July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Michelle Brush

Michelle Brush
Engineering Director, Cerner Corporation


Michelle Brush is a math geek turned computer geek. She has developed algorithms and data structures for search, compression, and data mining in embedded as well as enterprise systems. In her current role as a senior software architect for Cerner Corporation, she manages and mentors software engineers and architects on test-driven development, software architecture, code quality, and communication. She is also the chapter leader for the Kansas City chapter of Girl Develop It, and one of the conference organizers for Midwest.io.


10:40am–11:20am Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Architecture Portland 256
Michelle Brush (Cerner Corporation)
The number of frameworks, patterns, platforms, and APIs available has exploded. Defining the architecture of a system requires navigating a sea of options. This talk frames architectural decisions in the context of behavioral economics. It covers how good or bad choice architecture can impact the software architecture and how organizations can guide engineers toward better choices. Read more.