Microservices – building rapid capability with immense flexibility.

Thursday 26 May 2016

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Microservices – building rapid capability with immense flexibility.

The microservice architecture patterns comes with some exciting promises of faster delivery, business alignment, superior flexibility and list goes on. Although not required, if you combine microservices with cloud technologies like Azure, this approach starts to open some amazing opportunities with a lot of the magic handled by the Platform, not by the developer.

Mark is an Enterprise Architect, working with businesses on technology roadmaps and future state architectures. On these engagements, microservices are playing a key role in enabling IT and business transformation, addressing the common need of business agility.

On the road to a microservice implementation there are some very serious traps waiting for teams that are starting this journey. Mark will share his experiences and highlight the approaches he takes deliver an effective microservice implementation and how to avoid serious issues that can kill productivity and operational performance. Mark will also share how microservices are built and managed.


Thursday 26 May 2016

Gather for food and drinks at 5:45 PM
Presentation starting at 6:10 PM

QA Board Room
Level 2 Quadrangle Building A
Massey University Albany Campus

  • Catch up with North Shore .NET User Group members.
  • Have a bit of Pizza and a refreshment.
  • Come listen to Marks's talk about microservice architecture patterns.
  • Be in to win a Microsoft Press Book Voucher.


Our speaker is:

Mark Ashcroft

Mark Ashcroft

Mark Ashcroft is an Enterprise Architect in the Software and Integration Division of Datacom Systems Limited. He has over fifteen years’ experience working with a wide range of Microsoft and Oracle technologies.

Mark is currently working with large businesses across Australasia to help define strategic plans for their technology. This involves understanding the evolving technology landscape, the future needs of the business environment and managing the transition of existing architectures into an achievable multi-year plan.

Mark is actively engaged in Enterprise Architecture, Solution Design, Systems Integration and Performance Optimisation for Datacom Customers. He has worked across a broad spectrum of industries including; energy, health, agriculture, government, finance, insurance and retail.







Our Sponsors

The North Shore .NET User Group would like to thank our sponsors, for making this event happen.