Delivering student enrolment services within in short timescale often challenges the best development teams. To complicate delivery, the college was adopting their first live SOA implementation and new Agile delivery processes. A flexible and adaptable SOA infrastructure was required to reduce risk and maximize success.
Head of Nexus, JISC Advance.
Sharlene has a wealth of experience in Programme, Operations and Business Management in both the Public and Private Sectors.
Her collaborative approach has underpinned Business and Operational Continuous Service Improvements through Change delivering benefits to Organisations.
She has successfully led major Technology and Systems Integration Business Improvement and Shared Services Programmes for Public Sector organisations such as Borders Agency, NHS, MoD and Education.
This experience extends to private companies such as AEAT and BT where Customer Service Excellence and Product improvement were critical to sustainability.
Technical Business Analyst,JISC Advance.
Vipul has a wealth of experience as a Solutions Architect, Business Analyst and Technology Consultant in both the Public and Private Sectors.
He has both led and been a key player in many business transformation projects and delivered benifits to organisations such as the BBC, Aviva and Equifax.
His main focus now is Big Data and SOA based solutions leveraging open source technologies.
In this session, Roger will present a the construction of a cryptographic services platform using WSO2 middleware, and how the platform delivers security mediation between a Liferay Portal and a Certification Authority or Crypto Service Provider.
IT Consultant, Konosys.
Roger CARHUATOCTO and Mikel ASLA have over 12 years of experience as IT Consultants and Critical System Architects. Roger and Mikel blends his experience in Computer Security and Identity Management with his passion for Free and Open Source technology. Roger and Mikel, now part of a business initiative called KONOSYS where combines and integrates technologies such as e-DNI, IdM, SSO, Liferay Portal, Alfresco ECM, BPM and SOA technologies in several Projects in Spain.
Find out in this session how a few enthusiastic geeks managed to overcome various challenges, in a very short period of time, to demonstrate that enterprise grade middleware, does not necessarily have to be bulky, heavy weight or require large amounts of memory and processing power.
Director, Architecture, WSO2 Inc.
Afkham Azeez joined WSO2 in December 2005, and he has served as director of architecture since 2011. In this role, he drives efforts focused on the development and enhancement of WSO2 middleware.
Azeez is an elected member of the Apache Software Foundation and also a Project Management Committee member and long-time committer for a number of projects. He specializes in distributed computing, highly available and scalable applications, Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE) technologies, and service-oriented architecture.
Software Architect, WSO2 Inc.
Lakmal joined WSO2 as a Software Architect and works with the Cloud Technology team, focusing on the WSO2 Stratos Platform-as-a- Service. (PaaS).
Lakmal has more than 11 years of industry experience. In 2005, Lakmal co-founded the thinkCube, the pioneers in developing the next generation of Collaborative Cloud Computing products that are tailored towards Telecom operators. He oversaw the overall engineering process and focussed special attention to scalability and service delivery of thinkCube solutions.
Software Architect, WSO2 Inc.
Sumedha Rubasinghe joined the WSO2 in November 2006. He is a software architect and chair of the data technologies management committee, who focuses on development of the WSO2 Carbon Core, WSO2 Data Services, WSO2 Governance Registry, WSO2 Business Activity Monitor, and WSO2 API Manager. Sumedha has contributed to the successful implementation of data, SAP and repository-based integration projects, as well many WSO2 QuickStart development consulting engagements. Sumedha is an active committer with the Apache Axis2 project.
In this session, Prabath will discuss the patterns, best practices and threats associated with enterprise grade identity and security models. He will further explore how standards, such as WS-Security, WS-Trust, SAML2, XACML, SCIM, OAuth2 and OpenID have come to define the ‘best-fit’ security model.
Senior Architect, WSO2 Inc.
Prabath Siriwardena joined WSO2 in November 2007. He is an architect and chair of the integration technologies management committee, focusing on application security and identity management. In addition to his product development efforts, Prabath has provided technology consulting on customer engagements, working on the integration of OpenID support.
Prabath is an Apache Project Management Committee member involved in the Apache Rampart and Axis projects. He also has more than three years industry experience in Microsoft .NET technologies.
In this session, Diogenes Adriano Rizotto Justo will describe the SOA platform selection process, WSO2 product challenges and benefits experienced, security issue resolution, and successful production deployment.
IT Manager, Banco Indusval & Partners.
With over 16 years of industry experience, DiÃ³genes is an IT Systems and Project Manager for the Banco Indusval & Partners, a Brazilian bank focused in middle and corporate segments. He holds an MSc in economics and is a qualified project manager with PMP credentials. An expert mathematician, DiÃ³genes wrote his first algorithm when he was 9 just for fun!
In this keynote address, Eben Upton, founder and trustee of Raspberry Pi Foundation, talks about how devices such as Raspberry Pi, which package high-performance SoCs in an affordable, easy to integrate form factor, make it much easier for even small organizations to compete.
Founder and Trustee, Raspberry Pi Foundation
Eben Upton is the founder and trustee of Raspberry Pi Foundation, a non-profit supported by the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory and Broadcom. The Foundation’s aim is to promote the study of computer science and related topics. Mr. Upton is responsible for the software and hardware architecture of the Raspberry Pi, a single-board computer designed to stimulate the teaching of basic computer science in schools. He also is a technical director and ASIC architect at Broadcom, and he previously was a director of studies in computer science at St. John’s College, Cambridge.
In this session Chris will describe benefits gained by:
- Publishing managed APIs for consumption within your organization.
- Establishing API manager and publisher roles to foster API adoption.
- Extending the service governance registry to encourage cross-team (or cross-department) communication, coordination and collaboration.
- Overcoming common SOA anti-patterns of ‘Not Invented Here’ (NIH) and ‘Build, and Build Again’ by using an API Store.
- Following an API roadmap focused on increasing service re-use and enhancing IT business value.
VP, Technology Evangelism, WSO2 Inc.
Chris Haddad joined WSO2 as vice president of technology evangelism in 2011. In this role, Chris is raising visibility, awareness, and knowledge of the unique advantages provided by WSO2′s lean, fully componentized, open source middleware for on-premise and the cloud.
Chris works closely with developers, architects, or C-level executives to increase WSO2 technology adoption, improve the middleware platform, and maximize customer value. He also works closely with WSO2′s engineering team to define the product roadmaps for WSO2′s Carbon and Stratos platforms.
In this session, Mifan will present project requirements, illustrate the eLG SaaS architecture, and explain how WSO2 Stratos, WSO2 Identity Server, WSO2 BAM, and WSO2 BPS where composed to deliver a island-wide citizen and government service user store, enterprise-wide business analytics and auditing, and customized tenant specific workflows. Mifan will describe main architectural sensitivity points in relation to government systems, and the unique requirements that need to be handled to adhere to the existing government processes and re-engineered workflows.
Mifan Careem is an ICT entrepreneur. He is Director/CTO at Respere, a company specializing in Humanitarian Solutions, and a Director of Sahana, the disaster management system project. He is also an Enterprise Architect, GIS consultant and a contributor to many Open Source projects. Mifan is the lead software architect of the national initiative to design and build a cloud based eGovernment solution for the local government bodies in Sri Lanka. Mifan is a neogeographer, and specializes in mobile computing, Enterprise Architecture, Business Intelligence, Disaster Management and GIS.
Developing a complex system that integrates many external services is not just a matter of choosing the right technology, but requires also to properly the technology. This session will present two SOA systems that have been successfully deployed into production during the last year.
Alberto Lagna is Chief Technology Officer at Biznology srl, a SOA consulting company. He works as Software architect, Technical Leader and Mentor. He has 20 years of experience in the design and development of Enterprise Application based on JEE, XML and on the integration of complex systems (he started in C++ with CORBA and now in java applying the SOA approach). He teaches courses on the JEE platform and BPM(N). He promotes the the use of free software, supports the open source movement.
In a joint presentation the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and Yenlo, business partner of WSO2 for the Benelux, explore how WSO2 provides an ideal solution for government organizations to reduce costs, improve efficiency and share solutions with other government organizations.
Enterprise Architect, Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment
Stephen Oostenbrink works as enterprise architect for the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment (IenM) in the Netherlands. He is responsible for the service oriented architecture, integration and API strategy. Stephen advises policy makers how to incorporate information technology in legislation to simplify and optimize the execution. With relentless energy and drive to make a change, he raises awareness and drives adoption of service oriented architecture and new technologies.
Previously Stephen worked for Accenture where he worked mainly in the retail, aviation, automotive and utilities markets, advising clients in the area of strategy, business and IT alignment and architecture.
Stephen is a member of the Dutch government interoperability board which advises the Dutch government on interoperability standards. He enjoys inspiring others and sharing his experience by speaking on the subjects of enterprise architecture and service oriented architecture.