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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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    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...

    • Downloads: 411
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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

    Data Governance Vendors Are Preparing Data Governance 2.0 Management Tooling

    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. In...

    • Downloads: 829
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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

    Mega International, Troux Technologies, Software AG, And Alfabet Lead This Upcoming Category

    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 alfabet...

    • Downloads: 2410
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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

    IDS Scheer, Casewise, MEGA, Metastorm, And Troux Technologies Lead The EA Tools Category

    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 found...

    • Downloads: 2647
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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

    Casewise, IDS Scheer, MEGA International, Proforma, And Telelogic Lead In EA Tools

    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 tools...

    • Downloads: 1405
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Integration-Centric Business Process Management Suites, Q4 2006

    webMethods, TIBCO, And IBM Lead The Way

    Forrester evaluated leading integration-centric business process management suite (IC-BPMS) vendors across 85 criteria and found that webMethods, TIBCO Software, and IBM have established category...

    • Downloads: 845
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Business Process Modeling Tools, Q3 2006

    IDS Scheer Clearly Leads, With Proforma And MEGA Close Behind

    Forrester evaluated leading business process modeling tool products based on 121 criteria and found that IDS Scheer clearly leads the market — thanks to good functional coverage, templates, and...

    • Downloads: 620