The Product manager and Product marketing manager at a software company have been tasked with writing a competitive analysis document for the company’s flagship product: A Cloud based Rapid Application Development (RAD) tool. The management stakeholders are the VP of Engineering and VP of marketing, who will also review and provide guidance to the effort.
Research by equity analysts involves reading company SEC filings, event transcripts, company presentations, industry and sell-side analyst reports etc. as well as coverage on financial publication websites.
Science and Technology Research
Scientists and engineers researching into specific topics read a number of research papers and articles posted in academic, scientific and technology websites.