Speaker: Rebecca Parsons
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Dr. Rebecca Parsons is Thoughtworks' CTO. She has more years of experience than she’d like to admit in technology and large-scale software development. She recently co-authored the book Building Evolutionary Architectures with colleagues Neal Ford and Pat Kua.
Before ThoughtWorks she worked as an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Central Florida, after completing a Director's Post Doctoral Fellowship at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Her interests include parallel and distributed computation, programming languages, domain specific languages, evolutionary architecture, genetic algorithms, and computational science.
Rebecca received a BS in Computer Science and Economics from Bradley University, and both an MS and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rice University.
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How will Evolutionary Architecture Evolve?
A major premise underlying Evolutionary Architecture is that not only will things change, but we can't predict how they will change.
Remote Working: The Day 8,000 People Suddenly Worked From Home Through the Present
The COVID-19 pandemic quickly and radically altered the way many people and organizations feel about the potential for remote work. Some people say "Now we'll never do in-person meetings again", but that's simply not the case.
Panel: Remote and Hybrid Work
All four of the track speakers will join in a panel discussion offering practical tips, techniques and advice on making work more effective, fulfilling and productive in the many ways of working that we experience in the unfolding and evolving environment we find ourselves in today.