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

Cassandra Shum
Technical Director and Principal Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Website | @cassiend

Cassie Shum is the technical director and principal consultant for the east portfolio in North America at ThoughtWorks. A software engineer and architect, she’s spent the last nine years focusing on architectures including event-driven systems and microservices, a wide range of technologies with an emphasis on mobile and software delivery excellence, and she’s helped grow delivery practices and technical strategy and support the next generation of technologists. Some of her passions include advocating for women in technology and public speaking. She’s involved in promoting 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.