May, 2007

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About Anna Liu

Anna Liu is currently an Architect Advisor at Microsoft Australia, where she works with the community of architects involved in enterprise and application architecture. Her goal is to understand enterprises' IT challenges, and to help them with building successful systems through the use of architecture patterns, proven best practices, and reusable frameworks. Anna has extensive experience in the financial services industry and specialises in designing high performance and highly scalable distributed systems.
 
Prior to joining Microsoft, Anna was a Senior Researcher and Project Manager at CSIRO, where she led the Middleware Technology Evaluation project. Her group evaluated various middleware technologies through rigorous benchmarking studies and provided middleware acquisition advice to various Australian Government agencies and the Financial Services industry.
 
Anna holds a PhD (Computer Science UNSW) and a BE (Computer Engineering UNSW). She has also held various academic appointments including a senior lectureship at the University of Sydney, and a visiting scientist position at the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. She is also a frequent speaker on software architecture and distributed systems topics at International Conferences including OOPSLA and ICSE.

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    ReMIX Australia 2007 Registered Attendees

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    This is the event that Shane , Scott , Michael , Dave , Frank , Nick and Nick have all blogged about. Monique (who unfortunately doesn't yet blog) just sent through some data on who is attending the event, and it's exciting to see this list of job titles...
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    Australian Architecture Forum 2007

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    A number of great architects in the community pulled together this rare solution architecture event . Looking at the agenda , there should be a lot of best architectural practices and lessons learnt shared amongst peers, and guidance from some great luminaries...
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    FITT Mentoring Program - Expression of Interest

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    this arrived in my inbox today: FITT is delighted to announce a new trial Mentoring Program. This mentoring program supports two of FITT’s primary objectives: Inspire women in the industry to achieve their personal aspirations and potential AND Assist...
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    SBS respects Web 2.0 Phenomenon

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    One of my all time favourite "The Movie Show" from SBS has not been on air for a while, and a quick look up online reveals this: nice to see SBS acknowledges key web 2.0 characteristics: 'Consumer becoming Producer of Content' and 'Merging Brand Experiences...
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    Beijing 2008 Olympics Torch Relay Map

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    Love the look and feel of this Silverlight application on the Beijing Olympics site ... time to get in touch with my distant Chinese relatives and figure out how to get some Olympics tickets!
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    Career Opportunities at Windows Live

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    Someone asked me about Microsoft's commitment in Live Services today. Watch visitmix.com for the exciting announcements. and check out the career opportunities at Windows Live .
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