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SATURN 2017 Presentations

May 2017 Presentation

Presentations from the program of SATURN 2017 (May 1-4, 2017, in Denver, Colorado)


Software Engineering Institute



In 2017, the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference celebrated its 13th year. As the premier software architecture conference for senior engineers, SATURN 2017 offered keynotes and sessions on both essential skills and cutting-edge methods for software architects.
Sessions and presentations included:
  • Agile Architecture and Design, Pradyumn Sharma
  • A Hands-on Introduction to Docker, Len Bass
  • A Method for Business Function Allocation and Interface Definition in System-of-Systems Architecture, Andrzej Knafel
  • An In-Depth Look at Event Sourcing with Command Query Responsibility Segregation, Sebastian von Conrad
  • Architecture Decision Records in Action, Michael Keeling and Joe Runde
  • Automate ALL the Things: Taking Advantage of Free Tools to Automate Your End-to-End Release Pipelines, Avantika Mathur
  • Beyond Bitcoin: What to Do with Blockchain?, Nelson Petracek
  • Blending Product Thinking with Architecture, Joel Tosi
  • Building Smarter Apps with Cognitive APIs, Pavel Veller
  • Case Studies of Enterprise IT Governance Models for Maturity Assessment of Architectures and Frameworks, Siva Muthu
  • CD for DBs: Database Deployment Strategies, Christopher Fulton
  • Cloud Detour: Resiliency Testing Tool for Cloud Resources, Sathiya Shunmugasundaram and Gnani Dathathreya
  • Cloud-Native Development, Cloud-Nomadic Deployment, Topher Bullock
  • Component Systems in the Field: Integrating and Controlling System Services Easily Using Connectors, Joachim Fröhlich, Florian Krautwurm, and Markus Lachenmayr
  • Continuously Validating Architectures in an Agile-Centric World, Erder Murat and Pierre Pureur
  • Crowdsourcing Software Architecture: The Distributed Architect, Stefan Toth
  • Customer Experience Architecture, Hands On, Bett Bollhoefer
  • Deliver Fast with Confidence, Joseph Yoder
  • DevOps, Architecture, and Security in a Cloud, Greg Shevchenko and Paul Dudeck
  • Django & Twitter Bootstrap in the Workplace: Build 'em Fast and Furious, Eliezer Kanal
  • Enterprise IT: How to Avoid Mediocrity, Jørn Ølmheim
  • EventStorming: Collaborative Learning for Complex Domains, Paul Rayner
  • From REST to gRPC: An API Evolution Story, Michael Keeling and Joe Runde
  • Functional Programming Invades Architecture, George Fairbanks
  • Get Management Attention and Transform Your Software: Communicating Architecture with Value Proposition Design, Thijmen de Gooijer
  • Going Serverless: Building Production Applications Without Managing Infrastructure, Christopher Phillips
  • High-Performance Multi-Threaded Immutable Store for C++, Adi Levin
  • How to Gain Influence as a Software Architect, Adi Levin
  • How to Perform a Rapid Assessment of Any Software Architecture, Tim Kertis
  • Is Your Project in Trouble on System Performance?, Charles Chow
  • Keep CALM and Architect On: An Architect's Role in DevOps, Terri Potts and Eric Ort
  • (Keynote) Software Is Details, Kevlin Henney
  • (Keynote) There Is No Such Thing as a Microservice!, Chris Richardson
  • (Linda Northrop Software Architecture Award Keynote) Visual Architecting, Ruth Malan
  • Love Your Architecture II, Paulo Merson
  • Making the Switch to "Serverless" Full-Stack Development, David Aktary
  • Microservices and Docker at Scale: The PB&J of Modern Application Delivery, Avantika Mathur
  • Microservices in the Cloud Using Kubernetes, Docker, and Jenkins, Kurt Stam
  • Pragmatic Architecture, Today, Bart Blommaerts
  • Quality Metrics: Nutritional Labels for Code, G. Ann Campbell
  • Real-Life SOA Transformation: A Journey at Rackspace from Monolithic to SOA and Beyond, Marco Cuellar and Yogeshwar Srikrishnan
  • Refactoring with Cognitive Complexity: The New Option for Measuring Understandability, G. Ann Campbell
  • Reliable Statements About a Fault-Tolerant X-by-Wire eCar, Joachim Fröhlich, Florian Krautwurm, and Stefan Rothbauer
  • Safety and Security in Mission-Critical IoT Systems, Einar Landre
  • Smelling Out a Bad Security Culture, Harald Wesenberg
  • Story of an Architect Growing up in Mr. Agile's Neighborhood, Amine Chigani
  • The Influential Architect: Succeeding at Scale Among Fully Autonomous Teams, Sebastian von Conrad
  • The Life and Times of an Architecture: Architectural Decision Making Throughout the Solution Life Cycle, Eltjo Poort
  • Turning Projects into Products and Wind into Profit, or How GE Renewables Was Transformed into a Cloud SaaS Provider, Arila Barnes
  • Ultimate Architecture Enforcement: Write Your Own Rules and Enforce Them Continuously, Paulo Merson