What attitude should analyst relations managers take towards boosterism, the use of positive hype that is so excessive it produces negative reactions? Boosterism is a common sign of both weak

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What Gartner Symposium/ITxpo meant for AR managers

Most analyst relations managers can’t get to Gartner’s Orlando Symposium, but it’s one of the most important events for observers of Gartner, alongside its annual investor day. It’s the best

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We’ve been increasingly impressed with RocSearch’s growth since it hit the radar in 2005. So it’s going to be interesting to hear from COO Ashish Sinha about David O’Brien’s appointment

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This month Hitachi has made it to the top 10 in the Lighthouse Systems Index with a jump of 4 positions. The firm, which makes products ranging from turbines and

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There’s no analyst relations angle to this post. I was just looking through the email summary of this month’s Harvard Business Review when, over to the right of my gmail

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Yahoo has jumped up 3 positions to get to the 2nd spot in the Lighthouse Services Index. Its purchase of Zimbra, an innovative provider of opensource email solutions and services,

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Our concerns about the evenness of role-based research are deepened by Forrester’s latest AR research AR’s Graveyard: Unmet Sales Commitments. Forrester’s guidance is that, because most AR teams struggle to

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Many thanks to a senior researcher in an international analyst firm for allowing me to share this comment with you: it gives a great flavour of the frustrations of many

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