Monthly Archives: March 2009

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Clint Wheelock, formerly an analyst with ABI and NPD, sent along this announcement. While a bold move to start a new business in a recession, this is actually a good time to do so because it always takes awhile to build recognition … Continue reading

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One of the most hotly commented on SageCircle posts was What are the pluses and minuses of former analysts taking on vendor AR roles?  The blog post had 42 comments with about as many from analysts as from vendors.  There … Continue reading

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Today is the one year anniversary of SageCircle’s Analyst Twitter Directory. The first listing had 26 analysts from 13 firms, both boutiques and large firms. Many wondered how long before this fad faded away. Far from being a dying fad, Twitter … Continue reading

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Public policy wonk and Fortune Magazine columnist Matt Miller’s new book The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: Letting Go of the Old Ways of Thinking to Unleash a New Prosperity got us at SageCircle thinking “Hmm, are there dead ideas holding … Continue reading

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Gartner typically refreshes most Hype Cycles in June and July every year. From a timing point-of-view that means the analysts are starting to think about what they want to change in the Hype Cycle in April. Then in May and … Continue reading

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One of the great things about social media and Twitter in particular is that they give you permission to interact with analysts outside of the normal channels. This can be a powerful tool for staying top-of-mind because as former Gartner … Continue reading

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SageCircle came across Forrester research associate Timothy DeGennaro (Twitter handle) the other day while looking for analysts to add to the Analyst Twitter Directory.  Research associates are typically recent college graduates who assist senior analysts with their projects. Occasionally research associates … Continue reading

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Public policy wonk and Fortune Magazine columnist Matt Miller’s new book The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: Letting Go of the Old Ways of Thinking to Unleash a New Prosperity got us at SageCircle thinking “Hmm, are there dead ideas holding … Continue reading

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Social CRM: When Registration Pages Go Extinct is an interesting post by Forrester analyst Jeremiah Owyang (bio, Twitter handle) on his Web Strategy by Jeremiah blog. However it is not the content of the blog overall, but a couple of … Continue reading

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