Forrester Research, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR), a leading provider of research and analysis on emerging technologies, today announced the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as its independent auditor for fiscal year 2002. Arthur Andersen LLP had previously served as Forrester¿s independent auditor.

The appointment of Deloitte & Touche was made after careful consideration and an extensive evaluation process by Forrester’s Board of Directors, Audit Committee, and management team. “Although Andersen has provided excellent service in the past, we think this decision is in the best interest of the company and its shareholders,” said Warren Hadley, chief financial officer. “We look forward to our working relationship with Deloitte & Touche.”