Where else can you get IT research and advisory?

BarbaraIndustry analysts, influence, Influencer identification, influencer relations, Research, Uncategorized

If you’ve been following my blogs or are a client, you’re familiar with my position on alternatives to the tech industry analysts for research and advisory. With this post, I’m bringing these conversations about alternatives to the industry analysts online. This post introduces some basic ideas and examples. My position is simple: well-respected alternatives are out there; more sources are popping … Read More

Institute of Industry Analyst Relations meets in San Jose on January 21


Peggy O’Neill, a San Diego-based board member of the IIAR, has extended an open invite to analyst relations practitioners to the IIAR 2010 kick-off meeting in Silicon Valley. The meeting takes place on Thursday, January 21st at Cisco’s headquarters in San Jose, CA. Agenda SageCircle’s Carter Lusher will kick off the meeting with a presentation that reviews 2009 trends in … Read More

Chris O’Brien’s Influencers of Silicon Valley


Chris O’Brien over at the Merc published The Influencers of Silicon Valley, a list of 10 important influencers in Silicon Valley. I’m on record as one who likes lists, and I’m recommending you read this one. These are people you may want to get to know. Plus, Chris revealed a bit about how he compiled the list, and you’ll find … Read More

Help Jon Peddie and the Siggraph Graphics Pioneers rebuild the 9th Ward


Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher are two of the reasons that analysts make such an impact in the graphics industry and beyond. Like many of the top players, they’re not content with producing market intelligence and opining. They’re part of their market. Case in point: in addition to analyzing what’s hot and not at the upcoming Siggraph, they’re working with … Read More

World Innovation Forum in NYC: where to find business innovation influencers


The 2009 World Innovation Forum takes place tomorrow and Wednesday in New York City. Academics, experts, practitioners and other thought-leaders will present their views on how innovation can help businesses grow and increase their profitability. In addition to an impressive speaker line-up, the organizers are expecting an executive audience representing more than 100 companies in more than 20 countries. The … Read More

Tech for PR: analysts and ideas for bylines


The Tech for PR blog offers an insightful tip for leveraging Tekrati Industry Analyst Reporter for storylines — particularly for PR professionals with tech industry clients. This is a solid “how to” on using research findings as a launchpad, whether as a hook in pitching a story idea or the basis for an entire article. While freelance writers and editors … Read More

Harvard Business School recognizes Tekrati The Industry Analyst Reporter


Chuffed! Harvard Business School Working Knowledge reviews selected websites, and Tekrati made the cut. In the site review, HBS Working Knowledge says, “With the possible exception of investment analysts, no one follows the IT business as closely as technology analysts, so a site that tracks what they are saying is an extremely valuable URL to bookmark. Tekrati reports on …”