Solving the puzzle of how to get great MQ/Wave results in 6 easy steps

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 12pm ET / 5pm UK


If you've ever been left puzzled as to why having a great product and contented customers is often not enough for achieving impressive results on Gartner Magic Quadrants, Forrester Waves or other structured assessments, then we have the solution. Our webinar will arm you with six essential steps that support success.

Do join our Managing Director, Simon Levin and Senior Analyst, Richard Marshall, to help to ensure you get the right result.

Through this 30 minute webinar, you'll learn:

  • How to optimize your approach and preparation for the RFI submission
  • Get the primary focus right in your submission (and it’s probably not what you think)
  • Capitalise on the relationship between the RFI elements and assessment model
  • Plan for the time and resources you will need
With analysts impacting upwards of 80% IT buying decisions - these tips could be vital!

Featured Presenters

Richard Marshall

Senior Analyst, The Skills Connection

Richard is a battle-hardened entrepreneur who also spent five years as a star analyst at Gartner. Richard spotted the potential of smartphone apps very early on and founded Rapid Mobile Media, one of the first specialist firms dedicated to mobile. After 18 years of start-ups and growth companies, he switched tracks and joined Gartner to run its Application Design and Development team, producing many important Magic Quadrants and research notes and winning Gartner’s 2015 awards for both Thought Leadership and Inquiry Excellence. His post-Gartner career has focused on advising a broad range of emerging technology vendors.

Simon Levin

Managing Director, The Skills Connection

Simon spent the first 10 years of his career in software marketing before joining Gartner in Europe as a senior analyst. He led various Gartner research teams, including the global market research business of 380 professionals. After leaving Gartner, he led the global research organization for TowerGroup (a division of Mastercard) and established their overall European operations. Simon also served for 3 years as a board member for the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR).

About The Skills Connection

As a team of former senior analysts, with an average of 16 years experience at Gartner, we have written, reviewed and approved hundreds of such assessments. As advisors, in recent years, we have worked on over 400 different assessments for our clients. During that time, we have witnessed how improved assessment results have helped those businesses to achieve accelerated growth, significant new account wins and, in a half a dozen cases, acquisition.

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