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