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Virginie O'Shea / Firebrand Research founder and CEO

Around Virginie O’Shea from Firebrand Research in 10 questions

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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Ollie O’Donoghue / Senior Analyst, Teknowlogy

Around Ollie O’Donoghue from PAC in 10 questions

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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Mathieu Poujol

Au revoir Mathieu

It is with great sadness that we’re learning of Matthieu Poujol’s sudden departure. He was a well respected, recognised and knowledgeable professional, always helpful and kind but also great fun. And a dear friend of many in the AR community. The IIAR> Extended Board and AR community expresses its sincere condolences to his family and …

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CXP Group logo (IIAR website)

IIAR Webinar: Le CXP Group, a European powerhouse?

Over the past few months, the analyst community has been experiencing an array of changes, with many analyst departures and career moves shaking up the status quo. As we come back to work and the summer days fade into autumn, there’s no better time to catch-up with analyst firms and understand what has changed, what’s …

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Yannick Carriou @YCarriou, CEO CXP Group interviewed for the IIAR blog - Ludovic Leforestier @lludovic

Le CXP Group moves to consulting – CEO Yannick Carriou interviewed

Le CXP is one of the oldest IT analysis firms around. It was created in 1973, six years before Gartner, under the auspices of the French Ministry of Industry by some of the largest French companies at the time: Air France, Anotec, Bred, BSN (now Danone), EDF, RATP and the Société Générale. Its remit was to …

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IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year 2017

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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Constellation and the curse of the (not so) magic quadrant

At the beginning, the intent was pure. Industry analysts, more specifically the buy-side “prescribers” exist to help technology buyers (often referred to as end-users) select the best vendors and providers. They gather insights through public and private sources such as (semi-)private vendor briefings and conversations (inquiries) with their end-user subscribers. Some analysts take hundreds of briefings and inquiries …

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CXP Group – A European analyst powerhouse in formation?

With over 20 joining the IIAR Webinar with Laurent Calot (@LaurentCalot), CEO of the CXP Group yesterday (23rd April 15) who provided a detailed overview of the CXP Group, this was followed by an enthusiastic Q&A session. Having merged both the end-user business and vendor business of three companies (CXP, PAC and BARC) the CXP Group …

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Frédéric Munch named President of the Board of Pierre Audoin Consultants

December 15, 2011 – The Supervisory Board of Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), European leader in market research and strategic consulting on the software and IT services market, has named Frédéric Munch as Head of the Board. Frédéric Munch will take official charge of his new responsibilities from December 15, 2011. Frédéric Munch brings with him a rich …

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Berlecon Research logo (IIAR website)

Smart move: PAC buys Berlecon

Today Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC) bought Berlin-based analyst and consulting firm Berlecon Research. It’s a excellent choice for PAC, and a very natural partner for Berlecon because of the two well-established firms’ long period of cooperation and their similar continental cultures and the consulting-heavy business model which is essential to success in the German market.