Gartner Expert

Grace Farrell

Assoc Principal Analyst

Grace Farrell is an Associate Principal analyst on the Government and Education team. She supports Higher Education Vendors and Institutions, providing insights and research on Student Information Systems (SIS), Continuing Education, and Career Services Tools.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Research & Advisory, Grace spent three years serving Gartner clients in the Mid Size Enterprise. She has experience working with higher education SIS vendors, with a particular focus on vendor roadmap and new client acquisition.

Professional background


Mid Size Enterprise Sales

Areas of coverage

Education Digital Transformation and Innovation

Education Technology Optimization and Modernization


Bryant University, B.A. Magna Cum Laude

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Which SIS vendors should we be considering for our higher education university?

2What does the higher education SIS vendor landscape look like currently?

3How can we improve/adjust our SIS RFP to capture the best vendor responses?

4How can we make our university more digitally accessible for all students?

5How can our university address changing workforce demands?