Enterprise Futures Forum

I’m talking at the Enterprise Futures Forum on Tuesday 17th on strategies for adopting SOA and the Cloud.  Here’s some information on the conference and a 2 for 1 offer that the organisers have running at the moment: We are addressing the latest issues:   ·                     1. With the flurry of recent acquisitions (eg BEA, Peoplesoft, SUN, (SeeBeyond & MySQL), Stellent, Siebel, iflex) Oracle has become a major software supplier for most local enterprises.  As a local enterprise professional, it makes sense to stay up to date with their software capabilities and strategy – come along and see what Matt … Continue reading Enterprise Futures Forum

Virtualisation Maturity Model

Here’s an interesting article by Peter Koen that refers extensively to the Virtualisation Maturity Model that Peter Richardson and I invented for Edition 18 of The Architecture Journal.  Lots of fun to see that we are being quoted, even if I wasn’t aware that the article existed until today: http://architects.dzone.com/articles/part-1-move-blue-cloud-save.  It is quite a good read though, so I recommend you go and have a look.

Australian Architecture Forum

I’ve been involved with the Australian Architecture Forum for some time now, from the outside through an involvement with IASA.  Now that I’m with Object I have an opportunity to be involved from the inside, given that Object run the conference, and I’ve been putting a lot of time into the planning of this year’s Forum.  It therefore gives me great pleasure to announce that the Australian Architecture Forum (AAF) is ready to accept registrations. We’re very proud of what we have planned for AAF this year.  We’ve leveraged the best ideas from conferences around the world, such as our … Continue reading Australian Architecture Forum

Talking about sustainability

Now that the article on The Green Maturity Model for virtualisation in Issue 18 of The Architecture Journal is out there and generating interest it is time to start talking about it,  The whole topic is of great interest and importance and I’ve continued to work on the IP behind it with others from Object. I’m going to be presenting on Sustainable Architecture Design at JAOO in Sydney on May 8. Details are here. Hope to see you there.