Architect, Your Career?

The Microsoft New England Research and Development Center (NERD) will play host to a unique event, The Architect Factory, on June 2nd.  Co-sponsored by IASA New England, {Code Right}, O’Reilly, and Microsoft, this 1/2 day event will provide insight and guidance for senior developers who aspire to take their technical careers to the next logical step, that of an architect.


When June 2, 2009 1 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
(followed by dinner)
Where NERD
1 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA


Notable area architects will cover three sessions in each of three tracks:  Architecture in Action, Leadership, and Head in the Clouds

The complete agenda is as follows:


1:00 Meet and Greet
1:30 Keynote: Becoming an Architect, Rob Daigneau
2:45 Break
3:30 The Dangers of Over-architecting Solutions,
Bryan Tuttle
The IT Architect and Technology Leadership - where are we and what next?,
David Leonard
How the Cloud Pattern is Changing Enterprise Architecture,
Todd Bremner
4:15 Break
4:30 Establishing Developer Practices,
Dennis Perlot
Working with Business Stakeholders,
Ian Dicker
The Architect and the New Identity Paradigm,
Curt Devlin
5:45 Break
6:00 Architecture of Collaboration Systems,
SB Chatterjee
Using LAAAM to Make Good Architectural Decisions, Fast!,
Jeromy Carriere
Application Patterns for the Cloud,
Igor Moochnick
7:15 Evening Dinner Event
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