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Building Evolutionary Architectures

Hosted by ThoughtWorks Chicago

200 East Randolph Street (Aon Center), 25th Floor
May 30th, 6pm-8pm

The software development ecosystem is constantly changing, providing a constant stream of new tools, frameworks, techniques, and paradigms. Over the past few years, incremental developments in core engineering practices for software development have created the foundations for rethinking how architecture changes over time, along with ways to protect important architectural characteristics as it evolves.

'Building Evolutionary Architectures' is a practical guide that ties those parts together with a new way to think about architecture and time.

Join Neal Ford and Rebecca Parsons for a reception with drinks and bites starting at 5:30pm — with their talk kicking off at 6:00pm — as they give an overview of these concepts, and talk about co-authoring the newest edition on this topic for O'Reilly's library of essential reads on software.

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ThoughtWorks Chicago

200 East Randolph Street (Aon Center)
25th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-6501


Speakers

Neal Ford

Director, Software Architect, and Meme Wrangler

 Neal Ford is a Director, Software Architect, and Meme Wrangler at ThoughtWorks. He is also the designer and developer of applications, articles, video presentations, and author of an increasingly large number of books spanning a variety of subjects and technologies. His professional focus includes designing and building of large-scale enterprise applications.

Rebecca Parsons

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Rebecca Parsons is ThoughtWorks’ Chief Technology Officer with decades-long applications development experience across a range of industries and systems. Her technical experience includes leading the creation of large-scale distributed object applications and the integration of disparate systems. Separate from her passion for deep technology, Dr. Parsons is a strong advocate for diversity in the technology industry. Committed to increasing the number of women in coding and STEM fields, Dr. Parsons served on the board of CodeChix and acted as an advisor to Women Who Code.