, a Massachusetts company, sells advice and market-research
information relating to information technology
Founded in 1970, the Yankee Group emerged as the first independent technology research and consulting firm. Launched by Howard Anderson and focused on market research surrounding major telecommunications service providers, the Yankee Group went through a re-branding in 2005 after it was acquired from Reuters by Emily Nagle Green and Alta Communications.
The installation of Emily Nagle Green (formerly head of Forrester Research
's North American practice) as CEO at Yankee Group brought about a repositioning around the idea of ubiquitous connectivity, what the company terms "." Yankee Group believes that the emergence of a seamless, ever-present, high capacity, highly-capable network
will transform social and business interactions over the next 20 years. Seeing a line of succession from the telephone in the 1970s to the dial-up Internet
of the 1990s into the broadband and mobile world of the 21st century, Yankee Group's mission is to chart yet another sea-change in the way people connect with one another.
In November 2010, Terry Waters was named CEO replacing Nagle Green who will remain as Chairman of the Board. Terry was previously the CEO of Highline Financial, and prior to that, he was global head of... Read More