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The Architect Factory 3
Thursday, June 9, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
The Architect Factory 3
Held on June 9, 2011
Many experienced developers look to become architects as the next step in their careers, but it can be difficult to find opportunities to learn about the skills needed to make the transition. Aspiring architects need a way to learn what to learn to become effective architects.
The Architect Factory 3 is designed to fill this need !Coming to the Microsoft Cambridge, MA office (aka “NERD”) on June 9th from 1-8 PM, The Architect Factory is a free event for all experienced developers to learn about the pricinciples, practices, and processes that will help prepare them for roles as architects:
This, the third Architect Factory event, focuses on you, senior technologists interested in becoming software, solutions, enterprise, or design architects. This event helps bridge the knowledge gap between senior technical, design, enterprise, information, and solutions roles and real-world architecture roles, putting you on the path to becoming an architect in your field.
This event helps prepare you to learn what is takes to design and create integrated systems that solve complex business problems from this area’s leading software architects. It can be challenging to find the right information and advice for taking steps toward becoming a software architect, so join us for The Architect Factory and you’ll be well on your way!
Public Transporation is Highly Suggested !
- On the T, take the Red Line to the Kendall/MIT stop.
- Walk straight up Main Street toward the Longfellow Bridge (past the Post Office, Bank of America).
- You will see the Parking Garage on your right, Take a right and you can enter the building from the side.
- Approximately a 5 minute walk.
|12:30am||Doors Open - Coffee served|
|1:00 PM||Opening Remarks, Session Overviews, and Event Logistics|
|Architecture Leadership||Enterprise Architecture||Solutions Architecture|
|Horace Mann Room||Deborah Sampson Room||Thomas Paul Room|
|1:40 PM||From Concept to Product – A Journey in Leadership||Teamwork Skills for Software Architects||11 Scalability Concepts Every Architect Should Understand|
|3:00 PM||Architect, it is not Only a Rank or Grade…||Establishing Code Review Processes in Your Team||Agile Design: Best Practices|
|4:25 PM||3 Keys to Building a Successful Career in IT Architecture||Other Than Architecture||The Architect and the Manycore Future|
|5:45 PM||Architecture of the Problem||Understanding the Value of the Cloud||Oops! Our Promise of Reliability for Service Oriented Architecture.|
|6:55 - 8:00||Evening Social Event - Food, Drink, and Networking!|
Enterprise Architecture Track (EA) seeks to find the best application of technology in support of an organization’s business agenda. Enterprise architects play a significant role in developing business strategy, uncovering opportunities for greater economies of scale, and minimizing duplicate or conflicting efforts all the while considering the company’s limited funds and human capital.
Solution Architecture Track (SA) will showcase sessions that focus on the logical and physical architecture of innovative solutions that incorporate one or more of the following:
- Service Orientation
- Object Relational Mapping
- Cloud Platform
- Mobile Platform
- Rich User Experience
Architecture Leadership (AL) -- Communicating an architectural vision, leadership skills, and taking criticism constructively are some of the challenges faced by todays Software Architects. These sessions focus on political awareness, understanding organizational needs, systems, networks for the purposes of influencing solution outcomes and technology roadmaps.