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This is a recording of “The Impact of Social Media on the Analyst Industry” webcast from July 21, 2010, which was a roundtable discussion on how industry analysts like Gartner and Forrester are… or are not… adapting to changes in … Continue reading

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In March Forrester launched a new blog platform that offers a number of nice features such as being able to recommend posts and showing recent tweets while keeping the role-based blog structure (see this post for details). The most important new … 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 getting significant buzz, the use of social media in the analyst ecosystem is still at a nascent stage. Some analysts and AR professionals are making interesting use of blogs, Twitter, and so on, but for the most part social … Continue reading

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Today SageCircle is launching a new directory for tracking the Forrester analysts who blog. You can find it in the left-hand navigation menu section Directories. Look for Blog Directory - Forrester.  The reason why a directory is needed even though Forrester … Continue reading

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This weekend we spent considerable hours updating the SageCircle directories. This exercise always generates interesting insights such as:  Analyst  Twitter Directory – 46 additions, 4 updates. Change can come quite quickly. The IDC Financial Insights team members decided to put … Continue reading

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A frequent comment that SageCircle gets when discussing AR blogs with AR managers is “But I don’t have anything to write about.” Horsefeathers! Not surprising, we think there is a nearly infinite number of interesting, useful topics to discuss. Some … Continue reading

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One of the side effects of the growing use of social media by IT industry analysts and analyst relations (AR) is a pending sense of doom that we are going to get overwhelmed by too… much… stuff. This certainly came … Continue reading

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By Carter Lusher, Strategist One of the worst things that can happen to a vendor sales representative or a vendor executive is being blindsided by a piece of information that they did not know existed – but should have known. … Continue reading

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By Carter Lusher, Strategist Last week’s Forrester Analyst Relations Council Panel on “Analyst Relations 2.0″ was fun and interesting. There was quite a bit of diversity of opinion on the panel with KCG’s Bill Hopkins playing the self-described anti-blog/anti-Web 2.0 … Continue reading

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