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How Industry Analysts Shape the Digital Future$

Neil Pollock and Robin Williams

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780198704928

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704928.001.0001

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(p.329) Appendix 1 List of Industry Analyst and IT Market Research Firms1

(p.329) Appendix 1 List of Industry Analyst and IT Market Research Firms1

How Industry Analysts Shape the Digital Future

Neil Pollock

Neil Williams

Oxford University Press

6Sight, US

ABI Research, US

Acacia Research Group, US

Accenture, Ireland

Access Intelligence, LLC, US

AccuStream iMedia Research, US

ACG Research, US


Actionable Intelligence, Inc., US

Adaptive Path, LLC, US

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Aite Group LLC, US

AltaTerra Ltd., US

Altimeter Group, US

Ambient Insight Research, US

AMI Partners, Inc., US

AMR Research, US

Analysys Mason, UK

Analysys Research, UK

Anastasia, Italy

Andreas Weber Communciations, Germany

Apps Run the World, US

Arab Advisors Group Ltd, Jordan

Aragon Research, Inc., US

ARC Advisory Group, US

Arcati, UK

Arete Research, UK

Argus Research Company, US

Arlen Communications Inc., US

Ars Logica, US

Arthur D. Little, UK

Ashton, Metzler & Associates, US

A-Team Group, UK


Attributes Associates, UK

Avasant, US

Axendia, Inc., US

AxiCom, US

B2B Analysts, US

B2C Partners, US

Barometrix Software Corp., US


Basex, Inc., US

BDA China Ltd., China

Beagle Research Group, LLC, US

Benchmarking Partners, Inc., US

benchmark-it.co.uk, UK

Berg Insight AB, Sweden

Berkeley Design Technology, Inc., US


Better Buys for Business, US

Beyond IT, US

BI Research, US

Big Picture Research, US

BigInsights, Australia

Bissett Communications Corp., US

Bloom & Wallace, US

Bloor Research, UK

Bluefin Research Partners, Inc., US

BMI-TechKnowledge, South Africa

Bock & Company, US

BPM Partners, Inc., US


Brandon Hall Research, US

Branham Group, Canada

Breakaway Information Group, Inc., US

Brimstone Hill, US

Broadbandtrends LLC, US

Brockmann & Company, US

Bruce Silver Associates, US


BuddeComm, Australia

Burton Group, US

Business & Information Tech. Group, France

Business Application Research Cen., Germany

Business Intelligence Group (BIG), US

Butler Analytics, UK

Butler Group, UK

Buyers Laboratory, US

Cambashi Limited, UK

Cambridge Computer Services, Inc., US

Camden Associates, US

Canalys, UK

Carmel Group, US

C-Core, Canada

CCS Insight, UK

CCW Research, China

CEB TowerGroup, US

Celent LLC, US

CERTPOINT Systems, Inc., US

ChainLink Research, US

Chapman Alliance LLC, US

CharisCo Ltd., UK

Chartis Research, UK

CIMdata, Inc., US

Clabby Analytics, US

Clear Thinking Research, Inc., US

Clipper Group, US

CLK Strategies, US

Cohasset Associates, Inc., US

Collaborative Product Dev. Assoc., US

COMMFusion, US

Common Sense Advisory, Inc., US

Communication Network Architects, US

Compass, UK

Compass Intelligence, US

Compete, Inc., US

Computer Economics, Inc., US

Constellation Research, LLC, US

ContactBabel, UK


Convergencia Latina, Argentina

Cornerstone Advisors, US

Corporate Integrity, LLC, US

Coughlin Associates, US

Counterpoint Tech. Market Research, China

CPA Computer Report, US

CRC-Pinnacle Consulting, China

Creative Strategies, US

CT Link, Inc., US

CTS (Computer Training Services), US

Current Analysis, Inc., US

Currid & Company, US

Cutter Consortium, US

CXP, France

CyberEdge Group, LLC, US

CyberMedia Research (CMR), India

Cyon Research, US

Cyveillance, Inc., US

DA Digital, LLC, US

Daratech, Inc., US

Data Mobility Group, US

DataGate, Inc., Japan

Datamonitor plc, UK

dBrn Associates, Inc., US


DeepStorage.net, US

Dell’Oro Group, US

Delphi Group, US

DFC Intelligence, US

Diffraction Analysis, France

Digital Clarity Group (DCG), US

Digital World Research, LLC. (DWR), US

DigiTimes Research, Taiwan

Directions on Microsoft, US

Discerning Analytics, US

DisplaySearch, US

Disruptive Analysis Ltd., UK

Distributed Networking Associates, US

Dittberner Associates, Inc., US

DMG Consulting, US

Doculabs, Inc., US

Dow Brook Advisory Services, US

Dragon Slayer Consulting, US

Dresner Advisory Services, LLC, US

Duquesne Group, France

DW Channels Ltd, UK

ebizQ, US

EC Research Corp., Japan

Econsultancy, UK

Edison Group, Inc., US

eDJ Group, US

Eduventures, LLC, US

Eighty Twenty Insight, UK

Elemental Links, US

eMarketer Inc., US

Embedded Insights, US

Emerging Technologies Group, Inc., US

eMetaprise Research, Belgium

Encore Info, US

Enders Analysis, Ltd., UK

Endpoint Technologies Associates, Inc., US

Enterprise Application Consulting, US

Enterprise Computing Advisors, US

Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), US

Ernst & Young, US

ERP Forum Japan, Japan

Essential Solutions Corp., US

Euroland, UK

Evaluator Group, Inc., US

Evans Data Corp., US

Everest Group, US

eVergance Partners, LLC, US

Everware-CBDi, Inc., US

Exact Ventures, US

Experton Group AG, Germany

Experture LLC, US

Explorasia, Philippines

FactPoint Group, US

Farpoint Group, US

Ferris Research, US

FiSite Research, US

Flanagan Consulting, US

Focus Consulting, US

Forrester Research, Inc., US

Forward Concepts Co., US

Fox Group Consulting, Canada

Freeform Dynamics Ltd., UK

FronTier Associates, France

Frost & Sullivan, US

Fuji Chimera Research Institute, Inc., Japan

Gabriel Consulting Group, Inc., US

gap intelligence, US

Gartner Inc., US

GCR Custom Research, LLC, US

GfK Boutique Research, US

GfK Marketing Services UK Ltd., UK

GfK Retail and Tech. GmbH, Germany

GigaOM, US

GlassHouse Technologies, Inc., US

Gleacher & Company, US

Global Smart Energy, US

GovWin, US

Grant Analysis & Consulting, UK

GRC 20/20, US

Green Research, US

GreenMonk, Spain

Greentech Media (GTM Research), US

Grey Consulting, US

Greyhound Knowledge Group, India

GroupM, US

Harvard Research Group, Inc., US

Harvey Spencer Associates, US

Heavy Reading, US

Hewson Group, UK

High Road Communications, Canada

Hoey Associates, Canada

Hong Kong Telecoms Users Group, China

Horses for Sources, US

HOT Telecom, Canada

HR.com, Canada

Hypatia Research, LLC, US

IANS Research, US


IBM Global Technology Services, US

IDAnalyst, US

IDATE, France


IDC Energy Insights, US

IDC Financial Insights, US

IDC Government Insights, US

IDC Health Insights, US

IDC Manufacturing Insights, US

IDC Retail Insights, US

Ideas International Ltd, US


iGR, Inc., US

IHL Consulting Group, Inc., US

IHS Cambridge Energy Research Assoc., US

IHS, Inc., US

Ikam Systems, UK

Illuminata, Inc., US

iLocus, India

IMERGE Consulting

IMEX Research, US

Industry Analysts, Inc, US

iNet Interactive, US

Inflection Point Research, LLC., US

InfoCom GmbH, Germany

Infonetics Research, US

Informa Telecoms & Media, UK

Information Architected, US

Information Tech. Intelligence Corp., US

Information Tech. Research Corp., Japan

infoSource SA, Switzerland

InfoTech, US

Info-Tech Research Group, Canada

InfoTrends, Inc., US

InMedica, UK

Inmon Data Systems, US

Inside Digital Media, Inc., US

Insight 64

Insight Research Corp., US

Intellicom Analytics, LLC, US

Intelligent Business Strategies, UK

Interarbor Solutions, LLC, US

Intermedium, Australia

Int. Association of Outsourcing Profs, US

Internet Research Group, US

Interpret LLC, US

Interquest, US

Intersect360 Research, US

Intrepid Learning Solutions, US

ISG (Information Services Group), US

IT Data, Brazil

IT Strategies, US

IT-Harvest, US

J Arnold & Associates, Canada

J.Gold Associates, US

Jackdaw Research, US

Javelin Strategy & Research, US

Jeff Kagan, US

JEMM Research, France

JGunn Research, US

John Juliano Computer Services, US

John Morton Institute, US

Jon Peddie Research, US

Josh Krischer & Associates, Germany

JP Morgan, US

Judy Sweeney Research

Juniper Research Ltd, UK

K2 Enterprises, US

Kable Ltd., UK

Kelcor, Inc, US

Kennedy Information, Inc., US

KLAS Enterprises LLC, US

Knowledge Research Group, South Korea


Kuppinger Cole Ltd., Germany

Kusnetzky Group, US

Layland Consulting, US

Leichtman Research Group (LRG), US

LightCounting, LLC, US

Linley Group, Inc., US

Lippis Enterprises, Inc., US

LNS Research, US

Longhaus Pty Ltd., Australia

Lopez Research LLC, US

Lunendonk GmbH, Germany

Lux Research Inc., US

M:Metrics, Inc., US

M2 Research, Inc., US

MacArthur Stroud International, UK

Macehiter Ward-Dutton (MWD), UK

MachNation, US

Madison Advisors, US

Maravedis-Rethink, Canada

Mark H. Goldberg & Assoc. Inc., Canada

MARKESS International, France

Market Intell. & Consulting Inst., Taiwan

Marketing and Planning Systems, US

Marketing Research Consultants (MRC), US

Marsh, Inc., US

Masie Center, US

Mathison Group, US

Matterhorn Group, US

Maverick China Research, China

McGee-Smith Analytics, US

McLean & Company, Canada

Media Partners Asia Ltd (MPA), China

Megabuyte, UK

Mercator Advisory Group, Inc., US

Mercury Research, US

Mesabi Group LLC, US

MGI Research, US

MIC Research Institute Ltd., Japan

Mintel International Group Ltd., UK

MM Research Institute, Ltd., Japan

Mobile Ecosystem, US

Mobile Experts, US

Mobilocity, US

Moriana Group, UK

msmd advisors Ltd, UK

MultiMedia Intelligence, US

Multimedia Research Group, Inc., US

MZA Ltd., UK

Navigant Research, US

NBI/Michael Sone Associates Inc., Canada

NCW, Inc., US

NelsonHall, UK

Nemertes Research, US

Neo Advisory, US

NetConsulting, Italy

NetForecast, Inc., US

Neuralytix, US

New Hampshire Pub. Utilities Comm., US

New Paradigm Research Group, US

New River Marketing Research, US

Newton-Evans Research Company, US

Newzoo, Netherlands

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., Japan

Northern Sky Research, LLC (NSR), US

Novarica, US

NPD Group, US

Nucleus Research, US

Occidental Comm. Pty Ltd., Australia

Offshore Insights, India

Om Advisory Pvt. Ltd., India

Opus Research, Inc., US

Orbys Consulting Ltd, UK

Orion Partners LLP, UK

OTR Global Ltd, US

Outsell, Inc., US

Ovum, UK

Ovum-RHK, US

PA Consulting Group, UK

Parks Associates, US

Partner Research Corp. (PRC), Canada

Patricia Seybold Group, US

Peerstone Research, US


Penteo, Spain

Performance Solutions International, US

Peter Carr Advisory, Australia

Petrosky.com, US

Pfeiffer Consulting, France

PhoCusWright, Inc., US

Photofinishing News, US

Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), France

Pike Research, US

Plant-Wide Research (PWR), US

Point Topic Ltd., UK

Points North Group, US

Precursor Group, US

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), US

Prince & Cooke, Argentina

PrintCom Consulting Group, US

Probe Group LLC, US


Procullux Ventures, UK

Ptak Associates LLC, US

Pyramid Research, US

Quint Wellington Redwood, Netherlands

Quocirca Ltd., UK

RAAD Consult, Germany

Radcliffe Advisory Services Ltd., UK

Radicati Group, US

RampRate, Inc., US

Real World Technologies, US

Red Monk, US

Research In Action, Germany

Retail Systems Research (RSR), US

RetailNet Group, US

Reticle Research, US


Robert Frances Group, Inc. (RFG), US

RobertGrayDirect, US

S2 Intelligence, Australia

Saddletree Research, Inc., US

Sage Research, US

Salmon & Associates, Canada

Schwetz Consulting, Germany

SeaBoard Group, Canada

SecurityCurve, US

Select, Mexico

Sell More Now Inc., US

Semicast Research Ltd., UK

Semico Research Corp., US

Senza Fili Consulting LLC., US

Seraphim Group, US

Service & Support Professionals Assoc., US

Service Performance Insight Research, US

Seybold Seminars, Pubs. & Consulting, US

Shenandoah Analytics, LLC, US

Sherburne & Associates, US

Shosteck Group, US

Siemens, Germany

Signals Research Group LLC, US

Signals Telecom Consulting, Argentina

Silicon Insider, US

Silverton Consulting, Inc. (SCI), US

Simba Information, US

Sinn Consulting, Germany

SiriusDecisions, US


SIS Market Research, US

SiteIQ, US

Sky Light Research (SLR), US

Smart Insights, France

SMB Group, Inc., US

SMB Research, US

Smith’s Point Analytics, US

SNL Kagan, US

Software Strategies, UK

Solucom KLC, France


SoundView Technology Group, US

Source+, UK

Spar Point Research LLC, US

SpencerLab Digital Color Laboratory, US

Standford Group Company, US

Standish Group, US

STKI, Israel

Storage Strategies NOW, US

Storage Switzerland, LLC, US

StorageIO Group, US

Strand Consult, Denmark

Strassmann, Inc., US

Stratecast Partners, US

Strategic Research Corp., US

Strategies UnLtd, US

Strategy Analytics, Inc., US

Strategy Meets Action, US

Strategy Partners, UK

Structure Research, Canada

Supply Chain Insights LLC

Synergy Research Group, Inc. (SRG), US

Synthexis, US

T3i Group LLC, US

Tabb Group, US

TAK Analytics Research, Inc., Japan

Taneja Group, US

Taxal Ltd, UK

Tebbo, UK

Tech Research Asia, Australia

Tech Research Services, US

Techaisle, US

TechCaliber Consulting, LLC, US

Tech-Clarity, Inc., US

TechConsult GmbH, Germany

TechIntelligence, LLC, US

TechKnowledge Strategies, Inc., US

TechMarketView LLP, UK

TechniCom, Inc., US

Techno Systems Research, Japan

Technology Business Research, Inc., US

Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., Canada

Technology Research Institute (TRI), US

Techtel Corp., US

TechVentive, US

TechVisor.JP, Ltd., Japan

TekPlus Ltd, UK

Telechoice, Inc., US

Telecom Pragmatics, Inc., US

TeleSpan Publishing Corp., US

Telsyte, Australia

Temkin Group, US

TEQConsult Group, US

The 451 Group, US

The Advisory Board Company, US

The Advisory Council, US

The AlignIT Group, LLC., US

The Bloor Group, UK

The Brian Madden Company, LLC, US

The CDI Institute, US

The Competitive Intelligence Unit, Mexico

The Data Warehousing Institute, US

The Diffusion Group (TDG), US

The Economist Intelligence Unit Ltd, UK

The Envisioneering Group, US

The Information Difference, UK

The Kelsey Group, US

The METISfiles, Netherlands

The Ogren Group, US

The Rayno Report, US

The Real Story Group, US

The Research Board, US

The Strategic Counsel, Canada

The Tolly Group, US

The Virtualization Practice, US

The W Group, US

ThinkBalm, US

ThinkJar LLC, US

THINKstrategies, US

Third Nature, Inc., US

Tholons, US

Tirias Research, US

TM Forum, US

TNS Global, UK

Toigo Partners International, LLC, US

Topology Research Institute (TRI)

TRAC Research, US

Treillage Network Strategies, Inc., US

Trends Consulting, Argentina

Triple Tree, LLC, US

tsm strategies, UK

Two Crows, US

UCStrategies, US

UniChina Consulting Corp., China

UniComm Consulting, LLC, US

Unified-View, US

Upside Research, Inc., US

Vanguard Communications Corp., US

VDC Research Group, Inc., US

Ventana Research, US

Verdantix Ltd, UK

Vertical Systems Group, Inc., UK

Viewpoint Research, US

Visiongain Ltd., UK

voke, inc., US

WebFeet Research, US

Webster Buchanan Research, UK

Welchman Consulting, LLC, US

Wellington Research & IT Policy Compliance

WhatTheyThink.com, US

Wikibon, US

WinterCorp, US

WinterGreen Research, Inc., US

Wireless Explorers, UK

Wireless Intelligence, UK

WiseAnalytics, US

WiseHarbor, US

Wohl Associates, US

Workgroup Strategic Services, US

Yankee Group, US

Yano Research Institute Ltd. (YRI), Japan

Yphise, France

Zona Research, US

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(1.) This list has been compiled from the Architect database maintained by ARInsights (http://www.arinsights.com). The database describes these firms as either market research or industry analyst firms. We have not included sole-traders in this list. Thanks to Duncan Chapple for making this data available to us.