Changes announced today to Gartner Peer Insights methodology - effective January 31 - underline how the peer reviews site has grown up, and signal a new strategy from Gartner. But the changes also signal the start of a new crackdown on vendors, in particular to discourage - and possibly penalize - the cherrypicking of top references.
Destrier AR has gone straight in to the global top three of Analyst Relations agencies, as ranked by the industry analysts themselves. The Analyst Relations Agency of the Year award, run by the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR), reflects analysts’ recognition of agencies that are the best to work with.
Gartner is cranking up the focus on its Peer Insights program, adding new categories so that more vendors are eligible to “let the world know you are the Customers' Choice”. Webinars this week provided more information for AR professionals on Customers' Choice, which Gartner says [...]
Too many companies are still missing a trick or two when it comes to engaging in industry analyst relations in Germany - a major factor influencing technology customers’ buying decisions.
To kick off 2018, we’re introducing Destrier Analyst Relations. Our new dedicated practice is focused on industry analyst relations, and underlines growing vendor recognition of the influence wielded on deals by analysts.
It’s sometimes hugely tempting, but technology vendors should be cautious of glamalyst relations, the growing trend of glamming up presentations submitted to analyst firms in the hope of simply dazzling their audience. AR programs based on looks alone is a move in the wrong [...]
KCG and Destrier Communications have partnered to make KCG’s award-winning industry analyst relations (AR) services widely available in mainland Europe for the first time.