[ajug-announce] AJUG Meeting - April 17, 2012 @ 7:00pm - What is an Architect, and How Do I Become One
gunnar at hillert.com
Fri Apr 13 09:47:08 EDT 2012
This is your friendly reminder that the *April AJUG Meeting* is here! This
is the first meeting after DevNexus and I would like to thank everyone who
attended DevNexus!! We had 650 attendees at this completely sold out event.
I hope we will see you all in 2013 and we should the dates for that event
soon. With that said, we have an AJUG meeting just days aways.
We are pleased to have *David A. Lane *and *Burk Hufnagel *host a panel
discussion on *What is an Architect, and How Do I Become One? A discussion
on Architects and Architecture.* Thus, please join us for this month's
meeting on *Tuesday, April 17*.
This month's meeting details:
*When:* April 17, 2012 @ 7:00pm -
*Where:* *Holiday Inn Select Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody
*4386 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30341
*Who:* Panel with David A. Lane and Burk Hufnagel
*What:* What is an Architect, and How Do I Become One? A discussion on
Architects and Architecture.
Is there a real difference between a Senior Developer and an Architect?
And how do Developers become Architects? Do you just have to be even better
at delivering software, or are there other skills to learn? Given that this
talk is being hosted by two members of the International Association of
Software Architects, you can bet that we believe there is a difference and
there is a difference in skill sets. If you’re interested in going deeper
into the topic and learning more, please joins us for an interactive
*David A. Lane*
David A. Lane is a V.P. and Senior Architect within Architect within
SunTrust Bank’s Enterprise Architecture Practice focusing on Corporate
Systems – back end systems which support all that it takes to run a bank.
Areas such as Risk, Compliance, Audit, Finance, HR, Marketing and related
systems. He has been with SunTrust since 1998 serving in many capacities
from Developer, SME, PM, System Admin to Solution Architect. Prior to
joining SunTrust I worked as a developer and network admin for various
Novell, Microsoft and Unix networks. Have overseen small and large projects
involving J2EE, .NET, mainframe and vended solutions. I am also a certified
Project Management Professional (PMP). Served serve on the Global IASA
Board of Education volunteering on both the Architect Training (ATC) and
Bylaws Committees which worked to define the Architecture profession along
with accompanying IASA training curriculum and certifications. Currently I
am one of the founding members of the IASA Atlanta Chapter and have served
on its board since its official inception over four years ago (having
served in every officer position).
Burk Hufnagel is a Solution architect with Research In Motion, working with
Business, Development, Operations, and QA teams, to deliver better software
faster. Burk is currently on the Board of Directors for AJUG and the
Atlanta chapter of the International Association of Software Architects.
Like David, he is a founding member of the chapter and has been on the
Board since it began.
Burk is certified by Sun as a Java Programmer, Developer, and JEE 5
Enterprise Architect, and a contributing author to the O’Reilly books “97
Things Every Programmer Should Know” and “97 Things Every Software
Architect Should Know”. In 2010, Burk was voted a JavaOne Rock Star for his
talk on User Experience Anti-Patterns.
*Our Annual Sponsors (Thank you!):*
- 4t Networks (http://www.4tvirtual.com)
- Anteo Group (http://www.anteogroup.com)
- Apex Systems (http://www.apexsystemsinc.com/)
- GCA and Oracle University (http://www.gca.net/oracle)
- inComm (http://www.incomm.com/)
- Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) (https://www.theice.com/careers.jhtml)
- JBoss (http://www.jboss.com)
- SpringSource, a division of VMware (http://www.springsource.com/)
- The Intersect Group (http://www.theintersectgroup.com)
- Terracotta (http://www.terracotta.org/)
- Turner (http://www.turnerjobs.com/)
*Holiday Inn Select Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody
4386 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30341
Phone: (770) 457-6363
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