Forrest Burnson



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Forrest Burnson is a Market Research Associate at Software Advice, where he covers the construction, enterprise resource planning (ERP), distribution and fleet management markets. His research has been cited by notable organizations and publications like Small Business Computing, The Institute for Supply Management, Supply Chain Digital, Auburn University and Michigan Live.

He graduated in 2011 from the University of the South with a degree in political science and French studies. In 2013, he graduated from the University of Texas with a master’s degree in journalism. During his second year of graduate school, Forrest was a fellow for News21.

Prior to joining Software Advice, he was a researcher for Global Water Intelligence. He has also written for a number of other outlets, including the Texas Tribune, the Austin Business Journal, Market News International and the Austin American-Statesman.


Recent Research

The Top Universities for Supply Chain Technology Education
IndustryView | 2015

A ranknig of the top 15 undergraduate and graduate universities for supply chain management technology based on the emphasis and depth of the coursework.


Enterprise Resource Planning Software
BuyerView | 2015

We researched prospective enterprise resource planning (ERP) software buyers’ to learn the factors that influence their purchasing decisions.


The Future of Fleets in a Post-Driver World
IndustryView | 2014

Mining and industrial equipment companies need to cut costs and increase safety. We researched how people feel about the potential solution of driverless technology.