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 accounts, manage events program including bi-monthly London Forums and monthly teleconferences, manage blog & Huddle postings, and bi-monthly newsletter. For further information, please contact agi(at)analystrelations(dot)org
Colt Technology is looking for a PR and AR specialist to join their Corporate Communications team. Role Purpose: • Helps to manage the operational relationship with our PR and AR agencies in the UK and across Europe • Provide operational communications support and advice to the organisation for the UK • Manage the development and… Read More →
Gartner’s latest April Fool’s prank- the Hype Bicycle!
IIAR Webinar with ISG on Sourcing Advisory Relations Survey – 10 April 2013, 1600 GMT http://wp.me/p9yEt-1qD
Analyst events: is booze better than a booth? IIAR London Forum concluded successfully on 7 March 2013 http://wp.me/p9yEt-1om
Join the IIAR Webinar with H&K on Influencer Survey w/ @techspinR @TrisClarkARGuy @lludovic #archat
[GUEST POST] The Final Countdown… or how to survive attending MWC 2013 By: Suzannah Archibald, Senior Marketing Executive, Loudhouse Marketing Consultancy
IIAR is delighted to let you know that our next UK Forum will be held on March 7th at 4pm GMT in London (near Victoria)!
3 mn with Fred Munch from @pac_consultants #archat
Today, we’re profiling Duncan Brown (@duncanwbrown)who has just come back to the analyst world as Director at PAC. Read on to discover his challenge and addictions.
Read on this guest post from Fred McClimmands on when and why are outsourcing and insourcing of AR viable options.
To avoid conflicting with other IT related events Verdantix has changed the date to November 4th, all other details remain the same. WHAT SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MEANS FOR ANALYST RELATIONS MANAGERS – FREE WEBINAR Thursday, November 4, 2010 5.00pm – 6.00pm (UK) 12 noon – 1.00pm (EDT) Every business decision has a sustainability consequence – buying… Read More →
WHAT SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MEANS FOR ANALYST RELATIONS MANAGERS – FREE WEBINAR Tuesday, November 9, 2010 5.00pm – 6.00pm (UK) 12 noon – 1.00pm (EDT) Every business decision has a sustainability consequence – buying a diesel truck, relocating to a new corporate HQ, developing functionality for a new software application, purchasing a telepresence suite, flying to… Read More →
Read this post on Tuesday and had a few thoughts: Collective Conversation » ARcade » Blog Archive » Is Analyst Relations a prisoner of its own success within the IT sector? There are, IMHO, 3 kind of business models for IT analysts: – the prescribers (á la Gartner or Forrester) – the number crunchers (IDC… Read More →
The IIAR is delighted to host a teleconference on Best Practices in AR and Influencer Relations. The call is scheduled for, Tuesday, October 19th at 4:00pm BST/11:00am EST.
This was a question asked on the new Forrester AR community, so I thought I’d point readers to some older conversations where that topic was pretty much nailed.
I strongly believe that any time a vendor gives money to an analyst firm for paid-for work it needs to be referenced and authentic. Our industry needs firms it can trust to help them make informed decisions – without them, and if it’s reputation is tarnished by the acts of a few who practice methods… Read More →
September 16th IIAR London Forum Features European Analyst Panel with Lawrence Calot of LeCXP and Jean-Christophe Bodhuin of PAC.
Recap of Sept 9th Webinar – TPI shares fascinating insights with the IIAR
There are still a few places left for next Thursday’s Forum featuring a European analyst panel with Laurent Calot, LeCXP and Jean-Christophe Bodhuin, PAC. If you are not a member of IIAR and have not attended an IIAR Forum before, you can also register for this event. Please RSVP to the secretary at jcourtenay(at)analystrelations(dot)org.
The UK’s recent IIAR Forum saw both IDC and Ovum present their predictions for the IT industry in 2012. Cloud came through as the area of focus for 2012 and will be the dominant platform. While SaaS spend will be more discretionary, PaaS will be the fastest growing platform accounting for 80% of the volume… Read More →
HfS Research announces revolutionary new on-demand service division to support enterprises with complex decision-making around outsourcing and business operations strategy New York, New York, November 29th, 2011 – HfS Research, the leading global analyst advisory firm covering outsourcing and shared services strategies, today announced it has joined forces with Sylvan Advisory to form HfS Consulting. … Read More →
The IIAR is delighted to announce the election results of its new Board Members effective as of 1 December 2011 for 12 months. The new Board is as follows: (more…)
The IIAR APJ will be getting together ahead of the Christmas holidays for an in-person Forum and networking drinks on Tuesday 6 December in Sydney. The IIAR APJ Forum meeting will be held from 4pm – 6pm in North Sydney to discuss member requirements and plans for the coming year. This is a members-only session…. Read More →
I am delighted to announce that Hannah Hyman has been appointed as our new Chapter Lead representing the IIAR west coast. Hannah is currently part of the IT Influencer Relations team at SAP, covering analyst relations for Services and Support topics. Hannah has been in the technology industry for most of her career. Most recently,… Read More →
IIAR FORUM and CHRISTMAS NETWORKING WITH THE ANALYSTS Thursday 8th December, 3pm onwards What better way to end the year with than to hear about analyst predictions for 2012 and then meet with your analyst buddies and AR colleagues at an informal networking event over a celebratory glass. It’s an action-packed afternoon with two analyst presentations plus… Read More →
A distinguished panel of US analyst experts will be discussing hot trends for 2012 in the world of IT services and software for 1-hour on Wednesday 30th November at 11am ET / 8am PT / 4pm GMT. Guest speakers: Phil Fersht, Founder & CEO, HfS Research Mark Smith, CEO & Chief Research Officer, Ventana Research Moderator:… Read More →
The Gartner Ombudswoman has just blogged >link< about a new frequently asked questions document on the Gartner Magic Quadrant. Overall it’s really useful and contains many points that AR pros should know. For instance, did you know the analysts had to raise a business case for every new MQ? This is meant to limit their… Read More →
Read on for the AR pro agenda at the Gartner Barcelona Symposium 2011.
We are pleased to announce that Informa will be presenting some of its latest research around, “Operator Strategies: The Growing Lure of B2B2C Opportunities” on Thursday 9th February at 4pm GMT / 11am ET / 8am PT. Delivering the presentation will be Informa’s Chief Research Officer, Mark Newman (pictured above). Discussion agenda: How over-the-top players took the value… Read More →
Our guest post today is from Lisa Rowan (@lisarowan), IDC’s Program Director for HR, Learning and Talent Strategies. Read on for Lisa’s tips for briefing analysts from the analyst perspective. There are excellent resources available to assist the AR profession including IIAR but on this side of the briefing table, it seems like that advice… Read More →
IT Europa announced today that it will be staging the European ISV Convention 2010 on 25 February 2010 in London. ISV participation is by invitation and is free of charge to qualifying delegates … More at Tekrati
Well, almost…. Ovum kindly gave us an exclusive for the video below. Following Datamonitor’s re-launch of their consolidated IT research brands under the Ovum name, they have held two back to back events in London and New York: Collaborative Intelligence launch event. The London event featured “the Patriarch” Gideon Gartner (the founder of Gartner and… Read More →
Analysys Mason has strengthened its energy practice with the addition of two senior energy industry experts to its ranks. Richard H. Sellers and Jean-Philippe Larramendy join as associates … More at Tekrati
Celent, a research and advisory firm and member of the Oliver Wyman Group, is launching a service dedicated to the Indian financial market. The research service will focus on the Indian financial services space, cutting across Celent’s established service offerings in the areas of Banking, Insurance, and Securities & Investments … more at Tekrati
… Strategic Oxygen! While Gartner (NYSE:IT) decided to buy out AMR and fill a coverage gap in SCM, with hindsight a strategy hinted in Cannes (well maybe?). The Gartner-AMR deal certainly has caused a bit of a stir, with over 6000 hits in the blogosphere! While I’m on that news item, I must add thatGartner… Read More →
What’s the impact for the AR Community and other IT Analysis firms of the announced AMR purchase by Gartner?
Here’s the agenda for today’s Forum –action packed as usual… and with the proverbial curry at the end! Agenda 1500-1530 Social media tutorial 1545-1600 Registration 1600-1605 Introductions and welcome 1605-1620 Report back from Gartner Symposium 1620-1655 Discussion groups: – AR and social media – Planning for 2010 – Gaining and maintaining executive… Read More →
Carsten Schmidt and other IDC Alumni recently formed Henry Corporation as a network of analysts offering strategic advice and marketing services to IT vendors. Read the interview of Carsten on the IIAR blog.
Gartner just released the successor (but not a replacement) to the Hype Cycle: the Gartner IT Market Clock The press release is here: Gartner IT Market Clock Tell us what you think and how it will impact you!