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Analyst Briefing

Briefing Our Analysts

The Tambellini Group encourages higher education technology vendors to brief our analysts when introducing a new product or service, changing a business model, or forming a partnership, merger, or acquisition. A vendor briefing with The Tambellini Group is not interactive between vendor and analyst. Analyst feedback is not a component of a vendor briefing and does not have a role within any given session.

The Tambellini Group analysts schedule briefings at their discretion based purely on an interest in the vendor, its technologies and its marketplace, not because of any fee or contractual relationship.

Why You Should Brief The Tambellini Group

Vendor briefings are used as research tool by The Tambellini Group analysts. A vendor briefing provides a unique opportunity for higher education technology vendors to present products, services and share business updates with our analysts for input into their research. Vendor briefings are vital to our higher education clients who rely on the research of The Tambellini Group to help guide their technology strategies and procurements. For example, our Peertelligent online data service provides higher education technology buyers and influencers with research and analysis to make informed decisions about software and services – without the effort of conducting their own research.

How to Propose an Analyst Briefing

To submit a briefing, please complete the form, so that we can direct your request to the appropriate analyst(s).
Your completed form will be routed to the appropriate analyst(s) within one business day.

Within five business days, you will be notified if your proposal has been accepted.

Vendor briefings typically are scheduled within 2 – 4 weeks of a request being accepted.

Scheduling a Vendor Briefing

Vendor briefings with SIS/ERP software and service vendors occur in January and end in February. These briefings coincide with the analyst’s research required for The Tambellini Group’s annual SIS Market, Trends and Leaders report and conference participation.

Other briefings are welcomed throughout the year.

The Briefing

The Tambellini Group conducts all vendor briefings via video conference using The Tambellini Group’s online video conference service. All presentations should be forwarded to the analyst four days  prior to the briefing.

All briefings are typically 30-60 minutes in length. Dialing instructions are provided upon analyst confirmation. The briefing may be recorded at the discretion of the analyst and are only accessible by The Tambellini Group analysts after the call.

Face-to-face briefings are infrequent and are scheduled at the analyst’s discretion and based upon analyst travel requirements.

The Analyst’s Role During a Briefing

The Tambellini Group analysts use briefings to learn about changes in the vendors, products and services in the higher education market. Throughout the briefing, the analyst will ask clarifying questions on their knowledge regarding your company, your customers and your objectives. Analysts’ questions can range from specifics about customer experiences and product features or functionality, to your company strategy and competitive positioning.

You should not expect or request analyst feedback of any kind during this briefing.

To submit a request for a vendor  briefing, please complete the form, so that we can direct your request to the appropriate analyst(s).