We’ve done it again! Destrier ranked as top global boutique AR agency by analysts

By |2021-01-01T17:59:08+01:00December 17th, 2020|

Destrier does it again! Reconfirmed as leading boutique analyst relations agency, worldwide - as voted by industry analysts Destrier also confirmed as highest-ranked Analyst Relations agency in Europe Third successive year of top ranking for Destrier By Simon Jones, Managing Partner at Destrier Industry analysts have ranked Destrier among the best AR agencies in the world in the annual IIAR awards. It’s a thrill that Destrier AR [...]

Analyst firm Omdia taps into user review data from TrustRadius

By |2021-01-02T14:41:52+01:00September 28th, 2020|

Analyst firm Omdia taps into user review data from TrustRadius Analyst firm Omdia is integrating user review data from TrustRadius in its newly launched flagship Universe series of reports. It’s a crucial part of what Omdia calls “connecting the dots across the entire technology value chain”. Universe is Omdia’s new Vendor Selection methodology. The firm says it is “designed to robustly and holistically assess key vendors in growing [...]

Duncan Brown returns to IDC (again)

By |2020-10-28T19:44:06+01:00March 3rd, 2020|

Duncan Brown has returned to IDC in a significant new role within the EMEA organization, after 16 months with a vendor. As newly appointed Vice President, European Enterprise Research, Brown takes on a 40-plus strong analyst team including Software, Services, Accelerated App Delivery (AccAD), Artificial Intelligence, Channels and Ecosystems.

451 Research acquired by S&P

By |2020-10-28T20:16:37+01:00December 7th, 2019|

451 Research, one of the leading independent analyst firms has been acquired by credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics giant S&P Global. The deal marks expansion plans for 451 Research, which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, and has around 90 analysts and 15 consultants on its roster.

Enterprise peer review site G2 now also an analyst firm

By |2020-10-28T20:46:09+01:00September 16th, 2019|

Peer review site G2 is enhancing its business offerings by extending its core research team to look much more like an industry analyst firm. Spearheaded by Chief Research Officer Michael Fauscette (ex-IDC), VP Applications Research Robert Mahowald (ex-451 and IDC) and VP Cloud and Technology Research Tom Pringle (ex-Ovum), the firm is adding new thought leaders and tools to its flagship customer review-based products. G2's Robert Mahowald [...]

Analyst firm Crisp merges to focus on digitalization and cloud-based transformation

By |2021-01-02T14:21:50+01:00May 2nd, 2019|

One of the few remaining independent analyst firms in Germany, Crisp Research, is to become part of Cloudflight, a new IT services provider focusing on digitalization and cloud-based transformation. Crisp and Austrian-headquartered custom software development firm Catalysts are merging in a deal announced earlier today – see investor announcement. The deal is subject to regulatory authority approval. The tie-up will give customers access to end-to-end advisory and systems integration from [...]

Gartner Peer Insights grows up, widens net

By |2020-10-28T21:31:00+01:00January 24th, 2019|

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.

The beginning of the end for the Gartner Magic Quadrant?

By |2021-01-02T14:25:59+01:00January 16th, 2019|

Often copied, frequently challenged and sometimes derided, Gartner’s Magic Quadrant has long been king of the hill when it comes to major evaluations by industry analysts. Yet the landscape is changing, and analyst evaluations are slowly moving away from ranking vendors to focus more on markets themselves. Find out more.

Why you can’t afford to ignore peer review sites

By |2020-10-28T21:49:06+01:00November 1st, 2018|

Smart start-ups have discovered a fast track into coveted Gartner Magic Quadrant reports – leaving established, old enterprise players trailing. Across multiple markets, emerging vendors are leveraging a wave of peer reviews from customers to surf into leadership positions

Analysts name Destrier as top three global AR agency

By |2020-10-28T21:59:42+01:00July 13th, 2018|

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.

How to assess analyst influence on enterprise deals

By |2021-01-02T15:09:55+01:00June 25th, 2018|

Measuring direct analyst influence is a critical objective for Analyst Relations teams, with the sub-text being: “Can you justify all the time, effort and money we’re spending on talking to industry analysts, by proving that they really are linked to deals?”

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