Monthly Archives: December 2009

The Gartner Quarterly Analyst Relations Call is available as a replay. Click here and select “January 7″ under “Webinars” in the left menu bar.  The topic we hear analyst relations (AR) professionals and other vendor staff talk the most about is … Continue reading

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SageCircle has published a number of posts concerning the acquisition of AMR Research by Gartner, Inc. This blog post will be a convenient go-to place for a roundup of other SageCircle articles. The posts are listed in reverse chronological order. … Continue reading

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Focusing on the IT analyst business, its beginnings and weaknesses in the original model bringing technology and business together over the course of the last 20 years. Panelists: Jonathan Yarmis with Gideon Gartner and Carter Lusher Click here or on … Continue reading

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Tip o’ the hat to the tipsters who sent in information about this Ovum news As SageCircle reported in Special offers for AMR Research’s clients, sales professionals and analysts Ovum is one of the firms that is making a play for … Continue reading

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12/10/09 9:35 am PT - Initial post SageCircle received a credible tip and subsequently confirmed that AMR Research VP Lora Cecere, who managed a team of analysts on how to drive greater value from the supply chain, is leaving AMR. At … Continue reading

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2009 was interesting to say the least when it came to the analyst ecosystem and the analyst relations (AR) community. Now is good time to step back and do a quick review of what happened in 2009 to prepare for … Continue reading

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In our ongoing discussions about the role of the IT and telecommunications industry analysts one question always come up is “Why would anybody pay for analyst research when there is so much free information available on the web and blogs?” We … Continue reading

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This information was provided originally as a comment to an existing blog post. It is being promoted to a full blog post to ensure that the news receives proper attention. Tip o’ the hat to Rob Elliott of ZL Technologies … Continue reading

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On December 1, 2009, Forrester Research announced the acquisition of Strategic Oxygen from Monitor. Strategic Oxygen provides marketing professionals with data to help target marketing campaigns more effectively. While of interest to Technology Product Management & Marketing Professionals, it will … Continue reading

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There were many excellent questions asked at SageCircle’s webinar where we analyzed Gartner’s acquisition of AMR (click here for our original blog post). Here are a few of the questions and our answers:  Question: Do you think that there will … Continue reading

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