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Marketing Made Lean
11/3/2014 8:00 AM - 11/24/2014 12:00 PM
Waupaca Regional Center Waupaca United States
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The FVTC Venture Center Team has developed Marketing Made Lean, a four-part, 16-hour marketing series for micro and small businesses. Marketing Made Lean will enable you to gain and retain customers while increasing sales and profit.

Online Training On Social Media Trends Best Practices and Compliance for Healthcare Professionals
9/25/2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online Event phoenix United States
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This 50-minute webinar for health care professionals will focus on navigating and complying in the social media world.

Dynamic APIs and Dynamic Schemas The Secrets of Building Inherently Flexible Software
9/23/2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Online seminar Fremont, California United States
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Overview: The central technical challenge for Agile Architecture is how to achieve functionality and performance without having to trade off flexibility. The context for these central patterns of Agile Architecture is the concept of architecting at a dynamic level of abstraction above the logical level of contracted APIs and data schemas.

At this dynamic level, there are the central patterns that are essential to resolving the fundamental compromise of distributed computing:

Dynamic Coupling. Tightly coupled interfaces require detailed knowledge of both sides of a distributed computing interaction, and any change on one side might break the other. Contracted interfaces introduce loose coupling, but at the expense of a static interface. With dynamic coupling, interface differences are resolved dynamically at run time.

Dynamic Schemas. Neither the WSDL files that specify Web Services, nor the URIs, HTTP verbs, and Internet Media Types that specify RESTful APIs adequately contract the message semantics for any interaction. Dynamic schemas abstract all semantic metadata in a consistent way, relying once again upon the integration engine to resolve these dynamic schemas for each interaction at run time.

Extreme Late Binding. SOA registries ended up doing little more than resolving endpoint references at run time, similar to the way DNS resolves domain names - in other words, they provided late binding. Such late binding adds some flexibility to an interaction, but typically at the expense of performance. Today, however, dynamic coupling and dynamic schemas enable any client to discover at run time all the metadata it requires to interact with any endpoint, without sacrificing performance - what we call extreme late binding.

Put these architectural principles together and you have an approach for building inherently flexible software, even in a complicated distributed computing environment.

Why should you attend: The central challenge of distributed computing is how to get your various distributed bits to communicate with each other properly. Since those distributed components are typically heterogeneous, we must somehow come up with a common means of establishing interaction among components everybody can agree on. Yet, once we do that, we've necessarily compromised on flexibility, because changing how our components interact is a difficult, complex endeavor. This problem pervades the entire history of APIs, from remote procedure calls to Web Services to RESTful APIs and everything in between. We must somehow contract interfaces in order to abstract the underlying functionality, yet the very act of introducing such contracts is a compromise, since the interface itself now lacks flexibility.

Areas Covered in the Session:

Review of Web Services and RESTful APIs

Limitations of contracted interfaces

Challenges of document style services

Challenges of custom media types

Meta, Dynamic, and Logical abstractions

Data, metadata, and code at the Meta level

Working with abstract models

The role of the business agility platform

Agent-Oriented Architecture

Capabilities vs. Affordances

Implementing dynamic coupling

Implementing dynamic schemas

The role of extreme late binding

Who Will Benefit:

Enterprise Architects

Integration Architects

Software architects

Integration engineers

SOA specialists

Software developers

System Architects

Solution Architects

IT managers

Speaker Profile:

Jason Bloomberg is the leading expert on Digital Transformation through architecting agility for the enterprise. As president of Intellyx, Mr. Bloomberg brings his years of thought leadership in the areas of Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Service-Oriented Architecture to a global clientele of business executives, architects, software vendors, and Cloud service providers looking to achieve technology-enabled business agility across their organizations and for their customers. His latest book, The Agile Architecture Revolution (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), sets the stage for Mr. Bloomberg’s groundbreaking Agile Architecture vision.

Oktane 14
11/10/2014 9:00 AM - 11/12/2014
Westin St. Francis Hotel San Francisco, California United States
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Oktane14 is the ultimate conference for today’s user-centric IT professionals. This year’s conference is designed to share major updates in the Okta service, explore cloud best practices with industry experts and discuss the impact of new trends in IT.

Energizing Health 2014 San Francisco
12/5/2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
TBD San Francisco, California United States
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2day Inperson Seminar on Combination Products How to Get Your Combination Product Approved
10/30/2014 9:00 AM - 10/31/2014 6:00 PM
Courtyard San Francisco Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront San Francisco, California United States
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This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the FDA Combination Product system. Participants receive a foundation of knowledge about the FDA Office of Combination Products, the FDA Combination Product system, Combination Product submissions, and the scientific and regulatory principles involved.

ONTRApalooza
10/1/2014 9:00 AM - 10/3/2014 6:00 PM
Lobero Theater Santa barbara, California United States
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ONTRApalooza is for the dreamers, the doers, the risk-takers and passionate innovators who devote everything they've got to building something remarkable that makes a real difference. ONTRApalooza is where your inner rockstar comes to jam with like-minded leaders, builders, and creators... on the sunny beaches of Southern California.

ConvergeFL 2014
11/7/2014 8:00 AM - 11/9/2014 6:00 PM
TBD Jacksonville, Florida United States
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ConvergeFL 2014 is back in Jacksonville, FL once again. Join us for two days of discovery, inspiration and know-how.

Free CoWorking Day
10/1/2014 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
CoWork Jax Jacksonville, Florida United States
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Every first Wednesday of the month, CoWork Jax invites everyone to join us for a day free coworking.

Free CoWorking Day
10/1/2014 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
CoWork Jax Jacksonville, Florida United States
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Every first Wednesday of the month, CoWork Jax invites everyone to join us for a day free coworking.

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