4–7 Nov 2019
Andrew Harmel-Law

Andrew Harmel-Law
Technical Principal, ThoughtWorks

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Andrew Harmel-Law is a technical principal at ThoughtWorks. Having started his tech career as a presales support engineer with Sun Microsystems, Andrew is old enough to have witnessed the dot-com boom and bust first hand. His recent experiences over the last 13 years have been as a consultant. He has a particular interest in setting dev teams up for success, loves teaching and mentoring, and encouraging diversity in tech. Andrew loves learning new things and is always seeking out people he can learn new skills and gain different perspectives from. Having originally studied neural networks the second time they were cool (in the 1990s) he’s also currently using his spare time struggling to remember his high school math and trying to catch up on all the fuss around deep learning. Andrew has left a trail of blogs strewn across the internet, the most recent being at https://andrewharmellaw.github.io. He also managed to be around at the inception of the Jenkins Job DSL project—his most significant OSS contribution to date.


16:5017:35 Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Location: Expo Hall Sessions
Secondary topics:  Anti-Pattern, Case Study, Theoretical
Andrew Harmel-Law (ThoughtWorks), Gayathri Thiyagarajan (Expedia Group)
Everyone doing large-scale software delivery is using domain-driven design (DDD) these days, because it holds the key to delivering maintainable, evolvable solutions with independent teams. But it can go wrong, and then DDD is blamed. Andrew Harmel-Law and Gayathri Thiyagarajan detail a real project they saw fail. You'll learn the many problems they spotted and how they fixed them. Read more.
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