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

Mark Richards
Independent Consultant, Self-employed

Website

Mark Richards is an experienced hands-on software architect involved in the architecture, design, and implementation of microservices architectures, service-oriented architectures, and distributed systems. He’s been in the software industry since 1983 and has significant experience and expertise in application, integration, and enterprise architecture. Mark is the founder of Developertoarchitect.com, a website devoted to helping developers in the journey to software architect. He’s the author of numerous O’Reilly technical books and videos, including several books on microservices, the Software Architecture Fundamentals video series, Enterprise Messaging video series, Java Message Service, second edition, and a contributing author to 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know. Mark has a master’s degree in computer science and numerous architect and developer certifications from IBM, Sun Microsystems, The Open Group, and Oracle. He’s spoken at hundreds of conferences and user groups around the world on a variety of enterprise-related technical topics.

Sessions

9:00–17:00 Tuesday & Wednesday, 18-19 October
Fundamentals
Location: Hilton Meeting Room 3-4
Mark Richards (Self-employed)
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 (Self-employed)
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 (Self-employed)
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.