Danny Brian

Danny Brian

Distinguished VP Analyst
Analyst Danny Brian covers presentation layer technologies, tools and techniques - the stuff people interact with on endpoint devices, and the ways to make it great. A coder at heart, he takes a hands-on approach by actively developing solutions to demonstrate the guidance he provides to clients. This guidance applies to web application architecture, mobile app development, language and framework selection, testing, and best practices for improving the user experience (UX) of resulting apps and applications.
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Tuesday, May 03, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT
Keynote: You Are a Designer (You Just Don’t Know It Yet)

Design is the act of planning, creating, executing or building something according to a strategic plan. Looking at design from this holistic perspective reveals a profound truth: everyone in a digital business is a designer. This presentation establishes design as the “connective tissue” that aligns research, insights, ideas, strategies, processes, architectures, technologies and experiences to achieve optimal business results.

Tuesday, May 03, 2022 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM EDT
Case Study Roundtable: Case Study Roundtable: Our Low-Code Journey at Brigham Young University – Creating order from Chaos

Tuesday, May 03, 2022 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM EDT
Roundtable: Grinding the Monolith

Microservices sound appealing, but how do we deal with those legacy code bases? Shared objects, horizontal coupling, and years of boundary erosion leave us with complexity and spiderwebs of coupling. There’s no silver bullet, but some techniques work better than others. Join this roundtable session to discuss:
• Techniques that have helped, at different levels of granularity
• Pitfalls to avoid
• Experience from successful and failed transformations

Wednesday, May 04, 2022 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM EDT
Case Study Roundtable: Members 1st Federal Credit Union - Transforming to a Product Centric Engineering Culture

Over the years, engineering has been viewed as the owners of your digital systems while trying to juggle what is important for the business. This case study explores Members 1st FCU’s journey of transforming how engineering aligns with the business and experience owners to transition to product centric delivery. Learn how to:
• Change the view of the world between engineering and the business
• Help to unite disparate teams to support the product
• Empower business unit leaders with support from engineering vs “engineering being the bottleneck”
• Understand strategic areas to use your skills to remain competitive

Wednesday, May 04, 2022 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT
Technical Insights: State of the Web: Critical Trends in Architecture, Platforms and Frameworks

The noise around the "framework of the month" is deafening. Increased demands of agility and scalability require new approaches to application architecture and tooling. Hundreds of vendors offer new platforms that promise developer productivity. HTML5 and JavaScript features offer extreme leverage of both code and skills to solve problems for any endpoint device or server environment. How can software engineering leaders make sense of this turbulent landscape? This session gives a rundown of the trends you cannot afford to ignore in web platforms, frameworks and architecture .

Wednesday, May 04, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT
How to Select the Right Programming Languages With Your Team

Software engineering leaders must frequently help their teams choose which programming languages and frameworks they should use. This session will discuss the use cases, pros and cons, ecosystems and long-term outlook of leading programming languages and frameworks.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.