This Employment Agreement (the "Agreement") is entered into as of November 12, 1998, by and between John
F. Halligan, an individual ("Executive") and Gartner Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company").
A. Executive currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company.
B. The Company and Executive desire to provide for Executive's continued employment with the Company upon
and subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement.
Therefore, in consideration of the mutual covenants contained herein, the parties hereby agree as follows:
I. Employment. The Company shall employ Executive in the position of Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer, as such position has been defined in terms of responsibilities and compensation as of the
effective date of this Agreement; provided, however, that the Board of Directors of the Company (the "Board")
shall have the right, at any time or from time to time, to revise such responsibilities and compensation as the
Board in its discretion may deem necessary or appropriate. Executive shall comply with and be bound by the
Company's operating policies, procedures and practices from time to time in effect during his employment. During
the term of Executive's employment with the Company, Executive shall continue to devote his full time, skill and
attention to his duties and responsibilities, and shall perform them faithfully, diligently and competently, and
Executive shall use his best efforts to further the business of the Company and its affiliated entities.
I. Term. The employment of Executive pursuant to this Agreement shall continue through October 1, 1999,
provided that such term (the "Employment Term") shall automatically renew at the end of the initial term and each
subsequent term thereafter for a one (1) year period, unless Executive or the Company shall elect to terminate the
Agreement by written notice to the other part