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Well, the long awaited start for this organization is finally upon us. Thanks Tom Fuller! After a couple of attempts and false starts the Tampa Bay Area chapter is finally going to have our first meeting! The meeting will be held in Tampa at the Microsoft corporate offices at 6:30 pm on Tuesday October 30th (for directions see the registration link below). The high level agenda for this meeting is as follows: 1. Eat free pizza 2. Discuss the group logistics (how often should we have meetings, when ...
Being an architect or becoming an architect is not an easy thing to do. In most companies if there is even a single architect you are lucky. This means that you are on your own to figure out what an architect should really be. No wonder no one can agree on what an architect is. One thing I would like to see is an apprenticeship and mentoring program within the architect community. Experience is key to becoming an architect, but there are component skills that can be grown and nurtured. We need to ...
The Microsoft Architect Insight Conference is being held in Newport, Gwent on the 22-23 March. The list of speakers is very impressive, practically a who's who of the leading lights of Architecture and they are, Dr Ivar Jacobson Martin Fowler – Chief Scientist, Thoughtworks Andrew Herbert – Director, Microsoft UK Research Centre Paul Preiss – President, IASA David Sprott – CEO & Principal Analyst, CBDI This is not an event I want to miss, but as usual getting my Boss to ...