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Yankee Group experiences new round of layoffs

Credible reports are coming in that Yankee Group is laying off another group of analysts. We will continue to provide updates as we learn new information.

  • Update 1 – 1/15/09 8:59 am – Posted official statement from Yankee Group
  • Updated 2 – 1/15/09 9:07 am – Added two analysts to list

Official Statement

Sent: Thu, January 15, 2009 8:50
Subject: Yankee Group update

Hi Carter,

I’ve appreciated our open dialogue over the past few months, and I wanted to update you on some company news at Yankee Group.

Emily Green just posted a blog at http://blogs.yankeegroup.com/author/egreen/ which highlights that given a reduced outlook for our growth this year, we have released a small number of YG staff, including two analysts, Daniel Taylor and Jonathan Edwards.

Our 100% focus on transformations in connectivity, our choice of research categories and our commitment to our 2009 Research Agenda are all unchanged.

We’re in the process of notifying our clients of today’s news.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Shirley

Shirley Macbeth | VP – Marketing and Communications| Yankee Group |

Reminder: Yankee experienced layoffs in August 2008. Yankee Group official statement – List of analysts laid off

Analyst List

  1. Edwards, Jonathan
  2. Taylor, Daniel

4 Responses

  1. Thanks Carter/Dave for the timely update – always appreciate the heads up regarding this type of industry information.

  2. My name is Daniel Taylor and not “Dan Taylor” as Shirley Macbeth incorrectly communicated. Please update. Thanks!

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