Personal Log: Have most analysts completely given up doing research?
Authors: Phil Fersht and R “Ray” Wang, Industry Analysts who still give a sh!t (This is a collaboration and represents our individual points of view and not necessarily our employers. Oh wait, that’s us…. moving on…) The State Of The Industry Research Industry Remains Fragile We called it three years’ ago and we can now […]
Event Report: IIAR UK Forum – The Future Of The Industry Analyst, Legacy Vs Disruptive
Legacy Analyst Firms Vs Disruptive Influencer Firms On March 14th, 2012 Constellation had the privilege and pleasure of presenting at the IIAR UK Chapter’s monthly meeting moderated by Simon Levin (see Figure 1). For those who don’t know, the IIAR is a “not-for-profit organisation established to raise awareness of analyst relations and the value of […]
Trends: Influencers Aspire For Market Maker Status
Eight Major Influencer Types Exist Today Analyst relations, public relations, influencer relations and other interested parties have witnessed the rapidly evolving and emerging buy-side and market influencer models. In the past, eight influencer types followed five distinct traits (see Figure 1): Fame. Awareness, notoriety, perceived market status. Fortune. Billing rates, wealth, earnings. Market impact. Buy-side […]