Architect Insight – presentations now live!

After quite a bit more pain than it needed, the slides for AIC2010 are available on the event website.  

IASA: Becoming Certified

At the next UK IASA meeting we will get the chance to hear directly from one of the first UK IASA Certified IT Architect Professionals, Wayne Filin-Matthews. The first official CITA Board will sit on 26 and 27 June and the first IASA Foundation training course will take place on the week of the 28th….

Architect Insight – Abstracts now available

Finally we have the abstracts available on the Microsoft Architect Insight Conference Portal!

Microsoft Architect Insight Conference 2010 – registration open!

The 5th annual Microsoft Architect Insight Conference is now open for registration! This year we’re moving back to the full 2-day, 3-track format of previous years but with the flexibility to choose whether to attend one or both days. Day 1 will focus on Architecting Today: From Cost to Innovation Day 2 will focus on…


IASA Slides: Software Design Principles in Practice

Here are the slides used by Eoin Woods, Nick Rozanski and Chris Cooper-Bland at the UK IASA meeting the other week!   You can see my thoughts on Anti-Principles here.   Next UK IASA meeting will be from Simon Brown from entitled “Where do you start?” on March 9th in London!   Discover Simple,…

Next UK IASA Meeting: Applying Design Principles in Practice

With Christmas fast approaching I thought I’d grab a moment to remind you of the busy year ahead at IASA so you can put placeholders in your diaries! Next IASA Meeting: Applying Design Principles in Practice Tuesday, January 12, 2010 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (GMT) Please note that there is a slight change…

Upcoming North Eastern Cloud Events

Quick note before going on leave to make sure you are aware of the following cloud events in Newcastle on the 29th July. Both Simon Davies and I will be there but if that’s not enough then there will be loads of other great talks on … CloudSeminar How ‘the cloud’ can help your IT…

Bletchley Park Architects Council Part 1

Microsoft UK Architect Council Meeting 8 & 9 June 2009 Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes <Video problems resolved> In June 2009 a group of senior IT Architects from across the industry assembled at Bletchley Park, the home of the World War II code breakers for two days to discuss the current state and requirements for interoperability,…

Implications of the Cloud

This March I met with 30 senior architects for two days to discuss cloud computing and what impact this might have on enterprise.   Sessions were delivered from Industry trade associations, industry analysts, early adopters of cloud computing plus sessions covering what Microsoft are up to in this space around data centres, BPOS and Azure….

Architect Insight Slides now live!!!

Finally, after much delay I can confirm that the slide decks and keynote video are now available for download at: Additional breakout videos and additional podcast interviews should follow soon!!!!