Henry Peyret

Principal Analyst serving Enterprise Architecture PROFESSIONALS

Henry serves Enterprise Architecture (EA) Professionals. His research focuses on the concepts, techniques, and tools required to bring business agility within enterprises. He publishes research on 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 risk that 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. His research addresses numerous changes to EA practices to support the digital business, the changes toward data governance 2.0, and the integration tooling landscape, particularly in the cloud.

Henry also researches values-driven customers, another potential next step for the age of the customer and how it will interact with companies' privacy concerns.

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.


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.

Refine your results

Date Range





Market Imperatives



43 results in Everything

  • Michele Pelino
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Internet Of Things Heat Map, 2016

    Where IoT Will Have The Biggest Impact On Digital Business

    Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled applications are poised to revolutionize digital customer experience and enhance digital operational excellence — but where will they apply at your company? Some key...

    • Downloads: 1023
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Cisco Makes Its Long-Expected Change In Leadership

    Customers Are Safe As John Chambers Passes The Baton To Chuck Robbins

    John Chambers has been the face of Cisco for 20 years. Although an icon of the technology industry, his succession was inevitable. On May 4, 2015, Cisco made the formal announcement that Cisco...

    • Downloads: 58
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Charts & Figures:The Rise Of Employee-Selected Devices In The Workplace

    Business Case: The Workforce Computing Playbook

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Charts & Figures:Many Global Firms Are Introducing Or Expanding A BYOD Program To Support Employees

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: California's Employee Reimbursement Ruling Won't Stem BYOD

    On August 12, 2014, a California appellate court ruled that a company whose employees were required to use personally owned mobile phones to make voice calls for company business must reimburse them...

    • Downloads: 89
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Automate I&O To Answer Digital Disruption

    Part 1 Of The Automation Manifesto Series

    Before commercial computing became the norm in enterprises, manufacturing companies implemented industrial process control solutions based on analog and then digital computers to automate processes...

    • Downloads: 183
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Inquiry Spotlight: Five Ways To Energize Your Business With The Internet Of Things

    Insights From Forrester's Connected World Inquiries

    Forrester receives thousands of inquiries each year on various topics, which provide insight into the challenges our clients face. In the past year, we've received a significant number of inquiries...

    • Downloads: 521
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Zebra Strengthens Its Connected World Platform With Motorola Solutions

    Combined Company Assets Enhance Reach Of Zebra's Zatar Platform

    On April 15, 2014, Zebra Technologies announced its intent to purchase Motorola Solutions' enterprise business unit for $3.45 billion using cash and debt. This gives Zebra comprehensive asset...

    • Downloads: 115
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Charts & Figures:Smartphones Remain The Top BYOD Priority, But PC And Tablet Interest Is Rising

    Continuous Improvement: The Workforce Enablement Playbook

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Blog:Telefónica Leadership Event 2014 Highlights Plans To Lead The Digital Telco Parade

    With Brownlee Thomas, Ph.D., Forrester Research Forrester recently attended the Telefónica Leadership Conference 2014, its annual global customer event that brought together more than 600...

    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Find The Sweet Spot For Your Bring-Your-Own-Device Program

      Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders have the opportunity to offload costs and responsibility while increasing productivity by launching formal bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs that meet...

      • Downloads: 449
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Improve Skills And Staffing For A Better Employee Tech Experience

      Organization: The Workforce Enablement Playbook

      Deploying and supporting new technologies to help their company's increasingly mobile workforce has led infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders to revisit skills and staffing. I&O organizations...

      • Downloads: 400
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Five Seismic Forces Reshuffle The Workforce Vendor Ecosystem

      2012 brought a tectonic shift in worker technology requirements. Many more employees now purchase their own devices, bring them to work, and use them to conduct personal and professional activities...

      • Downloads: 407
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Quick Take: PTC Bulks Up For Internet Of Things But Will Face Stiff Competition

      Adding Axeda To ThingWorx Assets Gives PTC A Jump On Enterprise Rivals

      PTC, a software maker that serves product manufacturers, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Axeda for $170 million in cash. The Axeda acquisition, combined with the...

      • Downloads: 215
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Charts & Figures:Forrester Inquiries Highlight Increased Interest In Internet-Of-Things/M2M

      Insights From Forrester's Connected World Inquiries

    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:An S&R Pro's Guide To IoT Security

      How The Internet Of Things Will Shatter Traditional Enterprise Security

      The Internet of Things (IoT), or what Forrester refers to as the connected world, combines technologies that enable devices, objects, and infrastructure to interact with monitoring, analytics, and...

      • Downloads: 392
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Internet-Of-Things Software Platforms Simplify Transformation Of Business Operations

      CIOs Will Choose IoT Software Platforms To Accelerate Connecting Customers And Instrumenting Assets

      Internet-of-Things (IoT) systems will enable companies to use networks of sensors and controls to better compete for customers and to offer new levels of customer engagement. But developing and...

      • Downloads: 975
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:TechRadar™: Internet Of Things, Q1 2016

      Software Technologies For IoT Have Hit The Growth Phase, But Security And Standards Lag

      Firms are using Internet-connected sensors and actuators to improve business ops and transform products. But Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are diverse and immature — making it a struggle for...

      • Downloads: 851
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Bridge The Broken Internet-Of-Things Promise

      In Retail, Hospitality, And Travel, The Promise Of IoT And Wearable Technologies Exceeds The Current Capacity To Execute

      Internet-of-Things technologies have shown the potential to help businesses deliver new digital customer experiences while achieving digital operational excellence on the back end in industries like...

      • Downloads: 439
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Charts & Figures:BYOD Programs Can Continuously Evolve To Accommodate Employee-Owned Devices

    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Predictions 2015: Software Platforms Drive Internet-Of-Things Adoption

      How The Connected World Will Advance

      The Internet of Things (IoT) has gotten huge visibility as firms like Cisco Systems and General Electric (GE) promote the size of the market and number of connected devices and IBM talks about...

      • Downloads: 944
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Blog:Key Steps To Capture The Value Of BYOD Programs

        Results from Forrester's Q2 2012 Forrsights Workforce Employee Survey show that more than two-thirds of North American and European information workers who use a computer for work an hour...

      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:IoT Success Requires A DevOps Mindset

        How To Wrap IoT Solutions With The Right Processes

        The IoT opportunity is taking enterprises by storm — but its newness means there are a lot of unknowns, including how to achieve operational excellence. The same DevOps principles that drive...

        • Downloads: 53
      • For Security & Risk Professionals

        Report:Apps Everywhere: Understanding The Need For Mobile Application Management

        Integrate Mobile Application Management Into Your Mobility Strategy

        Proactive IT executives are extending their mobility strategies beyond deploying and managing mobile devices and platforms with primarily corporate email access to include a wide range of mobile...

        • Downloads: 865
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Charts & Figures:Many Firms Are Focused On Deploying BYOD Programs In The Coming Year

        Continuous Improvement: The Workforce Enablement Playbook