Henry Peyret

Principal Analyst serving Enterprise Architecture PROFESSIONALS

Henry serves Enterprise Architecture Professionals. His research focuses on the concepts, techniques, and tools required to bring business agility within enterprises. He publishes research around key agility indicators and agile governance and applies these principles to change EA practices to help build a sustainable business agility. Business agility depends highly on the level of enterprise risks the decision-makers can take. He is also researching metadata management as a means to bring agility at the right cost for IT supporting business agility. Business-Centered EA (BCEA) is the Forrester method to help build business agility.

Henry also researches the customer reaction component of business agility through the concept of Web4 by studying activists' social computing.

He thinks that collaboration would require a lot of change management to bring not only a productivity increase but the business agility required by large organizations.

Previous Work Experience

Henry has done some previous work on master data management, enterprise application integration, middleware, adapters, business activity monitoring

, enterprise architecture tools, and ppen source and risks issues.

Henry came to Forrester through its acquisition of Giga Information Group and Giga's affiliation with GigaGroup. He brings 21 years of IT experience to his clients. Prior to joining GigaGroup, he was the technical director of Euriware, a French IT services company specializing in industrial IT and related technologies. In addition, Henry was involved as chief architect in strategic projects for large telecommunications, automotive, and marketplace customers.

At earlier stages of his career, Henry held various technical positions in a knowledge management company and at Alcatel CIT.

Education

Henry is the author or co-author of many reference articles and books on IT architecture. He has a master's degree in IT from the ESIEE engineering school in Paris. He is fluent in French and English and is based in Paris.

Henry Peyret's Research

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Brief: TM Forum Defines An Architecture Framework For Digital Business

    The challenges that many industries are now facing with the transformation to digital business have been faced by the telco industry for many years. Nonprofit industry association TM Forum (form...

    • Downloads: 78
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Foundational Architecture Roles And How They Are Changing

    Forrester described six foundational architecture roles in the organization report of the enterprise architecture practice playbook, which we published June 8, 2012. Since then, Forrester has pu...

    • Downloads: 229
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Brief: Choosing Data Governance Tools

    Data governance helps businesses ensure that they can trust their data enough to base decisions on it and lower the risk of innovation. Companies have already invested in a range of tools to ens...

    • Downloads: 131
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Data Governance Tools, Q2 2014

    Data-driven opportunities for competitive advantage abound. As a consequence, the importance of data governance — and the need for tooling to facilitate data governance —is rising. I...

    • Downloads: 314
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Brief: Real World Experience With Data Governance Tools

    Data governance is complex and multifaceted. No single product from major vendors fully addresses every challenge — adding to the complexity of implementing a data governance strategy. On ...

    • Downloads: 165
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Business Process Analysis, EA Tools, And IT Planning, Q1 2009

    In this second release of Forrester's assessment of enterprise architecture and business process analysis (BPA) tools, Forrester assessed nine leading vendors in a 93-criteria evaluation. We fou...

    • Downloads: 2619
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Architecture Management Suites, Q2 2011

    Forrester evaluated 10 of the leading enterprise architecture management suite (EAMS) vendors across 89 criteria and found that Mega International (Mega), Troux Technologies, Software AG, and al...

    • Downloads: 2338
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Tooling EA Road Maps

    Enterprise architects increasingly use road maps as essential graphics for technology planning and synchronizing business planning with technology strategy. With virtually no option other than t...

    • Downloads: 1745
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Architecture Tools, Q2 2007

    Forrester evaluated leading enterprise architecture (EA) tools vendors across 120 criteria and found that Casewise, IDS Scheer, MEGA International, Proforma, and Telelogic confirmed their EA too...

    • Downloads: 1392
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Use TOGAF 9 As Your Next EA Framework

    An enterprise architecture (EA) framework describes the deliverables an EA function should produce as well as how to create these deliverables. A framework helps EA leaders organize their effort...

    • Downloads: 1745
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