This IIAR Forum, kindly hosted by Fleishman Hillard in Covent Garden, was well attended by more than 20 members plus the panel members for the two discussion sessions… Selling your company on the value of professional analyst relations, hosted by David Rossiter (Sunesis). Panel members… Bill Reed – Analyst Relations Manager at AGT International Tim… Read More →
Places at the IIAR London Forum are filling up fast, don’t panic though, there is still room for more ! With a great agenda of two discussion panels discussing two key AR topics, full details immediately below and here, make sure you book your place now. To attend this Forum, register directly via this >LINK<. The… Read More →
This, not to miss Forum, has just got better, there are now two panel discussions … New panel discussion – Selling your company on the value of professional analyst relations … It can sometimes be a challenging task to sell the value of professional analyst relations to the business. We’ve all been asked time after time,… Read More →
Around @ERP_cindyjutras in 10 questions #archat
On 4th December the IIAR UK Chapter will be hosting the November forum delayed by the storms. As advertised before this will be a unique session. For our panel discussion we already have confirmed: Ron Baillie (Strategy and Architecture Director at Tullow Oil), Simon Niven (Global Head of Technology Services at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer) Alistair… Read More →
Today we ask our infamous ten probing questions to Peyman Mestchian (LinkedIn) from Chartis Research. 1. What are your coverage areas? I cover risk and compliance technology or “RiskTech” for short. This is a relatively broad market sector. Sub-segments of our coverage include financial risk (market, credit, liquidity), operational risk, financial crime risk and energy trading… Read More →
On Wednesday 13th November, 7:30am CET, IIAR member Ludovic Leforestier (AR Director at Bearing Point, @bearingpointar, LinkedIn) will be hosting an IIAR AR Café. This will be an informal get-together to discuss AR-related matters and network with peers. It will no doubt be a welcome break in-between the ever hectic schedule of Symposium. It is also… Read More →
By Caroline Dennington / Symantec (@CDennington, LinkedIn). When the IIAR was first formed, one of its goals was to enable members to help each other achieve their goals. Primarily this has taken the form of sharing best practice, but we also recognised the value in publishing job postings – analyst relations is quite a specialist field, after… Read More →
[GUEST POST] from @pegoneill on dealing with analyst firms sales reps #archat
Around @Hypatia_LeslieA from @HypatiaResearch in 10 questions #archat #iiar
NetApp is looking for a Senior Manager to join their AR team in Sunnyvale, CA. This member of the team will be responsible for the program’s success with one of the company’s market segments. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Worldwide AR, this position will accelerate and evolve the existing AR program helping the company… Read More →
Corporate AR Executive (Support) The Industry Analyst Relations (AR) program of this firm is organized to leverage the resources of the industry analyst community; inbound for learning and outbound for influence. As an integral part of Corporate Marketing, these functions will be directed by a Corporate AR Center of Excellence (CoE) and implemented with the… Read More →
Recently, the IIAR held a discussion group on AR careers following a series of blog posts by Marc Duke on this topic. AR still suffers from being in the shadow of PR and like Marc, most of those taking part in the call had fallen into AR careers by accident. What can we do, as… Read More →
This interview of chat with Dane Anderson / CEO Springboard Research by @SAJEIdeas contains a few learnings that are applicable to other geographies, in particular that personal relationships matter more than in the USA.
In the second of his series of guest posts on AR careers, @marcduke looks at the skills required to succeed in AR and how to keep them in good shape.
I first encountered the heady world of AR in 1997 as a lowly account executive. The PR agency I worked for, Text 100, was the main agency for Microsoft in Europe. It had a very, very small AR programme which was passed around and found its way to me. That’s where my AR journey began…. Read More →
A Glimpse into Peer Connect Every AR person knows that many of the most influential analysts in the information technology industry work at Gartner. But analysts are not the most influential influencers out there, peers are – IT buyers and practitioners most trust the insights of other IT buyers and practitioners who have been through… Read More →
Following the successful IIAR Forums with Ovum, the firm has decided to hold regular calls for the AR community. The first AR Community Call will be on Thursday 19th May 2011 at 0900 PDT / 1200 EDT / 1700 BST / 1800 CEST.
Informa (parent of Datamonitor and Ovum) buy Forrester research.
In his last post on sizing an AR team, Evan Quinn offered some criteria for consideration. This follow-on post discusses worst practices that often lead to wrong-sizing and related performance issues with AR.
By: Dave Noble, IIAR Board Member & APJ Chapter Lead Just over 12 months since acquiring Asia/Pacific firm Springboard Research, Forrester Research continues to invest in the region with a view to significantly increasing its market share, particularly in the end-user space. Speaking at the IIAR’s APJ Forum in Sydney last week, Forrester vice president… Read More →
In this interview Ben Woo, MD & Chief Strategist at Neuralytix, Inc. explains a little more about his background and company. Ben founded the company two years ago having worked as Programme VP at IDC for five years where he was responsible for advising clients on the evolution and trends relating to data storage systems. He… Read More →
Today we learn more about Phil Fersht, CEO at HfS Research. Phil has become a household name in the BPO business with a long track record of analysing this technology sector. Having worked as a Director at IDC for five years and then as VP at Yankee, Phil went on to work for Deloitte Consulting… Read More →
If you’ve not yet voted then please take this opportunity to give your top-rated analyst a boost and nominate them for this year’s IIAR 2012 Analyst of the Year and IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year. We’ve worked hard to make this year’s survey a robust reflection of AR pros’ perspective on top-rated analysts and analyst firms… Read More →
This week on Thursday 26th July at 11am ET / 8am PT Ovum’s top management team will once again be making themselves available for your Q&A on the future of Ovum. This will be a similar session to the one run in the UK in May and is a chance for you to hear directly… Read More →
Our next IIAR Forum in London is going to be a very special one! We have two fantastic speakers lined up and are extremely privileged to be able to host such distinguished guests in what we believe will be a truly valuable Forum for all those in the AR profession. Please mark your diaries: Thursday… Read More →
The Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) is pleased to recognize the first two recipients – Ellie Warner and Ed Gyurko – as IIAR Certified Experts. This marks the official launch of two new IIAR certification levels consisting of IIAR Certified Expert (CE) and IIAR Certified Fellow (CF). These qualifications are designed for Analyst Relations… Read More →
The next IIAR APJ Forum will be held on Wednesday 25th July at 4pm Sydney / 2pm Singapore / 11:30am India at Forrester’s offices in Sydney with webex facilities for those who wish to dial in. Dane Anderson (VP – Research Director and Region Manager, Forrester) has kindly agreed to provide IIAR members with a detailed… Read More →
More than 35 top-name analysts attended last week’s IIAR UK networking event in a gathering that saw some 70 analyst and AR professionals get together on a (rare!) sunny afternoon. It was a fantastic few hours in which Gartner, Forrester, IDC, Informa and Ovum were all well represented. We were also lucky to be able… Read More →
With just a few days to go we now have a phenomenal 70 analysts attending this year’s IIAR UK Networking Event very kindly sponsored by AxiCom. Analysts from all the major firms will be represented including; Gartner, Forrester, IDC and Ovum, as well as more niche firms including; Aite Group, PAC, Informa and Freeform Dynamics…. Read More →
Today’s star analyst in our reasonably priced Around in 10 Questions series is Douglas Hayward from at IDC. You can find Douglas at Twitter under @douglashayward. 1. What are your coverage areas? From October 2010 (earlier in reality), I’ll be co-ordinating IDC’s Western European IT services and business services forecasts (business services basically means business… Read More →
Today’s star analyst in our Around in 10 Questions series is Michael Fauscette (@mfauscette) in IDC’s software team.
Today’s star in the IIAR “Around in 10 questions” interview series is Forrester’s Rachel Dines (@RachelDines, blog) who covers many aspects related to business continuity.
The July IIAR London Forum, hosted by Waggoner-Edstrom in Covent Garden, was well attended by IIAR members. IDC analyst Martin Canning was joined by Philippe de Marcillac, Executive Vice President, International Business Units and provided valuable insight into IDCs global operations and coverage.
We still have a few places left for next Tuesday’s Forum which features an IDC update with analyst Martin Canning, Vice President, IDC EMEA. Members should please RSVP to the secretary’s invitation.
David Vellante is the co-founder of The Wikibon Project and graciously accepted our invitation to answer our infamous “Around in 10 questions” interview – many thanks to him for sharing his insights!
IDC EMEA is hiring the three following positions: Research Analyst, Services EMEA ; Consulting Manager, Services EMEA ; Senior Research Analyst, Energy insights.
Our next IIAR London Forum is set for Tuesday, July 27th. We are delighted to welcome guest analyst Martin Canning, Vice President of IDC EMEA who will provide an update on strategy, research agendas, and how to best work with IDC. The Forum kicks off at 3:45 p.m. with a limited number of guest places… Read More →
Best practices shared during launch meeting of IIAR India Chapter.
Recently iSupply made their intentions known that they were going to buy Screen Digest. Ben Keen (the man in charge of SD in London) spoke to be on the phone yesterday and shared with me his diplomatic answers regarding how things were going to change…
[THIS JOB IS POSTED ON BEHALF OF PSD, THE IIAR CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT] Senior Analyst Relations Manager (m/f) Location: Frankfurt am Main As Senior Analyst Relations Manager you contribute pro-actively to the corporate communication strategy. You act as the primary liaison with all relevant internal groups in planning and implementing… Read More →
The IIAR maintains a job postings page on its web site:The Institute of Industry Analyst Relations Posting is free for advertisers, just drop an email to our secretary: hkirkman at analystrelations dot org. Sage Circle also has a jobs page, mostly for US positions.