Podcast: The New Industry Analysts, Who Are They? (Part Three)

Over the last couple of years we have been witness to the rise (and fall) of new research initiatives. What defines them, and what drives them to take on the market as they do? Hosts Thom and Derk Erbé are joined by Phil Fersht, Michael Coté, William Tincup and Horace Dediu. The panel drills down on new types of industry analysts and how they will change the IT research landscape.

This is the third and final part of this podcast. The first part can be found here, and the second part here.

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Podcast: The New Industry Analysts, Who Are They? (Part Two)

Over the last couple of years we have been witness to the rise (and fall) of new research initiatives. What defines them, and what drives them to take on the market as they do? Hosts Thom and Derk Erbé are joined by Phil Fersht, Michael Coté, William Tincup and Horace Dediu. The panel drills down on new types of industry analysts and how they will change the IT research landscape.

This is the second part of this podcast. The first part can be found here.

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Podcast: The New Industry Analysts, Who Are They? (Part One)

Over the last couple of years we have been witness to the rise (and fall) of new research initiatives. What defines them, and what drives them to take on the market as they do?

Hosts Thom and Derk Erbé are joined by Phil Fersht, Michael Coté, William Tincup and Horace Dediu. The panel drills down on new types of industry analysts and how they will change the IT research landscape.

This is the first part of this podcast. The second part can be found here.

Continue reading Podcast: The New Industry Analysts, Who Are They? (Part One)

How The Altimeter Group Soared To The Social Stratosphere (And How It Landed Well)

This post was written by Giovanni Rodriguez, a regular contributor at Forbes. The post was originally posted on ForbesWe are grateful to Giovanni for giving us permission to share this blog post.

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How Tech Providers Can Get Value from Gartner (and other Analysts)

This post was written by Hank Barnes, Research Vice President at Gartner. It is updated from work originally posted on the Gartner blog network. You can find the original post hereWe are grateful to Hank Barnes for giving us permission to share this blog post with our audience. Continue reading How Tech Providers Can Get Value from Gartner (and other Analysts)

Influencer Insights Podcast May News

May has been a slow month in terms of big news in the IT Research industry, but we’ve launched some interesting new initiatives at Kea Company. This short podcast focuses on sharing those free resources, including a full podcast on the demise of Gigaom and the lessons to be learned for the freemium business model, the results of our Cool Vendor survey and the announcement of the Analyst Relations Forum 2015.  Continue reading Influencer Insights Podcast May News

Podcast: The Demise of Gigaom and Lessons To Be Learned For Freemium

Not to long ago the IT research industry was shocked by the sudden demise of one of the best known technology blogs and research firms, Gigaom and Gigaom Research. What went wrong? What are the implications for the freemium business model? And perhaps most importantly, what lessons are to be learned?

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