Inside-out: Industry Analysts on their Blogs

BarbaraAnalyst relations, analysts, Industry analysts, social media

Five industry analysts speak candidly about their blogs — past, present and future — in this supplement to Tekrati‚Äôs Special Report: The State of Analyst Weblogs. QUESTION: Why did you start your blog? Carl Howe, Blackfriars blog: We started our blog because we were commenting on interesting articles and data verbally with our clients, but had no venue to pass … Read More

Special Report: The State of Analyst Weblogs, Part 2

BarbaraAnalyst relations, analysts, Industry analysts, social media

As professional opinion leaders and market experts, industry analysts face three key challenges as bloggers: credibility, relevance and passion. Tekrati explores these challenges and how different analyst groups address them, as we continue this special report on industry analyst blogs. Related stories offer in-depth comments from selected analysts, and a reading list that links directly to analyst commentary on blogs … Read More

Special Report: The State of Analyst Weblogs, Part 1

Barbaraanalysts, Industry analysts, social media

The high tech industry analysts have been slow to adopt blogs. That’s about to change. In this two-part special report, Tekrati takes the pulse of the industry analyst bloggers. The report supplements the launch of our newest online resource, a directory of industry analyst blogs. At first glance, the slow spread of analyst blogs seems illogical. We expect the analysts … Read More

Executive Relations: Building Effective Analyst Advisory Councils

BarbaraAnalyst relations, Tekrati

Advisory Councils are one of the most effective venues for building strategic relationships between leading industry analysts and vendor executives. According to Rob Enderle, one factor that determines the effectiveness of analyst advisory councils is the degree of goal orientation and planning. Councils that are effective tend to have clear, concise goals that are collaboratively set with both the host … Read More

Tekrati Hosts Panel With Enderle Group, IDC and Ventana Research Analysts at Software Business 2004

Barbaraanalysts, Events, Industry analysts

Tekrati(TM) Industry Analyst Reporter and Webcom Communications Corporation announced today that three leading industry analysts will address how Open Source software, outsourcing, licensing, alliances and other software industry mega trends will transform software business strategies and competition over the next year. The interactive keynote panel will be held at the Software Business 2004 Conference (, which runs Sept. 22-23 at … Read More

Rob Enderle on Ethics and Industry Analysts

Barbaraanalysts, Industry analysts

Rob Enderle assesses PR agency and vendor concerns over industry analyst integrity and ethics in an insightful column published by TechNewsWorld. In the column, Mr. Enderle offers a well-rounded perspective on the evolution of the industry analyst practices in question, and describes the typical industry analyst perspective on potential conflicts of interest. The column expands on his comments reported in … Read More