February 2008

February 20, 2008 - Model Driven Architecture for Java EE

Topic Summary

At the next SunJUG meeting, we will hear about Model Driven Architecture and preview the next version of a modeling tool for developing and deploying Java EE applications.

Our presenters and sponsors for this meeting, Skyway Software, will also be raffling off five $100 Best Buy gift cards, as well as providing food and refreshment.

About Skyway Software

Skyway Software provides an innovative solution that enables enterprise IT organizations to simplify the development and delivery of web-based applications. Our platform, Skyway Visual Workspace, includes Skyway Builder (a development tool to prototype, design, and build solutions) and Skyway Director (a deployment tool to generate and deploy solutions). Some of the world's largest enterprises rely on model-based Skyway Visual Workspace, and our iterative, enabling methodology Skyway Collaborative Software Delivery, to facilitate collaborative delivery of SOA-based JEE applications more quickly and more accurately than ever before. Solutions built with Skyway Visual Workspace are human-readable, fully scalable, and industry compliant. Read more at www.skywaysoftware.com.

Our Presenters

Jared Rodriguez, CTO and Founder

Mr. Rodriguez created the first internet marketplace software in 1996 when he was co-founder and CTO at TRADEX, a leading provider of e-marketplace software technology. After Ariba acquired TRADEX in the late 1990s, Rodriguez served as CTO at Ariba and a Principal of Armada Venture Capital Group, an early-stage venture capital firm. Rodriguez is an author of the Universal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDI) specification and is listed as 'one to watch' among InfoWorld's 2002 list of technology innovators. Along with former TRADEX colleagues Daniel Aegerter and Jack Kennedy, Rodriguez founded Skyway Software in November 2001.

Jack Kennedy, Founder & Vice President of Product Delivery

Mr. Kennedy co-founded Skyway Software along with Daniel Aegerter and Jared Rodriguez. Kennedy leads all phases of software development at Skyway Software. Before joining Skyway Software, Kennedy was a consulting architect for MarketMile, a leading e-procurement service provider. Kennedy served as Chief Architect of the Marketplace product for Ariba, following Ariba's acquisition of TRADEX. Kennedy earned a B.A. degree in Management of Information Systems from the University of South Florida.

The event will be hosted by FCCI Insurance Group. FCCI located at
6300 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34240, which is just east
of exit 213 off I75.
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Food and refreshments will be provided by Skyway Software

Meeting Schedule

6-7PM: Food and Networking
7PM - 9PM: Presentation