Presenting, Volume 17:

The New Technology Radar

Tuesday, December 5


ThoughtWorks New York

Adopt, trial, assess or hold? Get ahead of the latest tech trends 

On December 5, we'd like to invite you to join Neal Ford of our Technology Advisory Board and Cassie Shum, one of our Principal Consultants, for a presentation and discussion on our latest Tech Radar; Volume 17.

The Radar is created by our Technology Advisory Board, a diverse group of senior technology leaders from all over the ThoughtWorks’ world. They meet regularly to discuss the technology strategy for ThoughtWorks and the technology trends that impact our industry. 


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Welcome Refreshments & Introduction


Introduction to Tech Radar & Concept


Neal Ford

Director / Software Architect / Meme Wrangler at ThoughtWorks

Neal is Director, Software Architect, and Meme Wrangler at ThoughtWorks, a software company and a community of passionate, purpose-led individuals, who thinks disruptively to deliver technology to address the toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change. He is 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), dozens of video presentations, and spoken at hundreds of developers conferences worldwide. His topics include software architecture, continuous delivery, functional programming, cutting edge software innovations, and includes a business-focused book and video on improving technical presentations. Check out his web site at

Cassie Shum

Principal Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Cassie is a technical principal at ThoughtWorks and is based in New York.  She has had many roles such as leading mobile in North America and leading projects in many domains like finance, retail and education for the past 7+ years. Cassie has also been involved in growing not only organizations in the delivery practices and organizational structure, but also the new generation of technologists. She is also one of the leaders in the initiative to organize the women’s group in ThoughtWorks and is also involved in promoting more female speakers in technology.