Tag: Research

Q4 Desktop Release: How we made Q4 Desktop more effective for IROs

At Q4 our aim is to understand and simplify the customer journey. When considering new features for our investor relations desktop, we try to break them down by …

Scott Brownhill

BLOOMBERG: Institutional Investors Push for Board Diversity

We recently came across an interesting read on Bloomberg Business, which discusses the lack of  gender and racial diversity amongst board members across North American. Below, we share …

Rana Abdel Fattah

Q4 Launches New Online Annual Report Product

Today we are incredibly excited to announce the launch of our newest product, Online Annual Reports. At Q4, we firmly believe that telling an IR story through a …

John Schoeler

Two Views on Shareholder Activism

In the seemingly never-ending flow of research studies on shareholder activism, two recently caught my eye. McKinsey’s Preparing for bigger, bolder shareholder activist is definitely worth a look. Though …

Rob Berick

New Research: 79% of Buy-Side Trust Corporate Websites Over External Sources

Getting inside the head of the buy-side investment community is the main goal of any IRO. Not only understanding what kind of information is most likely to pique …

John Schoeler

Darrell Heaps Discusses Importance of Online Corp Reporting In New Video for IR Magazine

As part of our contribution IR Magazine’s new special report on Corporate Reporting, Q4 CEO, Darrell Heaps got a chance to talk to with IR Magazine about the …

John Schoeler

IR Emerging Trends – Use of Pinterest by public companies: Two case studies

We recently shared a case study of how Alcatel uses Google+ to share investor-related information. Today, we discuss a few examples of how Lululemon and Bayer use Pinterest. …

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IR Emerging Trends – Use of Google+ by public companies: Case Study: Alcatel

Since 2009, Q4 Web Systems has published an annual series of whitepapers based on our research into social media use by public companies. As time passes, the social …

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The Future is Mobile Part 3: Best Practice Examples: Mobile Applications

Last week, we shared best practice examples of Responsive websites. Today, we talk about mobile applications…. Mobile Applications These are purpose-built applications that capitalize on the visual and …

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The Top 5 Problems with IR Websites and the Best Practices to Solve Them Webinar: Replay and Highlights

On Thursday, February 20 our CEO, Darrell Heaps took a large audience through a live and interactive tour of the top 5 problems with some IR websites along …

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