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Session: SOA From the Trenches: Confessions of a Practitioner
Speakers: Jeremy Lock, IT Manager,British Energy , Sohel Aziz,AVP and Head - Technology Consulting, EMEA, Infosys Technologies
Date: March 22, 2007
Time: 1445-1510 GMT
Venue: Radisson SAS Portman Hotel, London.
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Service-oriented architecture promises an architectural strategy to ensure that the IT infrastructure that supports the business is agile, flexible and cost-effective. British Energy embraced this architectural strategy for a large internal business change program and realized that the strategy for execution is not just about enterprise service buses, service repositories and registries, WSDL, BPM and BAM.
Jeremy Lock and Sohel Aziz will talk about the impact of SOA on an IT organization's people, processes and technology. They will discuss some of the key challenges in SOA adoption and what companies need to look out for while dealing with "SOA from the trenches".
Jeremy Lock has been an IT Manager in British Energy since 1997. In 2001, he managed the investment program that created the trading systems capability that transitioned British Energy from the pool into the New Electricity Trading Arrangements (NETA). Jeremy has a background in the nuclear industry. He has held various mechanical, process, and C&I design and implementation roles. He has produced key safety cases to support operation of nuclear refueling systems and spent a significant period directly supporting the CEO of the utility during the privatization and creation of British Energy and its early months of operation in the private sector.
Sohel Aziz is the AVP and Head - Technology Consulting, EMEA, Infosys Technologies Ltd. He has extensive experience in business-technology alignment, technology strategy advisory, technology business case development, and technology program management and analysis. He has lead and facilitated the development and execution of technology-enabled business transformation strategies using offshore delivery models. Sohel's current focus areas are enterprise architecture and effective governance models for business-IT alignment. He is working to formalize the impact of Web 2.0 technologies on the way we think about enterprise architecture.
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