IASA New England - January Meeting Features Roger Sessions

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IASA New England - January Meeting Features Roger Sessions

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This months IASA New England Chapter meeting will feature Roger Sessions. Join us in the Constitution Ballroom A at the Sheraton Boston Hotel on January 21st for Rogers talk on Simple Architectures for Complex Enterprises.

Date: January 21st, 5pm to 8pm

Location:

Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton St
Boston, MA 02199

Directions

Cost: $0.00

Registration: http://iasane.eventbrite.com/

 

Roger Sessions is a well known speaker and presenter in the field of high-end enterprise architectures. He is the author of seven books, dozens of articles, and many white papers. He is well known as the inventor of the SIP methodology, a new approach to managing complexity in enterprise and IT architectures. Roger writes and publishes the ObjectWatch Newsletter, a widely read and highly regarded newsletter on high-end enterprise software technologies. He is the Editor in Chief of Perspectives of the International Association of Software Architects, an IASA Fellow, and a Microsoft MVP in Architecture.

 

Simple Architectures for Complex Enterprises

It is common to hear of massive IT failures; projects that are over budget, late, poorly aligned to business needs, or all of the above. Often, the resulting losses are in the hundreds of millions of dollars. The cause is almost always the same: uncontrolled complexity. The solution to complexity is simple — or more specifically, simplicity.

We need to understand what makes systems simple with as much critical reasoning as we do what makes systems fast, secure, or reliable. This talk is about the mathematical models of complexity and the methodologies needed to control it. Complexity is the most insidious problem facing IT architects. Control it, or it will bury you! This talk will be thought provoking and open new areas for exploration.

 

Agenda

  • 05:00pm - 06:00pm Meet, greet and eat
  • 06:00pm - 06:15pm IASA Chapter Announcements
  • 06:15pm - 07:30pm Roger Sessions - Simple Architectures for Complex Enterprises
  • 07:30pm - 08:00pm More meeting, greeting and eating

We are looking forward to seeing you there!

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