Five ways to make better decisions using long-term analyst industry trends

Using insights from the Analyst Value Survey, survey director Duncan Chapple explains trends in the analyst industry, and how these trends can be used to the advantage of research buyers, of high-technology users, and of the analyst firms themselves. The fundamental shift is a long-term one: the growth of ‘freemium’ analyst firms means that most Read more about Five ways to make better decisions using long-term analyst industry trends[…]

GARTNER, FORRESTER, IDC AND 451 LEAD 2019 GLOBAL ANALYST FIRM AWARDS

Ten companies create two-thirds of all the value gained by analyst firms’ users. That’s the key finding of the 2019 Analyst Firm Awards, announced on November 20 by the Analyst Observatory at the University of Edinburgh Business School. CCgroup is delighted to be the 2019 sponsor of the awards. The ten most valuable analyst firms Read more about GARTNER, FORRESTER, IDC AND 451 LEAD 2019 GLOBAL ANALYST FIRM AWARDS[…]

19 firms nominated as 2019 Analyst Firm Award winners

19 highly-valuable analyst firms will be named as winners of the 2019 Analyst Firm Awards on November 20. The winners have been selected by the Analyst Observatory on the basis of responses to the Analyst Value Survey, an annual survey that asks their users which firms best deliver the most valued services from analyst firms. Read more about 19 firms nominated as 2019 Analyst Firm Award winners[…]

Analyst Firm Awards to be announced on November 20th

The Annual Analyst Firm awards will be announced in Boston on November 20th. The awards reflect responses by several hundred users of analyst firms to the Analyst Value Survey (AVS) conducted by the University of Edinburgh Business School’s Analyst Observatory. This year’s awards will be given in the following categories. Global AI & Analytics Cybersecurity Read more about Analyst Firm Awards to be announced on November 20th[…]

IT mainstreaming poses challenges for the future of AR

The usage gap is widening between analysts’ most- and least-used coverage areas. That’s the finding of January’s mini-survey, which originally aimed to test new question formats for the Analyst Value Survey. In one chart, shown here, we asked previous participants in the AVS about the topics they had consumed research about. The gap has widened Read more about IT mainstreaming poses challenges for the future of AR[…]

AVS shows Gartner’s declining share of a growing pie

Gartner’s share of the value created by the analyst industry is slowly trickling down. The 2017-18 Analyst Value Survey shows that Gartner produced for analyst value than any other firm: 25%. Compare that with 31% in 2015 and you get a sense of the change in the market. It’s not that Gartner is shrinking. Quite Read more about AVS shows Gartner’s declining share of a growing pie[…]

Lea Nonninger collected Business Intelligence Insider's 2018 AFA

IDC overtakes Forrester in 2018 Marketing and Policy Analyst Firm Awards

The 2018 Marketing & Policy Analyst Firm Awards are the category with the least change. Eight of the nine top firms were all in the 2017 ranking. The two firms which slipped out, CXP and Everest, each produced only marginally less analyst value than tenth-place winner ESG according to professionals working on marketing and policy Read more about IDC overtakes Forrester in 2018 Marketing and Policy Analyst Firm Awards[…]

Simon Robinson collected 451's 2018 AFA

IDC moves up in 2018 Americas Analyst Firm Awards

The 2018 Americas Analyst Firm Awards (AFA) shows big changes, even at the top. Naturally Gartner’s lead is increased by its purchase of CEB. It now creates more analyst value in this category than any other. Around three-tenths of all the value reported by users in the Americas. According to the 2017-18 Analyst Value Survey, IDC Read more about IDC moves up in 2018 Americas Analyst Firm Awards[…]

Steven Taelman picked up HfS's award

Stiff competition in 2018 Services & Cloud Analyst Firm Awards

Collectively, the ten winners of the 2018 Services & Cloud Analyst Firm Awards (AFA)  produce three-quarters of all the analyst value reported by services and cloud professionals who participated in the 2017-18 Analyst Value Survey. As in the five other AFA categories, Gartner, IDC and Forrester Research are the top three. The real competition is Read more about Stiff competition in 2018 Services & Cloud Analyst Firm Awards[…]

Tom Pringle collects Ovum's 2018 AFA

Ovum continues advance in 2018 Telecoms & Networking Analyst Firm Awards

Ovum has gained fourth place in the 2018 Telecoms & Networking Analyst Firm Awards, its highest rank in the awards in any year. As in 2017, the first three places in all six AFA categories go to market leaders Gartner, IDC and Forrester. Ovum’s deep telecoms roots go back to the 20th century, but in recent Read more about Ovum continues advance in 2018 Telecoms & Networking Analyst Firm Awards[…]

Lena Davies collects Forrester's 2018 AFA

Gartner & Forrester lead 2018 Global Analyst Firm Awards

Gartner and Forrester lead the 2018 Global Analyst Firm Awards, which recognise the market analyst and advisory firms most valued outside the Americas (which is covered by a separate award). The methodological tweaks in the 2018 awards, which recognise the valuable firms that are most relied on, boosts the gap between Gartner, Forrester and IDC, Read more about Gartner & Forrester lead 2018 Global Analyst Firm Awards[…]

IDC COO Robert White collects the firm's 2018 Analyst Firm Award

IDC rises in 2018 Enterprise Analyst Firm Awards

IDC has won a notable success in the 2018 Enterprise Analyst Firm Awards, overtaking Forrester into second place. Last year’s awards noted strong performance by both those firms which, added together, created more value than Gartner for the participants in the Analyst Value Survey. IDC’s clearly benefitting from its growing freemium audience and its unrivalled global Read more about IDC rises in 2018 Enterprise Analyst Firm Awards[…]