IIAR awards: don’t forget who the voters were

The IIAR has announced the winners of the 2008 Analyst of the Year award, on its blog. The leading award goes to R. ‘Ray’ Wang, at Forrester Research – which

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Two dozen people, including eight analysts, have been laid off at IDC. The new alumni include semiconductor analyst IdaRose Sylvester and analysts in a number of areas, including handsets, OSS

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Burton Group’s IT1 service launches today (see here), just months after Current Analysis announced a partnership with ETIS. Both developments reflect a push by analyst firms to deepen their roots

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Datamonitor CEO Mark Meek met us last week to explain to us his plans for Ovum. A touchstone in the conversation was the highly effective turn-around of Datamonitor’s once-struggling health-care

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We’re now half-way through our Credo series, which outlines the principles we seek to convince AR managers to share. Our fifth credo is the notion that analyst relations teams should

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Over the last few years Current Analysis has gained increasing profile with telecom operators and vendors. The firm’s attractive and digestible research has won it many tens of thousands of

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In a meeting today, with a US start-up looking to win clients in Europe’s financial sector, I went over a number of the factors that new firms need to consider

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The rising interest in influencer relations will dangerous disorient managers who see influencers as a new category, separate from and exclusive of existing audiences, such as industry analysts and the

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