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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
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.


1:30pm–2:30pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: Hall B
Martin Fowler (ThoughtWorks), Rachel Laycock (ThoughtWorks)
ThoughtWorks has developed into a 3000-person worldwide company, yet still has much of the pragmatic, informal culture from a decade ago when it was a tenth of the size. We’ll explore how we’ve managed to do this, and how we try to influence our clients - who are usually much more corporate and hierarchical. Read more.