Claire Schooley

Principal Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

As a principal analyst, Claire supports Application Development & Delivery Professionals. She covers the strategy and technology associated with talent management, including performance, succession planning, formal and informal learning, and recruiting. She also researches the effect of retiring workers and the new generation of workers on human capital management and development. In addition, Claire leads Forrester's work on change management from the people perspective.

Previous Work Experience

Claire has more than 25 years of experience in education, management, and consulting. She came to Forrester through its acquisition of Giga Information Group. Prior to joining Giga, she assisted organizations in creating the vision, development plan, and policy for HR departments working with educators and community members. She also developed and produced eLearning courses for educators.

Previously, Claire directed and managed math and science technology training institutes at Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, which assisted educators in integrating technology into the public school curriculum. She also evaluated computer and video coursework and produced video programs.

Additionally, Claire served as director of Instruction Television Service for KQED in San Francisco. She developed the broadcast service for schools, advised administrators, and produced educational programs for children and adults.


Claire holds a B.S. from Bridgewater State College and an M.S. in education from Northeastern University. She has completed doctoral work in elementary education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Claire Schooley's Research

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Mobile Is Ubiquitous Today — But Why Not For Learning?

    Mobile devices are everywhere. People use them to send an email or text, read the morning news, or share a solution to a problem on an internal social network. But with all of this mobile usage,...

    • Downloads: 109
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Talent Acquisition Vendors, Q3 2015

    The talent acquisition market has changed dramatically. It is no longer just about placing ads on different sites and waiting for the resumes to roll in. Rather, it's ferreting out those passive...

    • Downloads: 161
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Customers Weigh In On New Talent Acquisition Needs

    The focus on engaging candidates early in their job search has spurred growth of recruitment marketing and creative sourcing. This is a major change from the time when the applicant tracking sys...

    • Downloads: 78
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Corporate Recruiters Add Recruitment Marketing And Supportive Technologies To Their Toolkits

    Traditionally, the corporate talent acquisition or recruiting process has focused on the internal activities of moving job seekers from the role of candidate to the role of employee. Today's bus...

    • Downloads: 110
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Implement Essential Change Management Practices To Improve Digital Experience Delivery

    So, you've finished your first major digital experience delivery project: You've launched the app, modernized the website, and integrated your digital experience technologies. How do you make su...

    • Downloads: 477
  • For CIOs

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Learning Management Suites, Q1 2008

    In Forrester's 90-criteria evaluation of learning management system (LMS) vendors, we found that Saba, SumTotal Systems, and Plateau Systems lead the pack by providing feature-rich offerings and...

    • Downloads: 2365
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: TechRadar™ For Business Process Professionals: Human Resource Management Apps, Q1 2010

    Human resource management (HRM) applications range from essential tools to hire and pay employees and administer benefits programs to strategic components for assessing and developing talent. Mo...

    • Downloads: 2095
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Topic Overview: Human Resource Management

    The most important investments that businesses and government organizations make are in their people. In addition to direct expenditures on compensation and benefits, organizations invest in tec...

    • Downloads: 2667
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Talent Management, Q2 2011

    In Forrester's 108-criteria evaluation of talent management vendors that offer suites for both learning and performance, we found that Plateau Systems edged out Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba Softwa...

    • Downloads: 1909
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Learning And Talent Development, Q1 2013

    Learning and talent development are closely aligned in the best talent vendor offerings. This area of human resource management (HRM) is fast-growing and innovative in its use of social, cloud, ...

    • Downloads: 1512
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