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The Skills Connection Advocates and References Survey 2016 – Tell us what you think

We are undertaking primary research to explore your use of informal advocates and formal references with advisory research firms (e.g. Gartner, Forrester, IDC). For some time, great references have been critical to winning over analysts and getting great assessment results. However, [...]

The Skills Connection Analyst Assessment Survey 2016 – Tell us what you think

We are undertaking primary research to understand technology providers’ attitudes to participating in assessments such as the Gartner Magic Quadrant (MQ) process. We would like to understand the time, and energy investment required by you and your peers in order to submit your [...]

By |2016-03-21T11:17:16+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Analyst engagement, Magic Quadrant, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How level was my playing field?

It’s no surprise. For small and medium-sized firms, going through the complete Magic Quadrant or Forrester Wave assessment cycle is always going to be a tense and nervy experience. But after the preparation, the effort, and the waiting, many are bound to end up [...]

By |2019-02-25T10:28:40+00:00November 21st, 2011|Featured|0 Comments

Are we all insane?

Albert Einstein is famously credited with saying that “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.”  When it comes to training initiatives, are we all acting insane? According to Neil Rackham (of SPIN [...]

By |2019-02-25T10:28:42+00:00January 9th, 2010|Featured|0 Comments

The rule of four

So there you are working on your next great presentation. The story you have has the power to move mountains. But how do you get your audience to appreciate the story, understand it, internalize it and, hopefully, remember it? A [...]

By |2019-02-25T10:28:42+00:00December 4th, 2009|Featured|0 Comments
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