2013 Analyst Value Survey Results: HfS Research has risen in influence more than all the other analysts

After four years of pummeling the world with far too much free research and slightly odd humor, please allow us a few minutes of our own-trumpet-blowing as we broadcast the results of the 2013 Analyst Value Survey, courtesy of Analyst Equity and Duncan Chapple, the respected industry observer of IT analyst firms.  This is based on a record number of 352 IT research consumers (buyers, vendors, journalists and investors):

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You can also view the full dataset of results by clicking here.

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  1. Posted October 8, 2013 at 7:54 am | Permalink

    Hi Phil. Thanks for the mention. The AR Forum presentation slides are at http://bit.ly/2013valuesurvey In fact 352 people look the survey.

  2. Sheila Harris
    Posted October 8, 2013 at 8:56 am | Permalink

    Well deserved HfS!

  3. Paul McDonough
    Posted October 8, 2013 at 9:27 am | Permalink


    Having followed HFS from the start, this is an incredible achievement. I am proud of you and your team,

    Paul McDonough

  4. Ramesh
    Posted October 8, 2013 at 9:42 am | Permalink

    Wow. Well deserved – your research and jokes are the highlight of my week,


  5. Phil Fersht
    Posted October 8, 2013 at 9:43 am | Permalink

    @duncan – you thought analysts could count? corrected.

  6. Eric
    Posted October 8, 2013 at 5:11 pm | Permalink

    Phil and team,

    An incredible accomplishment – I remember when this was just a blog!


  7. Gary Butler
    Posted October 9, 2013 at 7:35 am | Permalink

    You write the best research on real business issues. People read it!



  8. Larry
    Posted October 9, 2013 at 11:46 am | Permalink

    Phil – you must be very proud of what you have achieved. Well done.

  9. Amanda Hare
    Posted October 9, 2013 at 1:43 pm | Permalink

    Fabulous! Well deserved HfS!

  10. George Cairns
    Posted October 13, 2013 at 9:24 am | Permalink

    What an achievement. Shows how having edgy accessible content gets analyst ahead.

    Well deserved.

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