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

Neal Ford
Meme Wrangler, ThoughtWorks

Website | @neal4d

Neal Ford is a director, software architect, and meme wrangler at ThoughtWorks, a global IT consultancy that thinks disruptively to deliver technology to address the toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change. Neal focuses on designing and building large-scale enterprise applications. He’s an internationally recognized expert on software development and delivery, especially in the intersection of Agile engineering techniques and software architecture. Neal has authored magazine articles, seven books (and counting), and dozens of video presentations and has spoken at hundreds of developers conferences worldwide on the topics of software architecture, continuous delivery, functional programming, and cutting-edge software innovations. Check out his website at Nealford.com. He welcomes feedback and can be reached at nford@thoughtworks.com.

Sessions

9:00am–9:05am Tuesday, 11/15/2016
Location: Grand Ballroom
Rachel Roumeliotis (O'Reilly), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
Program chairs Rachel Roumeliotis and Neal Ford open the first day of keynotes. Read more.
10:10am–10:15am Tuesday, 11/15/2016
Location: Grand Ballroom
Rachel Roumeliotis (O'Reilly), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Program chairs Neal Ford and Rachel Roumeliotis close the first day of keynotes. Read more.
10:45am–12:15pm Tuesday, 11/15/2016
Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 12 ratings)
An evolutionary architecture supports incremental, guided change as a first principle across multiple dimensions. Neal Ford describes how to build architectures that safely evolve over time, adding evolvability as a standard "-ility" on software projects. Read more.
9:00am–9:05am Wednesday, 11/16/2016
Location: Grand Ballroom
Rachel Roumeliotis (O'Reilly), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Program chairs Neal Ford and Rachel Roumeliotis open the second day of keynotes. Read more.
10:10am–10:15am Wednesday, 11/16/2016
Location: Grand Ballroom
Rachel Roumeliotis (O'Reilly), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Program chairs Neal Ford and Rachel Roumeliotis close the last day of keynotes. Read more.