All Software Architecture, All the Time
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA
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Nathaniel Schutta

Nathaniel Schutta
Solution Architect, Pivotal

Website | @ntschutta

Nathaniel T. Schutta is a software architect focused on cloud computing and building usable applications. In addition to his day job, he’s an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches students to embrace dynamic languages. A proponent of polyglot programming, Nate is the author of multiple books, including Presentation Patterns, with Neal Ford and Matthew McCullough, written to rid the world of bad presentations. He’s also appeared in various videos and is a seasoned speaker, regularly presenting at conferences worldwide, No Fluff Just Stuff symposia, meetups, universities, and user groups.


1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Secondary topics:  Overview
Nathaniel Schutta (Pivotal)
Average rating: ****.
(4.10, 21 ratings)
As architects, it is our responsibility to effectively guide our teams on the technology journey. Nathaniel Schutta outlines the importance of trade-offs, how we can analyze new technologies, and how we can effectively capture the inevitable architectural decisions we'll make. Read more.
9:00am–10:30am Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Secondary topics:  Anti-Pattern, Best Practice
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Nathaniel Schutta (Pivotal)
Average rating: ****.
(4.42, 24 ratings)
There are many good reasons to use a microservices architecture, but there are no free lunches. The advantages of microservices come with added complexity. Teams should happily take on that complexity…provided the application in question benefits from the upside of microservices. Nathaniel Schutta cuts through the hype to help you make the right choice for your unique situation. Read more.
11:00am–11:45am Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Overview
Nathaniel Schutta (Pivotal)
Average rating: ***..
(3.20, 5 ratings)
Every organization has at least a phalanx or two in the cloud. This is, understandably, changing the way we architect our systems. But your application portfolio is full of heritage systems that hail from the time before everything was as a service. Not all of those applications will make it to the valley beyond, so join Nathaniel Schutta for tips on grappling with your legacy portfolio. Read more.
1:55pm–2:05pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Nathaniel Schutta (Pivotal)
Average rating: ****.
(4.19, 16 ratings)
Nathaniel Schutta explains why an architect's job is to be a storyteller. Architects are essentially the Rosetta stone of an organization, providing translation services (or, as some would call it, the "elevator" between the executive suite and the development floors). The challenge lies in not only crafting a compelling message but doing so for wildly disparate audiences. Read more.