Becca Refford

Philly ETE 2020 – Dan Pilone – Looking over the edge: Bridging the gaps between geospatial data, cloud computing, and local disaster response organizations

Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract In this talk we look at the challenges of making geospatial data accessible and rapidly consumable in disaster response scenarios. The wide variety and large volume of commercial and public data available in AWS coupled with scalable … Read More

Philly ETE 2020 – Christopher Oster – Powering Smart Homes at Scale

Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract In this talk, Christopher Oster (Chief Software Systems Architect at Lutron Electronics) will provide a deep dive into the challenges and architectural considerations required to build a highly secure, responsive and scalable IoT cloud connecting a million … Read More

Philly ETE 2020 – Brian LeRoux – Less, but better, serverless with OpenJS Architect

Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract OpenJS Architect is the fastest and simplest framework for rapidly building web applications with modern serverless primitives. Architect implements a high level infrastructure manifest file that generates standard AWS CloudFormation for deployment. Instead of wasting frustrating days … Read More

Philly ETE 2020 – Artem Chistyakov – Choosing Your Giants: Principles for Navigating the Landscape of Emerging Tech

Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract Functional or object-oriented, relational or schemaless, on-premises or entirely serverless: for better or worse, technology choices in software development remain mostly ideological. Whether we prefer to “stand on the shoulders of giants”, use “the right tool for … Read More

Lunch & Learn: AWS — Things I Learned the Hard Way

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a collection of nearly 200 services. They can be intimidating to the newcomer, and offer many opportunities for mistakes: some expensive, some just inconvenient. In this Lunch and Learn, our panel of AWS experts looked at some of the mistakes they made, and how they could have been avoided. Panelists … Read More

15 Minutes With: David Esterkin & Matt Gilbride

Chariot developers Matt Gilbride and David Esterkin are currently working on a product that handles terabyte scales of highly regulated, secure data from clinical trials that must be fully HIPAA compliant. Sometimes this data is so confidential that they can’t even see or access it. So how does HIPAA compliance change the way software developers have to do their job?