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Effective enterprise architecture

Eben Hewitt (Sabre)
1:15pm–2:05pm Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Enterprise architecture
Location: Grand Ballroom West
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Framework-focused
Average rating: ***..
(3.65, 17 ratings)

Who is this presentation for?

  • Architects of all stripes, tech leads, senior developers, and managers



Prerequisite knowledge

  • Experience as a senior developer or architect working on software projects

What you'll learn

  • Learn a holistic approach to architecture that explains how to bring business architecture, information architecture, data architecture, and application (software) architecture together to have the best chance for your system’s success
  • Explore a practical set of architecture practices to create winning technical architectural guidance
  • Understand how architecture works effectively with development teams, management, and product management teams through the value chain
  • Get usable templates you can start incorporating into your teams immediately


Eben Hewitt shares a holistic approach to enterprise architecture that explains how to bring business architecture, information architecture, data architecture, application architecture, and infrastructure architecture together into a comprehensive design. Eben also demonstrates how to incorporate design thinking principles and work effectively with Agile teams, how architecture can work together with development teams and product management teams, and how to usher your architecture successfully through the value chain. You’ll leave with a practical set of architecture practices that will help you create winning technical architectural designs and communicate them effectively, along with a set of usable templates you can start using immediately to achieve success in your organization.

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Eben Hewitt


Eben Hewitt is chief technology officer at Sabre Hospitaility, a multibillion-dollar global software company serving the travel industry. Previously, he was chief architect and vice president of product development at Sabre, CTO at one of the world’s largest hotel companies, and the CIO of O’Reilly Media. He has also been a book series editor. Eben is the author of several technical books published by O’Reilly, including Semantic Software Design, Technology Strategy Patterns, Cassandra: The Definitive Guide and Java SOA Cookbook, and a number of other software development books and technical articles. Eben is an award-winning software architect and has been an invited speaker at technology conferences around the world.