Forrester Overview

  • Cambridge, MA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1983
  • Company - Public (FORR)
  • Research & Development
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

Forrester helps organizations grow through customer obsession. That means empowering you to put the customer at the center of everything you do: your leadership, strategy, and operations. Becoming a customer-obsessed organization requires change — it requires being bold. We give ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2021(#32), 2020(#54), 2018(#36), 2017(#18)

Company Updates

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Jan 13, 2021


We are proud to announce that Forrester has been named a Glassdoor 2021 Best Place To Work, all thanks to our employees! Of the recognition, Forrester CEO & Founder George Colony says, “Resilient, compassionate Forresterites rallied together this past year despite unprecedented levels of physical separation. I’m incredibly proud of our employees and know we’re stepping into 2021 more prepared for the future than ever before.”

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Jan 12, 2021


Forresterites never cease to impress with their talent and creativity! The newest 'Tiny Concert' wowed us all at this week's global Company Meeting.

Forrester - Why Work With Us?

Obsessed with customer obsession
Customer obsession is the foundation of our research and our strategy — and the reason why we get up in the morning.

Our unique value
We help organizations grow through customer obsession.

Our Promise To Clients
Think of us as your unfair advantage. Your superpower. On your side and by your side, empowering you to be bold at work.

Learn more about the Forrester brand.

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Forrester Reviews

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"A Culture Made For Moments Like This"

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The company's response this year in the face of a pandemic and recession has been nothing short of textbook. The Executive Team has been clear and transparent about the steps the company is making to


Current events have highlighted the need for the company to be more progressive in the area of flexible work. The current flexible work policy is the option to work one day a week at home. The

Advice to Management

Don't lose the lessons from this year! Never lose sight of what we've done well during a crisis, and be willing to change fast based on what we've learned in a year of disruption.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Forrester

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...The diversity and inclusion initiative was slow to get started, but it is getting deeper rooted now....Read More

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Forrester Interviews

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Forrester Awards & Accolades

  • 2021 Glassdoor Employees Choice AwardGlassdoor2021
  • 2020 Glassdoor Best Places to WorkGlassdoor2019
  • Top 100 Global Sales Leader - Kelley Hippler (Forrester CSO)The Modern Sale2019
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work - #36 (Top Large)Glassdoor2018
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work - #18 (Top Large)Glassdoor2017

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

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What are perks and other benefits like at Forrester?

...Great culture; comprehensive benefits and perks; working with a smart and driven group of people; opportunity to contribute to an amazing knowledge base...

November 13, 2018

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