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Gigaom closure in the news
Guest post: Gigaom research lead explains what worked
Gigaom Research, where I was working as a research lead for the past several years, has ceased operations as part of the takeover of the operations of Gigaom by creditors.
What Gigaom’s closure means for DCG/Constellation alliance
The closure of Gigaom on the same day as the surprise announcement of an alliance between two high-growth analyst firms shows the high stakes in the analyst industry.
Software CEO: Don’t hire the analysts until they clean up
Writing on the Influencer Relations website, a veteran software CEO has appealed for industry analysts to clean up conflicts of interest, and for customers to not buy from firms who do not.
More Forrester departures as Rob Koplowitz waves goodbye
Rob wrote to me that “I left under the best circumstances to pursue an opportunity I was passionate about.”
Michael Wolf and Scott Santucci on new Kea podcast
Michael Wolf, former Gigaom VP, and ex-Forrester analyst Scott Santucci discuss Gigaom’s closure and the reorganisation at Forrester.
“DMB” is over & other harsh AR truths
2014 ended the fantasy that only Gartner and Forrester were “deal-maker or breaker” firms.
How analysts influence the Buyer Decision Process
Few AR people ask which analysts are really reviewing RFI and RFQ documents from customers.
Mid-size analyst upstarts are creating value faster
Users of analyst services are getting great insight at a fraction of the cost of larger firms. But there are obstacles.
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The irresistible rise of Constellation Research?
Despite the reality that Constellation does not seem to work for most analysts who join it, its impact on clients is real.
Survey: which analyst firms are moving up (or down)?
Everyone in or around the analyst industry knows that the four major firms are Gartner, Forrester, IDC and Ovum.
But who are four after that, and the four after that?