Posted on December 2, 2008 by sagecircle
As was mentioned in Out-tasking AR Activities, measurement work is a prime candidate for out-tasking. There are various firms that can assist AR programs with measurement program design, gathering, and analyzing data. Some examples include:
Measurement program design – SageCircle has proven intellectual property and templates to help AR teams set up practical and effective measurement programs.
ARchitectTM – ARinsights‘ collaborative application and integrated database makes data collection, querying, and reporting easy. AR practitioners can accomplish in seconds what used to take hours of manual effort. SageCircle strategists are experts in how to leverage ARchitect as part of a measurement program.
Spoken Word Audits – A variety of firms provide services which are similar to SageCircle’s suggested technique for Spoken Word Audits. The Spoken Word Audit uncovers what analysts are saying about your products/services to end-users during Continue reading
Filed under: AR best practices, AR management, Measurement | Tagged: analyst relations, AR, ARchitect, ARinsight, out-task, Spoken Word Audit | Comments Off on How third parties can help with data collection
Posted on August 14, 2008 by sagecircle
How do AR teams get the information for building and ranking analyst lists? How do they know the people claiming they are analysts really are analysts? In many cases, the AR professional will look it up in a commercially available AR database or contract with an AR services firm that has analyst list creation product.
Are you in the database? Is the information accurate?
One of the important AR tools that AR teams have is their trusty Analyst Relationship Management application (ARM tool, think CRM specifically for AR) or standalone analyst database. The reason why these tools are so valuable is that the database is maintained by the vendor, saving AR the grunt work of tracking an ever changing universe of analysts.
AR teams use the electronic directories all the time to create new or to refresh existing analyst lists. Just go into Continue reading
Filed under: Analyst industry, AR management, Tools | Tagged: analyst database, analyst relations, Analyst Strategy Group, AR, AR database, ARchitect, ARinsight, ASG, Barbara French, KCG, Knowledge Capital Group, Lighthouse AR, Tekrati | Comments Off on Who are you? Analysts better make sure they are in the AR databases.