10 analyst firms driving business growth in 2016

One of the key goals that users of analyst research have is finding ways to growth their businesses. The Growth Analyst Firm Awards for 2016 recognise the firms which are most valuable in terms of business growth. Continue reading 10 analyst firms driving business growth in 2016

TechMarketView, Ovum & Kable in top 10 supply-side Analyst Firm Awards

Alongside the traditional top five firms, TechMarketView, Ovum and Kable are notable new entrants in the Supply-Side Analyst Firm Awards for 2016. As last year, the five firms delivering the most value are Gartner, Forrester, HfS Research, IDC and NelsonHall.

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Gartner, HfS & Forrester again top demand-side Analyst Firm Awards

Users of analyst research in hundreds of demand-side organisations (those which buy ICT solutions, rather than those which supply them) have given their opinions to the Analyst Value Survey and, as a result, we’re able to announce the ten firms that are delivering the most value to them. Continue reading Gartner, HfS & Forrester again top demand-side Analyst Firm Awards

Gartner, Forrester, HfS & IDC top 2016 Americas Analyst Firm Awards

Users of analyst insight in the Americas say that Gartner, Forrester Research, HfS Research and IDC are the firms delivering the most value. Continue reading Gartner, Forrester, HfS & IDC top 2016 Americas Analyst Firm Awards

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)

Five Ways To Get a Better Deal From Gartner

Most vendors that subscribe to Gartner are being offered expanded services. Their proposed fees are also expanding. We have observed some common tactics and experiences within its client base. However, the central pressures are not in dealing with Gartner: the severe difficulty for AR directors and other Gartner clients is now to communicate internally. Continue reading Five Ways To Get a Better Deal From Gartner

IIAR’s Tragic Quadrant Spotlights Overrated Analysts

Analyst firms should pay serious attention to the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations‘ (IIAR) new Tragic Quadrant. The TQ spotlights some upstart firms that have successfully won much greater mindshare with many AR managers than their firms have in the market. Analyst firms can boost their position in future editions of the TQ through being easier to work with, through increasing their profile on social media, and by appearing more open to discussing with and learning from vendors. Continue reading IIAR’s Tragic Quadrant Spotlights Overrated Analysts