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.

Waxing Lyrical About Cloud

At Tech.Ed is this year I spent most of the time talking about challenging the role of the Architect, but I did get some time to sit down with Darryl Chantry from Object and talk about another area that I’ve been spending a fair bit of time analysing of late – clould computing.  In a wide ranging discussion we talked about a comparrision of the different cloud platforms, the issues for organisations chosing a platform and moving to the cloud and the role of the Architect in cloud.  The video of the discussion is available from the Tech.Ed site here.

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