As SageCircle receives more information about which Yankee Group analysts have been caught in this reorganization we will add them to this list.
Updated: 8/28/08 9:05 am PT - Removed Nick Spencer from list per his request. According to Mr. Spencer: “left YG some weeks ago to take a position at RIM.”
Updated: 8/27/08 6:00 pm PT – According to source, Yankee will retain only 28 analysts. According to the ARinsights’ ARchitect analyst database, Yankee had 82 analysts before this reorganization.
Updated: 8/27/08 10:57 am PT – 12 names added
Updated: 8/27/08 10:31 am PT – seven names added. Also, the overall number of layoffs is being reported at 25% of headcount, not the originally thought 10%
Updated: 8/26/08 3:14 pm PT - one name added
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Here is the official statement that Yankee Group provided SageCircle on 8/26/08:
“Yankee Group is making changes to better align the company for success. Known as the “global connectivity experts, we are uniquely focused on the evolution of Anywhere, and we chart the technology effect that Anywhere computing and “ubiquitous connectivity” has on networks, consumers and enterprises.
We’re now tightening our research focus even more to be 100% focused on Anywhere topics. As part of this re-alignment, there are some general topics that we will not be focusing on going forward, and as a result, some of our teams have been realigned as well. We regret that some of our talented colleagues will not be with us going forward. We remain committed to delivering on the high level of quality research and consulting that our clients have come to trust from the Yankee Group for nearly 40 years.”
Shirley Macbeth, VP – Marketing and Communications, Yankee Group
Tracking list of Yankee analysts laid off
- Andrew Jaquith
- Gary Chen
- Tony Marson,
- Ken Landoline
- Laura Didio
- XJ Wang
- Mindy Blodgett
- Vanessa Alvarez
- Anette Schaefer
- Ankur Tarnacha
- Brian Kotlyar
- Brian Lindsay
- Dario Talmesio
- Jen Simpson
- Jill Aldort
- Linda Barrabee
- Mike Goodman
- Marcus Torchia
- Nick Spencer (removed per Spencer, who “”left YG some weeks ago to take a position at RIM’)
- Patrick Monaghan
- Tatiana Stuckey