Register for the Think Influence panel: Influencers to Advocates

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Social media has enabled business professionals to quickly grow large spheres of influence in targeted industries. These power users hold the key for marketers trying to gain access to their niche audiences. The question is how to identify who the key B2B influencers are, how do you rise above the noise to capture their attention, and how do you encourage … Read More

Tekrati Closes in February 2011

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The Tekrati.com website will close during the week of February 7, 2011. Some of the content — such as the Analyst Firms Directory and AR tips — is being moved here to Sway. Tekrati’s subscription service, Analyst Profiles, will be unavailable beginning the 28th of February. After 11 years of being online, it’s time to make a change. I’m excited … Read More

Recording: The Impact of Social on the Analyst Industry: A Roundtable with Jonny Bentwood, Barbara French, Carter Lusher, and Jeremiah Owyang

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If you missed today’s fast-paced webinar, here’s the audio replay. However our recorded conversation is just part of the discussion that took place. Check out the real-time reactions and side conversations at Twitter — hashtag #socialanalyst. Thanks to everyone who participated! As Jeremiah said in his closing comments, we want to continue this conversation. Are you in? Please check back … Read More

Register now, tune in tomorrow: Impact of Social Tech on the Analyst Industry

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Social technologies are disrupting traditional business models, and the tech industry analyst business is no exception. Or is it? How is social truly changing the day to day work of the tech watchers? their advisory clients? their relations with tech providers? Tune in tomorrow as I exchange views on this important topic with fellow thought leaders Jeremiah Owyang, Jonny Bentwood … Read More

What’s the impact of social on the analyst industry?

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Do you have some opinions on how social media is changing the analyst business? Or how it could be changing the analyst game? If so, I’d love to hear from you. Your points may well end up on my July roundtable, “The Impact of Social on the Analyst Industry“,  with Jonny Bentwood of Edelman, Carter Lusher of SageCircle, and our roundtable producer … Read More

Special events: Trends in building customer trust, influence and networks

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Updated February 26, 2008. Today, businesses have new challenges for gaining trust and influence with a new generation of business leaders and consumers that receives information and forms opinions differently than all generations before it. Meanwhile, opportunities to connect and exchange information are escalating at a furious pace. Get the inside track on the latest trends and how to benefit, … Read More

Zen and the art of blog directory maintenance

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The Tekrati directory of analyst blogs is easier to use, offers more information and is better integrated with its sister directories, on analysts and analyst firms. What’s more, we migrated the OPML to the latest rev and did an extensive housecleaning on the listings. Richard handled the programming effortlessly, as always. I, on the other hand, am still wrestling with … Read More

Special Event: An Evening with Gideon Gartner, at the Computer History Museum

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Special Event: An Evening with Gideon Gartner, at the Computer History MuseumToday, IT industry analysts hold sway as global intermediaries between technologists and business, media, governments, universities and investors. Yet, there was a time when the industry analysts were a group of rebellious start-ups, bent on reinventing conventional industry intelligence services for computer buyers, investors and manufacturers. Join Tekrati and … Read More