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Wednesday February 12th, 2014

Architectural Case Studies - by Ken Sipe
There is nothing better than looking at real-world examples to understand project failures and project successes. This session is intended to be an open conversation, based closely to a birds of a feature (BOF) session, however it will have a series of "that happened to me" topics throughout discussed from the perspective of technology. Discussed will be a clients dating back from 2005. The actually client and there name will not be revealed, but the industry, the contraints and some of the outcomes will.

Ken has worked with Fortune 500 companies to small startups in the roles of developer, designer, application architect and enterprise architect. Ken's current focus is on enterprise system automation and continuous delivery systems. Ken is an international speaker on the subject of software engineering speaking at conferences such as JavaOne, JavaZone, Jax-India, and The Strange Loop. He is a regular speaker with NFJS where he is best known for his architecture and security hacking talks. In 2009, Ken was honored by being awarded the JavaOne Rockstar Award at JavaOne in SF, California and the JavaZone Rockstar Award at JavaZone in Oslo, Norway as the top ranked speaker.


5:00 - 5:30 Social including food and drinks.
5:30 - 7:00 Presentation


American Family Insurance

American Family is located at 6000 American Parkway. Take Hwy 151 north from the Interstate. Exit right onto American Parkway. Turn left onto American Family Drive. Take the first right into the Event Parking Lot. Park in visitor surface parking lot 2 on the left before the parking structure. The auditorium is located in the "A Building". Attached is the map showing where to park.
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