Speaking at Global Integration Boot camp

On a previous episode of #MiddlewareFriday I talked about a global integration event occurring on Saturday, March 25th 2017.  Happy to announce that I will be speaking at the New York meetup which is being held at the Microsoft Technology Center near Times Square. This is my second opportunity to speak at the MTC and am very much looking forward to it. The FREE event … Continue reading Speaking at Global Integration Boot camp

2016 Year in Review, Looking Ahead to 2017

It is that time of year where I like to reflect back on what the previous year has brought and also set my bearings for the road ahead.  If you are interested in reading my 2015 recap, you can find it here. Personal 2016 was a milestone birthdate for myself and my twin brother. In order to celebrate, and try to deny getting old for … Continue reading 2016 Year in Review, Looking Ahead to 2017

Speaking at Microsoft Ignite

With everything now confirmed, I am happy to report that I will be speaking at Microsoft’s largest conference, Ignite, in September in Atlanta, Georgia. I will be sharing the stage with John Taubensee from the Azure Service Bus team.  We will be talking about some real world messaging scenarios.  Service Bus and Event Hubs are important pillars in our Integration strategy at TransAlta so I … Continue reading Speaking at Microsoft Ignite

Hybrid Connectivity with Logic Apps and API Apps

Note: This blog post was written in early July, 2016 against preview bits.  The tools and techniques used in this post are bound to change. In a previous blog post (Using Azure AD Authentication between Logic Apps and Azure API Apps ) I discussed a hybrid scenario where I wanted to expose on-premises data to an Azure Logic App, via an Azure API App). In … Continue reading Hybrid Connectivity with Logic Apps and API Apps

The Current State of iPaaS

In addition to my day job of being an Enterprise Architect at an Energy company in Calgary, I also write for InfoQ.  Writing for InfoQ allows me to explore many areas of Cloud and engage with many thought leaders in the business.  Recently, I had the opportunity to host a Virtual Panel on Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). Participating in this panel was: Dan … Continue reading The Current State of iPaaS