Things You Just Shouldn’t Do In Industry Analysis

Or I could just as easily title this, “Why They Won’t Respect You In The Morning.” I am talking about the ways in which analysts and/or a firm will weaken their standing in the eyes of potential customers in the hopes of making a sale. …

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The Industry Analysis Business…RIP?

The claims of the pending demise of the analyst business have oft been repeated over the years but a simple trip to Research and Markets website shows otherwise. Yet,why so many Chicken Littles? Is it because of all of the free information out there? Is …

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The Limits of Outsourced Publisher Models

Firms that operate on publishing models face significant challenges in today’s information services world. While it has become a standardized practice to outsource research and writing services to overseas agencies, one has to think as to whether to cost savings in the short term are …

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Combating Low Cost Information Providers

It’s extremely difficult to compete on a cost basis against information provider firms operating in 2nd  and 3rd world countries. The internet has somewhat leveled the playing field for information providers to the extent that data is far more searchable and accessible and IP telephony …

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