Five Most Common Mistakes in Analyst Briefing Decks

IT Analyst Presentations: The Doomed Short-cut You Must Avoid

By |June 13th, 2017|Analyst briefing, Analyst engagement|0 Comments

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The Skills Connection Advocates and References Survey 2016 – Tell us what you think

We are undertaking primary research to explore your use of informal advocates and formal references with advisory research firms (e.g. Gartner, Forrester, IDC).

For some time, great references have been critical to […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Analyst engagement, Magic Quadrant, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Skills Connection Analyst Assessment Survey 2016 – Tell us what you think

We are undertaking primary research to understand technology providers’ attitudes to participating in assessments such as the Gartner Magic Quadrant (MQ) process. We would like to understand the time, and energy investment required […]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Analyst engagement, Magic Quadrant, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Choosing the References that Will Work for You: 3 Golden Tips

Get in synch with the Magic Quadrant cycle

Preparing for your analyst assessment is like preparing to win a new customer. When you’re approaching a sales prospect, you start by thinking about the company’s buying cycle, as it […]

Two Birds, One Stone, Fat Chance

How does your organisation handle its analyst relations? Do you rely on a public relations specialist or a PR agency? If so, you are not alone. And you’ll not be […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Analyst briefing, Analyst engagement, Uncategorized|3 Comments

What’s our dot doing right down there?

Whether you like it or not, inclusion and coverage within a Gartner Magic Quadrant (or, to a lesser extent, a Forrester Wave) can be hugely important to your business.

As one […]

Standing Firm in the Two-Way Street

Who are these Gartner, Forrester and IDC analysts? Are they highly-trained, highly expert, all-knowing gurus? Are they all flawlessly well informed? Do they have some mythic, heroic power?

To hear many […]

By |July 1st, 2015|Critical Capabilities, Magic Quadrant, Uncategorized|0 Comments