The Team

Independent analysis firm, JEMM research allows IT users and providers to make faster and more informed decisions, saving time and money. Providing actionable research embedded in our engagement approach, we propose an objective, unbiased analysis when preparing recommendations. Our seasoned professionals guide CIOs toward Architecture in context of their organization.

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Christophe TOULEMONDE is in charge of research. He is a recognized expert in enterprise architecture with a focus on service orientation. His broad experience and expertise includes enterprise architecture, enterprise integration (data, application, and process), enterprise security and distributed application design. Before founding JEMM research, he covered integration and development strategies at Meta Group for EMEA. During 15 years, at IBM and IBM subsidiaries, he held multiple technical and marketing management positions. He has authored numerous books on e-business and application integration.


Richard Peynot advices enterprises about sourcing strategies, outsourcing models, offshore scenarios, risk evaluation, service provider selection, contracting, and sourcing governance. He also assists them along transformations inherent in outsourcing: restructuring, job transformation and competency management. He spent 13 years at service providers on software development and project management, held various positions involving new technologies in the IT department of PSA Peugeot Citroën during 6 years, and was an international senior analyst at Forrester Research during 7 years. He founded his advisory and consulting office, Acseitis, in 2008.