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: The "Systems Of X" Concept Drives Architecture Zoning

    At large enterprises, enterprise architecture (EA) leaders and their sponsors too often strive for "one EA": a single approach to the standardization, governance, and guiding principles of enter...

    • Downloads: 118
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Architecture Service Providers, Q1 2015

    In Forrester's 25-criteria evaluation of enterprise architecture (EA) service providers, we identified the 10 most significant service providers — Capgemini, Cognizant, Deloitte, EY, HCL T...

    • Downloads: 292
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Data Governance Equals Business Opportunity. No, Really

    Forrester clients describe their data governance work as long on effort but limited in success. Clients describe an inability to sustain data governance beyond a project or to show its business ...

    • Downloads: 845
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Age Of The Customer Is Shaking Up Integration Technologies And Practices

    Application integration, the replication of operational data and data warehouses, and integration between trading partners all have a long history. While firms have established practices to achi...

    • Downloads: 179
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Brief: Data Stewardship Workbenches Instrument Data Value

    Data governance is hot. Despite the uncertainty around what data governance should cover, enterprise architecture (EA) professionals are recognizing that the practice is mandatory to succeed in ...

    • Downloads: 95
  • 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: 2397
  • 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: 2639
  • 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: 1754
  • 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: 1775
  • 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: 1402
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