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.

Education

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.

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    Blog:US Government Expects Large Number of Baby Boomers To Leave the Workforce

    By Claire Schooley A government report published September 3, 2009 (and reviewed in a Washington Post article titled “Federal Government Needs Massive Hiring Binge”) reports on a...

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      Blog:Podcast: The Millennials, The Next Power Generation In The Workforce

      Our latest featured podcast is Claire Schooley's "The Millennials, The Next Power Generation In The Workforce".   In this podcast, BP&A Senior Analyst Claire Schooley discusses the rise of...

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        Blog:The Generations React During Our Teleconference on “Gen Y and the Future of the Workplace”

        By Claire Schooley TJ Keitt, Heidi Lo and I presented a Forrester Teleconference about the Millennial or GenY on September 2, 2009. The multi-generational chat was by far the most active I’ve...

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          Blog:Why Do So Many Change Management Initiatives Fail?

          The data shows that 70% of corporate change efforts either totally fail, have lukewarm results, or the change never becomes an integral part of the company culture. As I talk to clients about their...

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            Blog:Succession Planning, What It Is and Why It's Important

            In this podcast, Claire discusses the flow of activities that need to surround effective succession planning. She also talks about the key benefits of having a sound succession strategy. The podcast...

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              Blog:Lessons From A Photo Book

              For Christmas, my daughter Sarah gave me a book of photos of last summer’s family trip to Cape Cod. Each page was beautifully designed with descriptions of the events captured in the photos:...

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                Blog:Organizations Need Two Dramatically Different Kinds Of Learning

                by Claire Schooley. Organization’s learning leaders hear the words “informal learning” or “eLearning 2.0” and think, “Oh my, now we have to change the way we...

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                  Blog:HR Wave On Talent Gets New Name

                  Last month, I published an update to my 2011 Forrester Wave™ on talent management because the human resource management (HRM) market has experienced tremendous consolidation and many top-rated...

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                    Blog:Videoconferencing Heats Up

                    by Claire Schooley and Ted Schadler This podcast cover's Cisco's recent acquisition of Tandberg and what it means for Cisco moving forward. The podcast also covers different forms of Web...

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                      Blog:People Make All The Difference: Optimize Your Talent With The Right Processes And Technology

                      As businesses work to differentiate their products or services, grow the bottom line, and expand globally, they need to think seriously about the important role that their employees play in helping...

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                        Blog:New HR Analytics Research Focuses On Improving The Talent Management Processes

                        Boris Evelson and I have published research entitled “Use HR Analytics To Optimize Talent Processes.” The premise: HR analytics have taken on new importance as companies work to find,...

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                          Blog:A Gem of a Deal: SuccessFactors and Plateau Come Together

                          A major announcement in the human capital management (HCM) world occurred on April 26, 2011. SuccessFactors, a top vendor in performance management, announced its intention to purchase Plateau...

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                            Blog:eLearning And Knowledge Acquisition Are Up In A Down Economy

                            By Claire Schooley Daily, we hear about more layoffs and downsizing. Along with this comes scrutiny of all internal budgets including learning and development. Companies are not lopping off learning...

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                              Blog:Brain Fitness Joins Physical Fitness As Part Of A Workout Strategy

                              I had an interesting discussion today with a new company called Cogniciti that is developing a platform for helping adults “extend their memory and cognitive abilities longer in the...

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                                Blog:Avoid The 70% Failure Rate Of Change Management Initiatives

                                You read that number right: seventy percent, a dramatically high rate of failure. It could happen to you unless you take into account that any business process change is strongly related to personal...

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                                  Blog:Podcasts From Forrester

                                  By Claire Schooley We're doing podcasts at Forrester now, and I'm the internal resource for how to get them done. Here's what we've learned so far: Post new podcasts on a regular...

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                                    Blog:HCM Acquisitions — Authoria and Peopleclick & SuccessFactors and Inform

                                    In the last month the Human Capital Management market has consolidated with Authoria picking up Peopleclick and SuccessFactors acquiring Inform. Both acquisitions add product functionality with...

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                                      Blog:Travel Benefits Challenged By Environmental Damage

                                      By Claire Schooley An article in January 25, 2008 Chronicle of Higher Education really caused me to sit back and reflect. The author, a university professor, questions the contradiction of conference...

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                                        Blog:Telepresence Jumpstarts Video Collaboration

                                        By Claire Schooley Telepresence is the life-size, true color, no latency video meeting technology that creates a “wow” reaction from participants, especially those who have experienced...

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                                          Blog:Taleo Makes Strategic Jobpartners Acquisition To Boost Its European Presence

                                          Today Taleo announced the acquisition of privately-held, Europe-based Jobpartners for $38 million (€25 million) in cash. With this acquisition, Taleo strengthens its European presence in...

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                                            Blog:Key Learning Trends for 2010: Are You Onboard?

                                            Even with year 2009's challenging economic environment, learning has not taken the drastic hit some pundits feared. In fact, in the past year I have heard more executives talk about the...

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                                              Blog:Telepresence Jumpstarts Video Collaboration

                                              By Claire Schooley Telepresence is the life-size, true color, no latency video meeting technology that creates a “wow” reaction from participants, especially those who have experienced...

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                                                Blog:Market Moves Toward Integrated Performance And Learning

                                                I attended the Taleo customer conference last week in Chicago where CEO Michael Gregoire in his opening session speech boasted about Taleo’s recent acquisition of Learn.com, a $26...

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                                                  Blog:The New Software Industry – Forces At Play, Business In Motion

                                                  by Claire Schooley. I attended a conference sponsored by Carnegie Mellon West; The Fisher IT Center at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley; the Software Industry Center at Carnegie Mellon...

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                                                    Blog:Oracle Throws In The Towel And Acquires A Cloud Talent Management Vendor

                                                    The rumor circulating for the past few weeks has now been confirmed: Oracle is buying Taleo, a global talent management vendor, for $1.9 billion. This is just another — albeit important —...