Engineering the Future of Software
November 13–14, 2016: Training
November 14–16, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA
Rachel Laycock

Rachel Laycock
Market Technical Principal, ThoughtWorks

Website | @rachellaycock

Rachel Laycock is a market technical principal at ThoughtWorks in New York, where she has played the role of coach, trainer, technical lead, architect, and developer, coaching teams on Agile and continuous delivery technical practices. She is now a member of the Technical Advisory Board to the CTO, which regularly produces the ThoughtWorks Technology Radar. Rachel has over 10 years of experience in systems development and has worked on a wide range of technologies and the integration of many disparate systems. She is fascinated by problem solving and has discovered that people problems are often more difficult to solve than software ones.


9:30am–9:50am Wednesday, 11/16/2016
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cassandra Shum (ThoughtWorks), Rachel Laycock (ThoughtWorks)
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In a knockdown debate, Rachel Laycock and Cassandra Shum take opposing sides on whether to implement services in a micro fashion and deliver zings and gotchas about the pros and cons of microservices, leaving you with a better understanding of considerations for choosing the best approach for your projects. Read more.