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.

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  • Brand Monitoring
  • Past 18 months
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Brand Monitoring And Protection

    Tools To Monitor Your External Environment, Enhance Risk Intelligence, And Secure Your Brand

    Your brand is incredibly distributed online today, spread across a wide range of websites, media outlets, search engines, marketplaces, social networks, forums, mobile apps, and online ads —...

    • Downloads: 246
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Predictions 2015: Brand Protection And Crisis Preparation Will Mitigate Social Risk

    The Security And Risk Management Professional's Social "To-Do" List

    Social media will experience more evolution than revolution in 2015. Privacy issues will get people's attention but not scare anyone away from social sites. In fact, customers will grow more willing...

    • Downloads: 177
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Proofpoint Acquires Nexgate

    Acquisition Signals A Maturing Social Risk And Compliance Market, But Proofpoint Still Has 'Points To Prove'

    On October 23, 2014, Proofpoint announced that it had acquired social risk and compliance (SRC) vendor Nexgate for approximately $35 million. While smaller than other security or social media vendor...

    • Downloads: 66
  • For CMO Professionals

    Report:Measure And Manage Brand Health

    Continuous Improvement: The Brand Experience Playbook

    Managing brand health has become more complicated as the expansion of offline and online channels creates a vast array of consumer data that can be used for analysis in the post-digital age. The four...

    • Downloads: 928
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Predictions 2016: Social Media Risk

    Why Risk Pros Will Work Harder To Mitigate Reputational Risk

    Social media is an important — and therefore risky — engagement channel for organizations. Companies looking to thrive in the age of the customer leverage social to strengthen their...

    • Downloads: 79
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Brief: Track Your Brand Health With Social Data

    Social listening and brand health tracking have both been valuable enterprise marketing tools for years, but now is the time for the two to come together. Surveys lend structure and allow for...

    • Downloads: 122
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Executive Q&A: Eight Social Listening Terms Defined

    In the less than 10 years that marketers have been listening to social data, a variety of terms have emerged to describe the activities of social listening, social analytics, and social marketing....

    • Downloads: 177
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Brand Resilience: Understanding Risk Managers' Key Role In Protecting Company Reputation

    How To Safeguard Your Firm's Most Valuable Assets — The Intangible Ones

    Protecting hard-earned corporate reputations takes on greater importance as companies shift strategic priorities to win, serve, and retain customers. When a crisis strikes — whether the result...

    • Downloads: 120
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Predictions 2015: The Governance, Risk, And Compliance Market Is Ready For Disruption

    When we take a look back at the past 12 months and consider the number of corporate failings that occurred — including massive product recalls such as that from GM and regulatory fines well...

    • Downloads: 430
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Drive Toward Social Intelligence Maturity

    Strategic Plan: The Social Intelligence Playbook

    The volume of data created in the social web each day is staggering. Combing through all of it to extract valuable insights about your customers and prospects brings competitive advantage, but it...

    • Downloads: 542
  • For CMO Professionals

    Report:Chart A New Course For A Connected Brand Experience

    Strategic Plan: The Brand Experience Playbook

    As brand and customer experience become intertwined, brand building must move beyond the purview of just the marketing department to become an organizationwide effort. To respond, CMOs require a...

    • Downloads: 1117