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The Analyst Ecosystem continues to churn It looks like the first acquisition of the new year has been announced.  The NPD Group announced today that is will acquire In-Stat LLC, an analyst-based research company focused on the mobile and digital … Continue reading

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Datamonitor Group, whose portfolio includes Ovum and Orbys, announced today that it has acquired MarketWorks Pty of South Africa (see below for announcement). MarketWorks is Datamonitor’s reseller for products and services in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. This is Datamonitor’s third … Continue reading

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Tip o’ the hat to the tipsters who provided us with the following tips.   Arrivals and departures are reflected in the Analyst Social Media Directory. _ _   Departures:   IDC – Jon Crotty (Twitter) is moving to Websense; … Continue reading

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SageCircle Comment: Datamonitor‘s acquisition of Pack-Track is another example of an analyst firm with strong financials making a targeted acquisition to expand its portfolio of markets and addressable clients. However, it is unclear what research, business, sales, and marketing synergies will be … Continue reading

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Tip o’ the hat to the tipsters who provided us with the following tips. Most prefer to be anonymous.   Arrivals: Forrester Research Joe Stanhope (Twitter) from Alterian (vendor). Covering web optimization, marketing, media, and data visualization. Derek Miers (Twitter) … Continue reading

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The Analyst Twitter Directory was refreshed today with 31 new entries, 40 changes, and four deletions. The deletions were all analysts who left the game to join vendors. The Directory now has 972 entries.   One type of change reflects … Continue reading

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Gartner’s acquisition of Burton Group demonstrates that acquisitions will be a staple of 2010, with the analyst landscape being roiled by major deals. Burton Group research clients and vendor AR professionals need to move immediately to protect their interests. In … Continue reading

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 1/5/10 6:23 pm PT – Initial post, details to follow. 1/5/10 6:44 am PT – SageCircle announces webinar to address this M&A event 1/5/10 8:52 am PT – Added intitial details and analysis   Per SageCircle’s prediction in Acquisitions continue … Continue reading

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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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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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