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Around Tom Reuner from HfS Research in 10 questions

Today we ask our infamous ten probing questions of Tom Reuner (LinkedIn, @tom_reuner) from HfS Research where Tom Reuner is now the Managing Director of IT Outsourcing Research.   Questions: 1.    What are your coverage areas? IT and business services. My remit is to drive the HfS research agenda for the “As-a-Service Economy” across SaaS applications, cloud eco-systems and… Read More →

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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… Read More →

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Forrester Research Chief Marketing Officer to Speak at IIAR UK Forum – 30 April 15

IIAR UK Forum and Webinar with Victor Milligan, CMO at Forrester Research Forrester’s new Chief Marketing Officer, Victor Milligan, will be coming to IIAR UK’s member event on Thursday, April 30, 6-8 PM UK time, to discuss the company’s “Age of the Customer” strategy and the future direction of its Marketing organization. You will leave… Read More →

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IIAR Webinar Featuring Apps Run The World – 24th March, 2015

What: Webinar and post-event get-together Where: Central London location confirmed to all who register When: 24th Mar 2015, webinar starts 17:00 UK , 18:00 CET, 13:00 ET, 10:00 PT Who: All AR Professionals are welcome, IIAR Membership not required Join Apps Run The World and its leaders including President Albert Pang (@appsruntheworld) and Research Manager Miso Markovski (@glusce) for… Read More →

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“Why should I speak with him and her”

Last week, the second German IIAR Stammtisch gathered AR professionals and analysts for a private dining event in central Munich, this led into an interesting and enjoyable discussion about AR measurement. The overarching question was how to best communicate internally the value analysts can bring to the business, and the value of well managed communications… Read More →

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IIAR Germany Stammtisch Event – 22nd Jan 15

Where: Munich – Location confirmed to all who register When: 22nd January 2015, from 7pm to 10pm Who: All AR Professionals are welcome, IIAR Membership not required Our inaugural meeting last summer, was a great success, bringing AR professionals from across Germany together to discuss common ground, over after-work drinks in a popular Munich bar. We… Read More →

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IIAR Jingle Bells c/o Dell

With nearly 150 Analysts and AR Professionals confirmed to attend on the night, the 9th December, it seemed as though all arrived together to share a glass (or two, or three, or more) at the IIAR Christmas Party. The private room at the Convent Garden hostelry, complete with roaring fire and Christmas decorations was, at… Read More →

Analyst events- Is booze better than a booth? Financial Services- Why economic downturn is killing the City but not European FS industry analysts

Analyst events: is booze better than a booth? IIAR London Forum concluded successfully on 7 March 2013 http://wp.me/p9yEt-1om Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPinterest

[GUEST POST] A tale of two sales teams – an analysis of Gartner’s & Forrester’s 2012 financials

Dave Noble / Intelligen AR (‎@IntelligenAR, LinkedIn) recently posted a good insight on his blog at looking in to the financial results of Gartner and Forrester. To go directly to the article click this link. If you ever wanted evidence that success in the analyst business is about more than good research, then the latest… Read More →

IIAR Webinar – Best Practice Paper – “Rules of Engagement” – 4th April 2014

When?  DAY: 4th April 2014 TIME: 16:00 (GMT), 17:00 (CET), 11:00 (New York) Agenda – Your opportunity to provide Peer Review and input, prior to final publication, of the latest IIAR Best Practice Paper – “Rules of Engagement”. We appreciate your valuable knowledge and experience and look forward to your input. Abstract from Paper – The relationship between industry… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] CapGemini – Industry Analyst Relationship Manager – North America

Capgemini Group – Industry Analyst Relationship Manager – USA Location: NA, Capgemini location, ideally Dallas/Texas or Boston, MA Position: Full-time Grade:  Manager reporting to Global Analyst Relations Manager The relationship manager works as part of a global Analyst & Media Relations team to build relationships with key market analysts, such as Gartner, Forrester, IDC, etc. and to educate… Read More →

IIAR Webinar with Outsell – 26th March 2014 @ 4pm UK

The Technology Research Market … and where it fits in the bigger picture Companies in the IT Research space have always carried a big reputation – often appearing to be bigger than they are and drawing interest from many corners. Outsell, Inc. has been an industry watcher of the research and business information space for… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Teradata – Public and Influencer Relations Manager, International

Teradata – Public and Influencer Relations Manager, International Teradata International is looking for a senior Public Relations Manager to manage all media and influencer relations for the International region, while the International region covers Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia Pacific. The PR Manager is responsible defining, driving and managing the overall public and… Read More →

IIAR London Forum, 5th March 2014 – Ethics and Social Media

The IIAR is holding a UK Forum, in London, on the 5th March 2014, with 2 panels to discuss “Ethics in the Analyst Industry” and the “Value of Social Media in Analyst Engagements”. Both topics overlap and are at the forefront of today’s Analyst Relations practice. Free to attend for all IIAR Members, new members… Read More →

[GUEST POST] Big Dogs don’t yap: the secret ingredient for MQ success

Blog courtesy of: Simon Levin (IIAR Board Member) What is it that makes the difference when it comes to making the step up into the Leaders section of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant? Ever wondered what companies who gain recognition as Leaders have in common? Having seen four of our MQ Tune-Up clients gain Leaders status for the… Read More →

Around Mark McGregor from MWD Advisors in 10 Questions

Mark McGregor is Principal Analyst for MWD Advisor’s BPM programme with a Six Sigma Black Belt and certified PRINCE2 practitioner. He recently joined the company having previously worked for Bloor Research as Research Director. You can find out more about Mark via his twitter feed and on LinkedIn or alternatively read the latest from the MWD blog…. Read More →

IIAR Café at Forrester Forums – 19 June in Paris

The IIAR will be hosting an informal networking session at the Forrester Forums during the evening of Tuesday 19th June in Paris.  It’s a chance to unwind, discuss the day’s events with AR colleagues and talk about the latest activities and upcoming events within the IIAR. Hosting the Cafe will be Ludovic Leforestier (@lludovic) from BearingPoint and former… Read More →

Ovum lays out its strategy to the IIAR

Last week the IIAR was given an insight into the new strategy at Ovum in a one and a half hour Q&A session with four of the company’s top executives. The in-person event in London saw Ovum’s MD (Brett Azuma), Global Director for IT (Ian Charlesworth), Global Director for Telecoms (Richard Mahony) and Chief Telecoms… Read More →

Around James Quin from Info-Tech Research Group in 10 questions

James Quin, Director of Research, Events Division tells us more about himself and what he respects among AR professionals. Until recently James was Lead Research Analyst looking after all research in the areas of IT Security, Regulation and Compliance and Disaster Preparedness. You can find out more about James on LinkedIn and on twitter. What are your… Read More →

IIAR UK Forum reminder: Your chance to hear about the future of Ovum

Here’s a little reminder that on Wednesday 30th May at 4-6:30pm BST, the IIAR will be holding a Forum with three of the Ovum senior management team. If you didn’t get a chance to meet with Brett at the recent Ovum Industry Congress or would like to find out what you missed this is your opportunity!… Read More →

Around Keith Humphreys from euroLAN Research in 10 questions

Today is an opportunity to find out more about Keith Humphreys at euroLAN Research. Keith is a consultant based in the UK and has been with euroLAN since 1994 studying networking vendors, analysing their markets and competitors. He holds a degree in Engineering from the University of Westminster and can be found on twitter and Linkedin.  What are your coverage… Read More →

IIAR Gartner exclusive: Your questions answered on great presentations

Ever spent a frustrated hour arguing with an executive on why you shouldn’t have 30 slides for a 30-minute presentation? Or time and again had to insist that a Gartner VP doesn’t need to be told about basic market trends proven with stats from a competing analyst firm? The IIAR, working with the Gartner AR… Read More →

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[Guest Post] Does the consulting approach beat published research?

By: Simon Levin, The Skills Connection / IIAR UK Co-Chapter Lead We saw an interesting blogging spat last week between Stanton Jones of ISG and Lydia Leong at Gartner, with the flames fanned by tweeted comments from Phil Fersht of HfS. The row was centred on some research published recently by Lydia on managed hosting providers, but… Read More →

[JOB POSTING] Industry Analyst Relations Specialist / OpenText, Waterloo/CN

Reporting to the Director of Industry Analyst Relations, the Industry Analyst Relations Specialist is responsible for facilitating regular contact with analyst community and handling all logistics associated with that contact, supporting the collection of information for analyst requests, manage contract deliverables, databases, AR internal site, and maintain budget information/obligations. Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPinterest

[Job Posting] Strategy Analytics Seeks Analyst for Enterprise Mobility

In order to extend our research leadership in enterprise mobility, Strategy Analytics, is offering an outstanding career opportunity for a disciplined and results-driven team member to join our Wireless Enterprise Strategies (WES) team. A strong desire for success, visibility in a highly dynamic industry, and a background within the wireless telecommunications, enterprise IT and/or market… Read More →

[Job Posting] Analyst Relations Manager / Octopus

This is a great opportunity for an individual with a passion for Influencer marketing and analyst relations. You ideally come from a PR, marketing, research or AR background with at least 2 years experience. You will work primarily to support key named AR clients in the day to day execution of analyst relations programs. Share… Read More →

(Job Posting) Wind River Seeks PR Manager for SFO Bay Area

Wind River is looking for a Public Relations Manager to manage PR programs for various product and market-specific initiatives related to the Aerospace and Defense, Industrial and Medical market segments. The ideal candidate will have approximately 5-7 years of experience in public relations, preferably with PR agency experience, and demonstrated success managing media relations campaigns… Read More →

IIAR Salary Survey findings: AR at 30% premium, global scope pushes AR salaries to $120,000

The analyst relations profession has, like the industry analyst industry, been a beneficiary of the difficult times over the last few years. While staff turnover has slowed greatly, AR managers continue to win a substantial salary premium over other marketing and communications managers. Because the compensation packages of AR managers can be complex, it’s been… Read More →

[Job Posting] Polycom Seeks Director, Industry Analyst Relations for California

Polycom is seeking a senior evangelist to drive industry analyst relations at Polycom. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and executing Polycom’s strategic and tactical AR relationship program and will also be the key spokesperson for this very important community. Polycom’s industry analyst relations program is designed to enhance Polycom’s brand, support sales… Read More →

[Job Posting] Analyst Relations – Account Executive/ Senior Account Executive, Octopus Communications

Octopus is looking for a confident, grounded person to join our AR team. You may have a PR background but ideally will also bring with you existing AR experience and a real interest in progressing further into this field. A real hands-on role with exposure to all levels of influencer communications. Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPinterest

[Job Posting] Senior AR Specialist, JDA (MA, TX, AZ / USA)

JDA is looking for a Senior Analyst Relations Specialist. As part of the communications team this position will contribute to an analyst relations program that ensures regular, two-way communication with global industry analysts in the supply chain management, retail and enterprise management software space. This position will be located in Cambridge, MA, preferred or Dallas,… Read More →

[Job Posting] Part-time Position as IIAR Secretary

Part-time position available for IIAR secretary, approximately 2 days per week. Manage administration of small non-profit organisation including: membership applications and renewals, maintain acounts, manage events program including bi-monthly London Forums and monthly teleconferences, manage blog & Huddle postings, and bi-monthly newsletter. Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPinterest