Engineering the Future of Software
18-19 October 2016: Training
19-21 October 2016: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Cassandra Shum

Cassandra Shum
Principal Developer/Consultant/Mobile SME, ThoughtWorks

Website | @cassiend

Cassie was the North American Lead for Mobile Technologies for the past year and a half. Now she is leading a large enterprise retail client, based in New York.
For 8+ years at ThoughtWorks, she has primarily been leading and developing in a variety of mobile projects alongside a wide range of other technologies and architectures, including event driven systems and microservices.
She loves to grow organizations in their delivery practices and organizational structures, but also the new generation of technologists. Cassie is one of the leaders of the ThoughtWorks’ women’s group, and helps promote more female speakers in technology.


9:30–9:50 Thursday, 20/10/2016
Location: King's Suite
Rachel Laycock (ThoughtWorks), Cassandra Shum (ThoughtWorks)
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Rachel and Cassie will present a debate in which they take opposing sides on whether to implement services in a “micro” fashion. In a knockdown style, our discussion will feature the zings and gotchas to each side of the argument. The debate will ultimately leave attendees with a better understanding of the things to consider and practices to follow to decide if microservices are for them. Read more.