR> webinar recording ISG IPL …

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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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Virginie O'Shea / Firebrand Research founder and CEO

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Today’s IIAR> Around in 10 questions interview is with Virginie O’Shea (@virginieoshea, LinkedIn), founder of Firebrand Research, which provides digital research on capital markets technology and trends. 1. What are your coverage areas?I have spent the last 20 years writing about capital markets technology and trends, with a particular focus on all the areas that …

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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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Jim Lundy / Aragon Research

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Today’s IIAR> Around in 10 questions interview is with Jim Lundy / CEO & Lead Analyst, Aragon Research (@AragonResearch1, LinkedIn, blog) who covers digital workplace technology areas, including digital transaction management, learning, sales enablement, and UCC. IIAR> Members can dial-in a webinar on June 10th, hosted by Ludovic Leforestier (@lludovic, LinkedIn) and Anja Steinmann / (LinkedIn, @AnjaSteinmann) > REGISTER HERE. What are your …

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Ollie O’Donoghue / Senior Analyst, Teknowlogy

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Today’s IIAR> Around in 10 questions interview is with Ollie O’Donoghue, Senior Analyst, Teknowlogy (@Originollie, LinkedIn, blog) who covers cloud and cybersecurity. What are your coverage areas?My core coverage areas are Cloud and Cybersecurity, I also get involved with some of the other research clusters we have at PAC, including AI and Analytics. A really important differentiator for us …

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Peter Marston / Research Director, IDC

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Today’s IIAR> Around in 10 questions interview is with Pete Marston / Research Director, IDC (LinkedIn) who heads IDC’s research on Worldwide Intelligent Application Services. 1. What are your coverage areas? I lead IDC’s worldwide research on intelligent application services. The coverage reviews how 3rd party providers support buyer organizations with building, testing, deploying, and …

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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

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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Special year, special awards: The IIAR> Announces Industry Analysts and Analyst Relations of the Year Awards 2020

The IIAR> recognise top industry analysts and influencer relations professionals at a global virtual celebration; winners are IDC, Peggy O’Neill / Informatica, and the Oracle AR team  London, Friday 18th December 2020.  The Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR>), a not-for-profit member influencer relations association announced the winners of Analyst and Firm of the Year …

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IIAR> Webinar: IDC in 2021

Join us for a presentation for an overview of the IDC MarketScape product, methodology and discuss upcoming plans for 2021 Hosted by Andrew Hsu (@andrew0hsu, LinkedIn) and Yvonne Kaupp (@YveKaupp, LinkedIn), with Karen Moser / Director of Product Management, IDC (LinkedIn) , will share an overview of IDC’s evaluative research portfolio and showcase the new IDC RFI Dashboard tool …

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IIAR> Discussion Group: approaching research contracts negotiations in a pandemic

The Covid_19 and economic impact of lockdown is making 2020 truly unique, squeezing budgets for all companies. Most technology vendors hold contracts with the likes of Gartner, Forrester, IDC, Omdia, 451 and others ; and renewals for 2021 are predictably going to be tense.