Monthly Archives: February 2010

Analyst relations professionals and research contract managers should consider listening to the CEOs of Forrester and Gartner when they present at investor conferences. There can be very interesting intelligence at these events such as upcoming price increases, hiring plans for sales and … Continue reading

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There is the distinct possibility that the Burton Group acquisition by Gartner will be successful in quickly generating incremental revenues… maybe too successful. The subsequent crush of new clients could cause problems for the Burton analyst team, which analyst relations … Continue reading

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Gartner is strict — especially before contract renewal time — about the rule that only named advisory seat holders can be on analyst inquiry phone calls. Gartner also instructs its analysts not to answer vendor questions during briefings, because only … Continue reading

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Successfully targeting enterprise technology buyers and investment in infrastructure challenges large end-user advisory firms and raises the bar for boutique analyst firms  Members of the press can contact SageCircle for additional analysis about this announcement. Please send an email to … Continue reading

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If you have a job opening – analyst relations (AR), vendor market research, analyst firm analyst or sales professional — please send SageCircle the details and we will post it for free. This is a free SageCircle service for the … Continue reading

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Former AMR Research (and other firms) sourcing analyst Phil Fersht has an interesting blog post contributing to the debate on Forrester’s policy banning personally-branded research blogs by its analysts. One of the reasons why this post is interesting is that … Continue reading

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While this might not be “news” for those analyst relations (AR) professionals who had one of these analysts on their analyst list, the totality of the departures is worthy of note.  Also, for those who are not doing periodic reviews … Continue reading

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Tip o’ the hat to the tipsters who passed along this tip.   Gerry Gebel, Vice President and Service Director for the Identity & Privacy Group, at Burton Group is leaving to join Axiomatics as VP of Operations. Gebel’s start … Continue reading

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Analyst relations professionals and research contract managers should consider listening to the CEOs of Forrester and Gartner when they present at investor conferences. There can be very interesting intelligence at these events such as upcoming price increases, hiring plans for sales and … Continue reading

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Many AR programs are focused on fundamental activities such as analyst briefings and counting mentions in research notes. However, to truly deliver business value for their companies, AR professionals need to move beyond typical to advanced practices. SageCircle’s “STRATEGIC ISSUES” … Continue reading

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