Archive for June, 2008

Let me start off by saying that I have been pretty cynical about Forrester’s move into a role-based research model – it always made sense to me that if I had a banking client then they would want to see a banking expert. Simple wouldn’t you think? That’s why when this new structure was announced […]


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I have just returned from a couple of days at Forrester’s IT Forum where I was part of a panel session that discussed AR 2.0. Sometimes I think I have drank too much kool-aid so this kind of peer discussion helped me understand how most AR pros view their role in an ecosystem that is […]


Next week Forrester holds its annual IT Forum in Lisbon. This year it focuses on boosting innovation and driving transformation – nice terms and quite essential as firms seek to drive efficiencies in their operations. As part of this event, the AR Council is meeting to discuss a variety of issues central to their role […]


Over the past few months, the IIAR have been running a survey to identify who AR practitioners believe should win the award of ‘analyst of the year’. With over 116 respondents from around the world, the number of firms and individuals that people wanted to recognise was extraordinary (191 different analyst names and 103 separate […]