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IIAR> Webinar: Forrester in 2020

Join us for a presentation from Sharyn Leaver / SVP, Research for Forrester’s 2020 plans. Hosted by Andrew Hsu (@andrew0hsu, LinkedIn) and Aniruddho Mukherjee (@aniruddho, LinkedIn), Sharyn (bio, @sharynleaver) will share Forrester’s big research themes for 2020, as well as how they are refreshing events. Plus, she’ll touch on analyst momentum and what it means for… Read More →

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[GUEST POST] The 7 Ups of Building Credibility Through Analyst Relations

By Andrew Lochart (LinkedIn, @andrewlochart) and reposted from lochart.com with his permission. I’ve been leading B2B tech product marketing teams for more than 20 years and I’ve seen how easy it is to fall into what I call the “content trap”. We’re constantly creating new content to fuel our campaigns, to keep things fresh and… Read More →

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IIAR> Webinar – Welcome to the party, Omdia!

It’s been fascinating to watch Ovum for the past 15+ or so years, acquiring Butler Group, merging and un-merging with Datamonitor, buying RHK and then been purchased by event giant Informa. The last chapter saw Informa buying the research-part of IHS, namely IHS Markit Technology (August 2019), Tractica (July 2018) and moving it all into… Read More →

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[GUEST POST] 20 mistakes analyst relations teams are making by Mark Peters / ESG (part 1)

Good news: With improvements, everyone will see better resultsI’m going to make an assertion that will seem unnecessarily provocative. After working for a decade as an IT industry analyst—including interacting regularly with analysts from other firms — I am confident in saying that many, indeed perhaps most, analyst relations teams are sub-optimizing their relationships and, by… Read More →

IIAR> Analyst Of The Year 2019

A turn of the tides? The IIAR> Analyst and Firm Of The Year 2019

London, Wednesday 27th November 2019. At the IIAR> we believe in taking a stance and recognising greatness when we see it -an approach we find more impactful than sprinkling awards to dozens of “winners”.  Today, at the IIAR> London Christmas Party kindly sponsored by HCL, we celebrated the top industry analysts and firms of the… Read More →

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IIAR> Webinar with Research In Action

Is there life after Forrester? The analysts at Research In Action certainly think so! Join the IIAR webinar on Wednesday November 20 to find out more about Research In Action (RIA). We’ll be joined by RIA founder Dr Thomas Mendel (LinkedIn, @drthomasmendel) and recent recruit Eveline Oehrlich (LinkedIn, @eoehrlich), who is now back in Germany… Read More →

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IIAR AR Café at Gartner Symposium in Barcelona 2019

Join us… at our IIAR get-together at this year’s Gartner Symposium 2019 in Barcelona, hosted by Yvonne Kaupp (@YveKaupp, LinkedIn), IIAR Board Member (Chapter Liaison) and Senior Manager Global Analyst Relations and Market Strategy at Retarus and Anja Steinmann (@AnjaSteinmann, LinkedIn), IIAR UK Chapter Co-lead and Global Analyst and Consultant Relations Manager at BT. (more…)

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IIAR> Best practice Paper – Future Shock: The Coming State of Analyst Relations

The IIAR> has released a new IIAR> Best Practice Paper on The Future of AR (link to PDF for IIAR> members) by Gerry Van Zandt (LinkedIn, @gerryvz) / Oracle AR Director and Ludovic Leforestier (@lludovic, LinkedIn) / Criteo Global Influencer Relations Director. This new and long-awaited white paper that provides fresh insights and information into how the field of Analyst Relations… Read More →

IIAR> Discussion Group: working with Gartner with Andrew Hsu and Aniruddho Mukherjee

IIAR> Discussion Group: working with Gartner

As the largest analyst firm, everyone in analyst relations is impacted by their relationship with Gartner. From contract negotiations to account management to research coverage, our AR programs are greatly impacted by Gartner’s offerings, communications. (more…)

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The IIAR Tragic Quadrant 2018

Fashionably late but always on point and by popular request here’s the IIAR Tragic Quadrant 2018, a representation of how Analyst Relations Professionals (AR Pros) have rated analyst firms in the 2018 survey we ran for the Analyst and Firm of the Year 2018. For new readers here, the Tragic Quadrant is of course a… Read More →

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[GUEST POST] Do’s And Don’ts For Analyst Interactions by Chase Cunningham / Forrester

Having just been through an onslaught of work related to the Forrester Wave™ evaluation on Zero Trust eXtended ecosystem platform providers, I think that it’s worthwhile to put some guidance out there that might help folks as they interact with analysts (well, me, mainly, but maybe it will help with others, as well). And a… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Analyst Relations Manager / Tanium, Reading, UK

The Basics: We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our analyst relations program. This position is very strategic and will have a direct and immediate impact on Tanium’s success. Tanium is a product that spans both the ITOps and Security world. This role will cover two main aspects: Lead the Tanium Security Portfolio… Read More →

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10 things analysts want most

Here are the top ten best practices we un-earthed during the IIAR> AR Professional Of The Year 2019 survey. Regular briefingsTargeted coverageOpen discussion about company strengths and weaknessesSending the deck ahead of the briefing so there’s time to come up with in depth questionsWell organised AR events that encourage conversation not mere presentationsSupport for research… Read More →

IIAR> Analyst Of The Year 2019

A turn of the tides? The IIAR> Analyst and Firm Of The Year 2019

London, Wednesday 27th November 2019. At the IIAR> we believe in taking a stance and recognising greatness when we see it -an approach we find more impactful than sprinkling awards to dozens of “winners”.  Today, at the IIAR> London Christmas Party kindly sponsored by HCL, we celebrated the top industry analysts and firms of the… Read More →

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Who will be the IIAR> Analyst of the Year 2019?

The IIAR> mainframe has been furiously crunching the input from AR professionals for this year… and the IIAR Analyst of the Year 2019 winners will be announced next week on Wednesday 27th November 2019 IIAR> Christmas Party in central London. Make sure you register now, tickets are going fast! The IIAR> Analyst Of The Year is the best… Read More →

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IIAR> Webinar with Research In Action

Is there life after Forrester? The analysts at Research In Action certainly think so! Join the IIAR webinar on Wednesday November 20 to find out more about Research In Action (RIA). We’ll be joined by RIA founder Dr Thomas Mendel (LinkedIn, @drthomasmendel) and recent recruit Eveline Oehrlich (LinkedIn, @eoehrlich), who is now back in Germany… Read More →

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IIAR AR Café at Gartner Symposium in Barcelona 2019

Join us… at our IIAR get-together at this year’s Gartner Symposium 2019 in Barcelona, hosted by Yvonne Kaupp (@YveKaupp, LinkedIn), IIAR Board Member (Chapter Liaison) and Senior Manager Global Analyst Relations and Market Strategy at Retarus and Anja Steinmann (@AnjaSteinmann, LinkedIn), IIAR UK Chapter Co-lead and Global Analyst and Consultant Relations Manager at BT. (more…)

IIAR London Christmas Networking Party 2019 - Sponsored by HCL

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Party: IIAR Christmas Networking Party 2019 celebrating the Analyst of the year and the Analyst Firm of the year

Sponsored by HCL Technologies  We are very excited to announce the date of our famous Christmas Networking Party which will celebrate the outstanding results that analysts and analyst firms have delivered when collaborating with AR professionals: the IIAR> Analyst, Firm, New Analyst and Client Partner Of the Year 2019 will be announced. The event is… Read More →

IIAR> Discussion Group: working with Gartner with Andrew Hsu and Aniruddho Mukherjee

IIAR> Discussion Group: working with Gartner

As the largest analyst firm, everyone in analyst relations is impacted by their relationship with Gartner. From contract negotiations to account management to research coverage, our AR programs are greatly impacted by Gartner’s offerings, communications. (more…)

IIAR Tragic Quadrant 2018 v04

The IIAR Tragic Quadrant 2018

Fashionably late but always on point and by popular request here’s the IIAR Tragic Quadrant 2018, a representation of how Analyst Relations Professionals (AR Pros) have rated analyst firms in the 2018 survey we ran for the Analyst and Firm of the Year 2018. For new readers here, the Tragic Quadrant is of course a… Read More →

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10 things analysts want most

Here are the top ten best practices we un-earthed during the IIAR> AR Professional Of The Year 2019 survey. Regular briefingsTargeted coverageOpen discussion about company strengths and weaknessesSending the deck ahead of the briefing so there’s time to come up with in depth questionsWell organised AR events that encourage conversation not mere presentationsSupport for research… Read More →

IIAR> Analyst Of The Year 2019

A turn of the tides? The IIAR> Analyst and Firm Of The Year 2019

London, Wednesday 27th November 2019. At the IIAR> we believe in taking a stance and recognising greatness when we see it -an approach we find more impactful than sprinkling awards to dozens of “winners”.  Today, at the IIAR> London Christmas Party kindly sponsored by HCL, we celebrated the top industry analysts and firms of the… Read More →

AOTY

Who will be the IIAR> Analyst of the Year 2019?

The IIAR> mainframe has been furiously crunching the input from AR professionals for this year… and the IIAR Analyst of the Year 2019 winners will be announced next week on Wednesday 27th November 2019 IIAR> Christmas Party in central London. Make sure you register now, tickets are going fast! The IIAR> Analyst Of The Year is the best… Read More →

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IIAR> Webinar with Research In Action

Is there life after Forrester? The analysts at Research In Action certainly think so! Join the IIAR webinar on Wednesday November 20 to find out more about Research In Action (RIA). We’ll be joined by RIA founder Dr Thomas Mendel (LinkedIn, @drthomasmendel) and recent recruit Eveline Oehrlich (LinkedIn, @eoehrlich), who is now back in Germany… Read More →

Keynote at Gartner Symposium 2018

IIAR AR Café at Gartner Symposium in Barcelona 2019

Join us… at our IIAR get-together at this year’s Gartner Symposium 2019 in Barcelona, hosted by Yvonne Kaupp (@YveKaupp, LinkedIn), IIAR Board Member (Chapter Liaison) and Senior Manager Global Analyst Relations and Market Strategy at Retarus and Anja Steinmann (@AnjaSteinmann, LinkedIn), IIAR UK Chapter Co-lead and Global Analyst and Consultant Relations Manager at BT. (more…)

IIAR> Discussion Group: working with Gartner with Andrew Hsu and Aniruddho Mukherjee

IIAR> Discussion Group: working with Gartner

As the largest analyst firm, everyone in analyst relations is impacted by their relationship with Gartner. From contract negotiations to account management to research coverage, our AR programs are greatly impacted by Gartner’s offerings, communications. (more…)

IIAR Tragic Quadrant 2018 v04

The IIAR Tragic Quadrant 2018

Fashionably late but always on point and by popular request here’s the IIAR Tragic Quadrant 2018, a representation of how Analyst Relations Professionals (AR Pros) have rated analyst firms in the 2018 survey we ran for the Analyst and Firm of the Year 2018. For new readers here, the Tragic Quadrant is of course a… Read More →

Chase Cunningham, Principal Analyst, Forrester

[GUEST POST] Do’s And Don’ts For Analyst Interactions by Chase Cunningham / Forrester

Having just been through an onslaught of work related to the Forrester Wave™ evaluation on Zero Trust eXtended ecosystem platform providers, I think that it’s worthwhile to put some guidance out there that might help folks as they interact with analysts (well, me, mainly, but maybe it will help with others, as well). And a… Read More →

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What does 451 Research stand for?

After yesterday’s IIAR> Webinar, Simon Robinson (@simonrob451, LinkedIn) SVP Research at 451 Research shared where the firm name comes from and  Ludovic Leforestier (@lludovic, LinkedIn) gave a quick wrap-up of the webinar. 1907_451_webinar_trailer from IIAR> on Vimeo. IIAR Members will be able to access the recording and deck shortly from our new Member365 portal.

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[GUEST POST] Creative Intellect Consulting joins CCS Insight as firm expands enterprise research coverage

Bola Rotibi and her team at Creative Intellect Consulting are joining CCS Insight. Bola becomes research director, software development, and will lead CCS Insight’s research in the software development and delivery market. The move expands CCS Insight’s coverage of the enterprise IT market. Although originally specialising in the mobile sector, the firm has been expanding… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Director of Analyst Relations / Blackberry, San Ramon, California, USA

Reporting to the Vice-President of Solution Marketing, the Analyst Relations Director role facilitates two-way dialogue between BlackBerry and industry analysts. Focusing largely to increase awareness for the company and our products and services, while delivering key analyst insights to our internal teams. An ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing an AR… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Analyst Relations Leader – Government / Public Sector / Conduent, USA

 Washington, Washington, DC; Florham Park, New Jersey; United States General Management / Strategy 29992 Responsibilities Develop, manage and implement Advisor Relations plan.Manage perception of Conduent’s offerings and capabilities.Maintain strong relationships with advisors including proactive engagement in strategy advisory days, hosted events, industry forums, webinars, briefings, newsletters, etc.Project manage responses for vendor evaluations like ISG, KPMG, EY, PwC,… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Analyst Relations Manager / BeyondTrust, USA

BeyondTrust is looking for an Analyst Relations Manager to join our powerhouse marketing team. This individual will develop and execute a global plan to identify and drive relationships with key industry analysts with the goal of raising awareness and recognition of BeyondTrust’s strategy, market leadership, products, and innovation. (more…)

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[JOB POSTING] Analyst Relations Leader / MetricStream, San Jose, CA, USA

We are looking for a full-time Analyst Relations Leader for our San Jose office. The Analyst Relations Leader role at MetricStream is high visibility, a multi-faceted role that requires strong product marketing, analyst relations, and communications experience. This role is for a thinker with a strategic mindset and a strong marketing background with a passion… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Sr Industry Analyst Relations Manager / Here, Singapore

The HERE Industry Analyst Relations team (IAR) shapes and steers the industry analyst perception of HERE and its environment. In this role, you will head analyst relations for APAC and will have previous experience and proven track record in industry analyst relations to join this passionate team. You will be responsible for creating and executing… Read More →

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[JOB POSTING] Analyst Relations Manager / Sage Intacct, San Jose, CA, USA

Sage Intacct is seeking an Analyst Relations Manager to build and execute our growing analyst relations program. Our primary goals are to increase positives dispositions with the most influential analysts, ensure favorable outcomes in key reports, and advise the business.We are looking for an exceptional individual. This position will play a key role in managing… Read More →