Comments on: The Fox and the Hound: Forrester’s AR advisory service http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/arcade/2007/08/30/the-fox-and-the-hound-forresters-ar-advisory-service/ Weblog maintained by Hill+Knowlton Strategies\' global Analyst Relations team. Wed, 25 May 2011 06:28:06 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 hourly 1 By: Duncan Chapple http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/arcade/2007/08/30/the-fox-and-the-hound-forresters-ar-advisory-service/comment-page-1/#comment-103 Duncan Chapple Fri, 31 Aug 2007 18:53:46 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/arcade/9312.aspx#comment-103 <p>Both excellent points. I'm on this riff too, but in a different direction:</p> <p><a><a rel="nofollow" target="_new" href="http://analystrelations.blogspot.com/2007/08/forrester-ar-guidance-may-illustrate.html</a>">http://analystrelations.blogspot.com/2007/08/forrester-ar-guidance-may-illustrate.html</a></a></p> Both excellent points. I’m on this riff too, but in a different direction:

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By: Carter Lusher http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/arcade/2007/08/30/the-fox-and-the-hound-forresters-ar-advisory-service/comment-page-1/#comment-102 Carter Lusher Thu, 30 Aug 2007 22:41:22 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/arcade/9312.aspx#comment-102 <p>Hi Josh, Great post and I completely agree with you. </p> <p>There is another issue with analyst firms doing this sort of AR role research -- creating best practice recommenations using surveys of analysts where most of the respondents are from the same analyst firm. For instance, Forrester in "AR Should Use The Main Web Site To Convey Information To Analysts" (www.forrester.com/Role/Research/Document/0,8564,42641,00.html) heavily relied on a survey of 77 analysts, 89% of which were from Forrester. Can we say statistical skew?</p> Hi Josh, Great post and I completely agree with you.

There is another issue with analyst firms doing this sort of AR role research — creating best practice recommenations using surveys of analysts where most of the respondents are from the same analyst firm. For instance, Forrester in "AR Should Use The Main Web Site To Convey Information To Analysts" (www.forrester.com/Role/Research/Document/0,8564,42641,00.html) heavily relied on a survey of 77 analysts, 89% of which were from Forrester. Can we say statistical skew?

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