Engineering the Future of Software
18-19 October 2016: Training
19-21 October 2016: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Mark  Richards 

Mark  Richards 
Software Architect, Independent

Website | @markrichardssa

Mark Richards is an experienced, hands-on software architect focused on the architecture, design, and implementation of microservices architectures, service-oriented architectures, and distributed systems in J2EE and other technologies. He has been involved in the software industry since 1983 and has significant experience and expertise in application, integration, and enterprise architecture. Mark served as the president of the New England Java Users Group from 1999 to 2003. He is the author of numerous technical books and videos from O’Reilly, including Software Architecture Fundamentals (video), Enterprise Messaging (video), and Java Message Service (book), and a regular conference speaker at the No Fluff Just Stuff (NFJS) symposium series. Mark has spoken at over 100 conferences and user groups around the world on a variety of enterprise-related technical topics. He holds a master’s degree in computer science as well as numerous architect and developer certifications from IBM, Sun, the Open Group, and BEA.

Sessions

9:00–17:00 Tuesday & Wednesday, 18-19 October
Fundamentals
Location: Hilton Meeting Room 3-4
Mark  Richards  (Independent)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 6 ratings)
Being a software architect involves more than just drawing boxes and lines. It requires thinking like an architect, being a leader, and understanding the elements, patterns, and styles necessary to create effective software architectures. In a 2-day training course blending lecture and hands-on real-world group exercises, Mark Richards explores the many aspects of software architecture. Read more.
9:00–17:00 Wednesday, 19/10/2016
Fundamentals
Location: Hilton Meeting Room 3-4
Mark  Richards  (Independent)
Being a software architect involves more than just drawing boxes and lines. It requires thinking like an architect, being a leader, and understanding the elements, patterns, and styles necessary to create effective software architectures. In a 2-day training course blending lecture and hands-on real-world group exercises, Mark Richards explores the many aspects of software architecture. Read more.
9:05–9:20 Thursday, 20/10/2016
Location: King's Suite
Mark  Richards  (Independent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 24 ratings)
Mark Richards discusses the social, economic, and technology factors that have enabled the evolution of software architecture over the past three decades and explores what the future of software architecture might look like. Read more.