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"Great people, great environment."

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Account Executive
Current Employee - Senior Account Executive
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Gartner full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Surrounded by amazing people, team environment and great incentives.

Cons

Old systems, and becoming way too process centric.

Advice to Management

Too much process and not enough decision power at the employee level removes people's ability to think for themselves. This amount of process makes a part of the brain shut down and creative juices stop flowing because we can no longer help solve business problems on our own. Direct contribution is not what it used to be. So many layers of process and administration now bogs us down.

Other Employee Reviews for Gartner

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Gartner Federal Sales"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Gartner full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Gartner really can help clients succeed in their IT initiatives, which is very gratifying. It is nice to be able to believe in your product.

    Cons

    Gartner's management philosophy promotes very intrusive micromanagement. Employees are largely treated like children. The institutional belief that there is no problem that Gartner cannot solve places ultimate accountability on the Sales team in the event that a client chooses not to renew, and management refuses to acknowledge that sometimes, clients cannot be saved.

    Advice to Management

    You go out of your way to recruit and hire smart people with strong ties to their client base. You then treat us like children. Why? Recognize that you have hired people with a strong understanding of their clients, and usually with many years of Sales experience. Listen to us! We may have some good ideas of our own.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Best company I have worked for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Vice President in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Research Vice President in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gartner full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    As an analyst you have a great deal of freedom in terms of the research to focus on and develop. Most analysts are experienced professionals and thus management oversight is generally light.

    Cons

    The company develops solid research but it needs to become more aggressive with respect to the development of thought leading research.

    Advice to Management

    Re-think the performance metrics to further leading edge research.

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