Archive for April, 2008

Whilst catching up on several great blogs, I came up across this comment in a post and it has stuck with me. At the best job interview I ever went to, I asked the guy ‘what are you looking for?’ – he said ‘interesting people, but more than that, interested people.’ The concept of ‘interested’ […]


It came as quite a shock to me to realise that my blog has been going for 1 year. It seems like longer and at times I never believed that I would continue with it but I am pleased that I have. I know that self-indulgent blog posts are not a recipe for success but […]


When people cut costs, what industries feel the pressure? Gartner predict themselves that things are going to be tough in 2008. Mark Raskino explained: For businesses with global reach, we note that the clouds are gathering rapidly over the UK, US and Japan… Forrester also share this view. Andrew Bartels echoes Gartner’s comment: Most technology […]


  I have noticed a trend over the past year in that there has been a steady rise in micro-blogging (using Twitter) from the analyst community. James Governor explained the difference between a blog and a twitter as: twitter is better as a hearing aid than a megaphone. better for putting feelers out than shouting […]


Just stumbled on a new blog (Helzerman) to add to my reading list – thanks for pointing me to this great problem solver… Source: Graphjam


I often tell the story in my AR training sessions that the best briefing I have ever had was with a client that had (in his own words) ‘a rubbish legacy product’. I had the joyous task of taking him on an analyst tour round several of the top analyst houses – the end result […]


Get voting – your favourite analyst needs you. This survey is open to anyone in analyst relations – in any country either in-house or at an agency. The preliminary results are in which have already shown a few surprises – not least the traditional Tier 1 firms are facing tough opposition from the boutique analyst […]