Engineering the Future of Software
Feb 3–4, 2019: Training
Feb 4–6, 2019: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Schedule: Enterprise architecture sessions

2:15pm–3:05pm Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Location: Trianon Ballroom
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Overview
Jonny LeRoy (ThoughtWorks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.12, 16 ratings)
Jonny LeRoy details two architectural failure modes: hierarchical command and control from ivory tower architects with strict approvals and rigorous control gates, and chaos with every team doing whatever they want with close to zero governance. Jonny then explores the "Goldilocks" zone that ensures organizational risks and opportunities are handled while giving teams as much autonomy as possible. Read more.
4:50pm–5:40pm Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Location: Sutton Center/Sutton South
Secondary topics:  Overview
Gregor Hohpe (Google Cloud)
Average rating: ****.
(4.90, 20 ratings)
Architects in large enterprises are often seen as ivory tower residents far detached from reality. Large-scale IT transformation across a vast inventory of applications and business units puts an entirely different and much more exciting spin on enterprise architecture. Gregor Hohpe takes a serious but lighthearted look at the role of enterprise architects in modern IT organizations. Read more.
1:15pm–2:05pm Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Location: Grand Ballroom West
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Framework-focused
Eben Hewitt (Sabre)
Average rating: ***..
(3.65, 17 ratings)
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. You'll also learn how to incorporate design thinking principles and work effectively with Agile teams. Read more.
1:15pm–2:05pm Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Location: Sutton Center/Sutton South
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Overview
Diana Montalion (Mentrix Group)
Average rating: ***..
(3.14, 7 ratings)
Modern content "management" systems are as conceptually challenging as they are technically difficult. Architecting them isn’t (strictly) AWS configuring or software solutioning now. The work requires an evolution from strategic planning to collaborative strategic thinking. Diana Montalion explores "archistructure": enabling everyone to engage with the parts through the lens of the whole. Read more.
3:50pm–4:40pm Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Location: Sutton Center/Sutton South
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Case Study
Jonathan Moore (Comcast Cable)
Average rating: ****.
(4.70, 10 ratings)
How can a large software organization strike a balance between gaining leverage from the use of common technologies and empowering teams to make their own decisions? Jon Moore outlines the Architecture Guild framework Comcast uses to try to thread this needle. Read more.