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

October 08, 2013 | Phil Fersht

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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  1. Duncan Chapple
    Posted Oct 07, 2013 08:54 PM | Permalink Reply

    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 Oct 07, 2013 09:56 PM | Permalink Reply

    Well deserved HfS!

  3. Paul McDonough
    Posted Oct 07, 2013 10:27 PM | Permalink Reply


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

    Paul McDonough

  4. Ramesh
    Posted Oct 07, 2013 10:42 PM | Permalink Reply

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


  5. Phil Fersht
    Posted Oct 07, 2013 10:43 PM | Permalink Reply

    @duncan - you thought analysts could count? corrected.

  6. Amanda Hare
    Posted Oct 09, 2013 02:43 AM | Permalink Reply

    Fabulous! Well deserved HfS!

  7. Eric
    Posted Oct 08, 2013 06:11 AM | Permalink Reply

    Phil and team,

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


  8. Gary Butler
    Posted Oct 08, 2013 08:35 PM | Permalink Reply

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



  9. Larry
    Posted Oct 09, 2013 12:46 AM | Permalink Reply

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

  10. George Cairns
    Posted Oct 12, 2013 10:24 PM | Permalink Reply

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

    Well deserved.

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