How to boost your Application Services Governance (ASG) Magic Quadrant position

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for ASG can reap huge rewards for your company

Have a look at the questions below, can you answer YES?

  • Are your competitors getting better results — even when their product is inferior?
  • Are you struggling to ‘move your dot’ in this MQ?
  • Do your references seem to say something different when they talk to you and the analysts?
  • Did you not manage to get included?

This is exactly what the Skills Connection does

We are a team of former senior Gartner analysts who’ve written and reviewed hundreds of Magic Quadrants such as the Application Services Governance MQ. We have an in-depth understanding of the factors for Magic Quadrant success and are uniquely placed to give tangible advice that will add value when responding to the ASG Magic Quadrant.

Looking to get into this MQ
Looking to improve your position
We have pulled together a set of high-value re-sources to help you on the path to success

“We use The Skills Connection to support our general interactions with Gartner analysts and to support our efforts in two Magic Quadrants. Yes, I would recommend them. We have benefited significantly from their expertise, experience and insight in order to improve the way in which we interact with analysts and manage the Magic Quadrant process.”

We often hear these challenges and understand that it can be really frustrating

How we help?

  • Use our extensive experience as former Gartner analysts to make sure your Application Services Governance Magic Quadrant responses are the best they can possibly be to ensure success. See: Move the dot in the right direction.
  • Deliver the best possible submission, by delivering a best-practice-driven survey response, a best ever briefing by delivering a differentiated essential story, backed up by evidence, great references and, as appropriate, a memorable focused demo.


  • Make sure your references actually improve the result.
  • Get the analyst to see your company/product/service as it is today and not as it was in the past. More: How to improve analyst engagement.
  • Clarify and articulate your company’s vision in a way that aligns to the way in which vision is measured by Gartner.
  • Get your company into the Magic Quadrant for the first time.


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Well known companies listed on the ASG Magic Quadrant (2015-2016) include:

Companies listed in the Application Services Governance Magic Quadrant include: WSO2, WebLayers, Software AG, MuleSoft, SAP, 3Scale, Alcatel-Lucent, Axway, Tibco software, Cloud Elements, Sensedia, Layer 7 technologies( a CA Technoligies company), TmaxSoft, Cast Software, Mashery ( Acquired by Intel), Managed Methods, Fujitsu, IBM, Dell Boomi, Apigee, Torry Harris Business Solutions, Akana, Nastel Technologies

Access the Magic Quadrant document

Magic Quadrant for Application Services Governance