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Henry Peyret

Principal Analyst Serving Enterprise Architecture Professionals

Henry serves enterprise architecture (EA) professionals by helping them understand the concepts, techniques, and tools they need to support the digital business. His current research focuses on integration — both internal to a business and business to business — and on data governance, stewardship, and discovery. Henry also has a separate research stream on how customers' values affect companies and government.

Previous Work Experience

Henry has done previous work on master data management, enterprise application integration, middleware, adapters, business activity monitoring, enterprise architecture tools, and open source and risks issues.

Henry came to Forrester through its acquisition of Giga Information Group and Giga's affiliation with GigaGroup. He brings more than 30 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, he held various technical positions in a knowledge management company and at Alcatel.

Education

Henry is the author or coauthor 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

Principal Analyst Serving Enterprise Architecture Professionals

Henry serves enterprise architecture (EA) professionals by helping them understand the concepts, techniques, and tools they need to support the digital business. His current research focuses on integration — both internal to a business and business to business — and on data governance, stewardship, and discovery. Henry also has a separate research stream on how customers' values affect companies and government.

Previous Work Experience

Henry has done previous work on master data management, enterprise application integration, middleware, adapters, business activity monitoring, enterprise architecture tools, and open source and risks issues.

Henry came to Forrester through its acquisition of Giga Information Group and Giga's affiliation with GigaGroup. He brings more than 30 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, he held various technical positions in a knowledge management company and at Alcatel.

Education

Henry is the author or coauthor 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

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: The Future Of B2B Integration

    Agile, Many-To-Many, And Reaching Deeper Into Business

    September 29, 2017Henry Peyret

    B2B integration has been supported for decades by managed file transfer (MFT) and electronic data interchange (EDI) solutions. These will continue, but companies require more agility, scalability, and visibility in their B2B exchanges. In addition, previously stable vendor ecosystems are becoming dynamic ecosystems of value. Enterprise architects should review their strategic choices for B2B integration in light of potential future integration within these more dynamic ecosystems.

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Data Governance Stewardship And Discovery Providers, Q2 2017

    The 12 Providers That Matter The Most And How They Stack Up

    June 26, 2017Henry Peyret

    In our 28-criteria evaluation of data governance stewardship and discovery (DGSD) providers, we identified the 12 most significant ones — Alation, ALEX Solutions, BackOffice Associates, Cloudera, Collibra, DATUM, Global Data Excellence, Global IDs, IBM, Infogix, Informatica, and SAP — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps enterprise architecture (EA) professionals make the right choice.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: Align With Consumers' Values To Win Their Hearts And Wallets

    Follow Three Steps To A Resonant And Relevant Values Framework

    April 6, 2017 Jim Nail, Henry Peyret

    A great product is no longer sufficient to guarantee strong sales and loyal customers. Today's empowered consumers not only reject corporate irresponsibility but also seek brands that proactively promote beliefs and values aligned with their own. Marketing leaders should read this report to learn how to identify and prioritize relevant values that resonate with their consumers, authentically integrate those values across the organization, and help build the evidence-based case to earn consumers' and stakeholders' trust.

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: Enhance Your Data Governance To Meet New Privacy Mandates

    The EU's GDPR Will Require Firms To Be More Transparent With Their Customers' Data

    March 28, 2017Henry Peyret

    Data governance traditionally addresses privacy simply by classifying data for masking or anonymization. But the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will change that. It introduces new consumer rights, requires the involvement of stakeholders beyond legal and security teams, and creates new responsibilities (and new fines). This means firms can no longer manually manage their customers' data privacy. This report explains how enterprise architecture (EA) pros can add privacy management and benefit from impact analysis and soft collaboration among stakeholders.

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: Vendor Landscape: Integration-Platform-As-A-Service And Hybrid Integration

    Review The Integration Solutions Landscape To Make The Right Choice

    December 28, 2016Henry Peyret

    The need to integrate systems of engagement, demand for greater agility, and execution in the cloud are driving the disruption of the integration landscape. Enterprise architecture (EA) professionals must assess their integration solutions' ability to meet these new requirements and future ones for systems of automation and the internet of things (IoT). This report helps EA pros by providing a definition of integration-platform-as-a-service (iPaaS), a reference architecture for integration platforms, a categorization of vendors in the market, and an assessment of their maturity. This is an update of a previously published report. We've revised it to reflect findings in Forrester's recent Wave™ on iPaaS for dynamic integration.

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