Achieving your Best Possible Assessment in the Web Content Management (WCM) Magic Quadrant (MQ).

Getting your company recognized in the Gartner WCM Magic Quadrant can reap huge rewards for your business and help grow your sales pipeline. But it isn’t easy.

If you can answer yes to any of these questions?

  • Are your competitors getting better results — even when their product is inferior?
  • Are you struggling to ‘move the dot’ in your MQ?
  • Do your references seem to say something different when they talk to you and the analysts?
  • Do you want your business or company to be included in the next version of this MQ?

We can help you, this is what we specialize in.

We are a team of former senior Gartner analysts who’ve written and reviewed hundreds of Magic Quadrants such as the Web Content Management 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 WCM Magic Quadrant.

Our clients tell us that we really help them in this area.
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“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 Web Content Management 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.


See what some of the companies listed on the latest version of the WCM Magic Quadrant are saying about it:

Companies listed in the Web Content Management Magic Quadrant include: AcquiaAdobe, Automattic, BloomReach, CoreMedia, CrownpeakEpiserver, e-Spirit, eZ Systems, Kentico Software, Magnolia, OpenText, Oracle, Progress Software, SDL, Sitecore, Squiz, WP Engine.

Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management*

*In January 2020 Gartner announced that they would no longer be releasing updates for the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. According to Gartner, a refashioning of requirements has influenced trends towards diversifying with DXP (Digital Experience Platform) solutions.  To see information on Digital Experience Platforms please click below:

Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms