Engineering the Future of Software
Feb 25–26, 2018: Training
Feb 26–28, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Schedule: Sponsored sessions

1:15pm–2:05pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Beekman Parlor
Bhavana Srinivas (PubNub)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 6 ratings)
Bhavana Srinivas explores the future of messaging applications and explains how serverless technology and cognitive systems are transforming the way we build communication apps, from chatbots to programmable networks. Join in to learn why businesses and products alike will be built on chat apps and how chat apps are changing software architectures altogether. Read more.
1:15pm–2:05pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Sutton South
Rouven Wessling (Contentful), Andrew Kumar (TELUS Digital)
TELUS digital—the in-house agency for Canadian telecommunications company TELUS—recently created a new content platform that enables team members to easily add, update, and deliver content across all their digital properties. Rouven Wessling offers an overview of the platform and explains why TELUS digital chose a content infrastructure over traditional CMS options. Read more.
2:15pm–3:05pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Sutton North
JP Robinson (New York Times)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Over the course of 2017, the API traffic of the New York Times crossword tripled. At the same time, a very small team of engineers managed to migrate its platform from a PHP monolith on Amazon Web Services to a suite of Go microservices on Google Cloud Platform. JP Robinson explains how his team was able to make the migration with zero downtime while cutting infrastructure costs in half. Read more.
2:15pm–3:05pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Beekman Parlor
Sarah LeBlanc (ThoughtWorks), Hany Elemary (ThoughtWorks)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Join Sarah LeBlanc and Hany Elemary for a unique talk where data science meets DevOps culture. Sarah and Hany explain how to put machine learning fraud detection models into production, using data science algorithms to drive effective models. Along the way, they explain how a global corporation is creating an extensible platform for more than just application fraud. Read more.
2:15pm–3:05pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Sutton South
Benjamin Link (Indeed)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Benjamin Link walks you through how Indeed implements its data science full stack models, from labeling data, performing analysis, and generating features to building and validating a model, creating infrastructure, deploying a model, and monitoring a solution. Benjamin also explains how these techniques are applicable across a broad set of domains. Read more.
3:50pm–4:40pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Beekman Parlor
Ike Nassi (TidalScale)
Ike Nassi explores the implications that software-defined servers will have on application and computing infrastructure. Read more.
3:50pm–4:40pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Sutton South
John Kodumal (LaunchDarkly)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 4 ratings)
John Kodumal explores the concept of feature management and explains how it can be applied in the DevOps space. Read more.
4:50pm–5:40pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Beekman Parlor
Philippe Guerin (CAST Software)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 6 ratings)
Philippe Guerin demonstrates how to transform a monolithic application into a microservices application while tracking the change of the transformation and balancing the loss of performance or stability of your application with the introduction of the new layers. Read more.
1:15pm–2:05pm Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Location: Beekman Parlor
Rene Bostic (IBM Cloud)
René Bostic details how software architects of the digital economy are leveraging cloud technology to drive business transformation for success. Join in to learn how the cloud can make your business more resilient, enable new workloads, and ensure the balance between innovation and stability. Read more.
2:15pm–3:05pm Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Location: Beekman Parlor
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Whether you’re modernizing an application monolith or developing a new cloud-native application, it's no longer a question of whether or not to use microservices. Instead, the challenge facing many architects is deciding what technologies to use in their applications. Andrew Hately details the best combination of cloud services and tools to use to get the right results. Read more.
3:50pm–4:40pm Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Location: Beekman Parlor
Cassandra Shum (ThoughtWorks), Rosemary Wang (Thoughtworks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Cassandra Shum and Rosemary Wang detail what you need to know when moving from an on-premises platform to the public cloud, moving beyond the technical architecture and patterns to explore the pitfalls when migrating. Read more.