Big data: What are 80% of analysts missing, and why?

How can individuals and businesses use big data from the major societal changes in the world today? That was the question that Dominique Turcq posed to me and other alumni of

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The rise of the right-brained analyst

There’s a opportunity facing analysts. It arises from a gap between what analysts offer and what their clients are looking for. Analyst firms traditionally use analytical skills which, by focussing research

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Analyst relations’ main problem isn’t about relating to analysts

It’s election time for the Industry of Industry Analyst Relations, the global organisation which represents the AR community and keeps an eye on standards (both the analysts’ and the AR

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At the crossroads: Opportunities for AR

“AR has a great opportunity” to close the social media loop, Jonny Bentwood told us this week. As the strategy guru at Edelman responsible for social media and analyst relations,

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One of the most easily available ‘rankings’ of industry analysts mistakenly focusses on a subset of analysts whose most common feature is that IIAR members find them easy to work

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Thanks to Efrem Mallach for flagging up an interesting new article: Matt Asay’s criticism of analysts’ failures at making accurate market predictions. Matt’s argument is that analysts are great at

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Industry analysts, and those who want to understand them, should know about the annual Foresight course at PREST (Policy Research in Engineering, Science and Technology), part of Manchester Business School.

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A new paper from Berlecon is an important broadside against much of the rest of the analyst industry. The paper is only in German, so I thought I’d attempt a

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