The business execs'

guide to tech

The tech landscape changes pretty fast. There are always new terms, techniques and tools emerging. But don't let tech be an enigma: ThoughtWorks Decoder is here to help

Simply search for the term you're interested in, and we'll give you the lowdown on what it is, what it can do for your enterprise and what the potential drawbacks are.


Cloud is the preeminent platform for modern digital businesses. Browse our topics to get a better understanding of what it can do for your enterprise

Cloud computing | Cloud lift and shift | Cloud migration | Cloud native | Distributed cloud computing | Multicloud | Omnicloud | Polycloud


Your IT infrastructure is pivotal to your enterprise agility. Dive in to learn more about infrastructure in today's digital world.

Container orchestration | Containers | Chaos engineering |

Dark data center | DevOps | Docker | Edge computing | Fog computing | Kubernetes

Data science and engineering

Data is the lifeblood of an intelligent enterprise. Explore our data-related topics to learn more about how to become a data-driven business.

Artificial intelligence | Big data | CD4ML Data lake Data mesh |

Data science Data warehouse Deep learning 

Event-driven architecture Kafka Machine learning | R Regression 

Software engineering

Software is eating the world. Explore our software engineering topics to understand how to build a mature and capable software function that can support your business.

Agile LeanLow code | Microservices | .NET RPA Two-speed IT


in a 24/7, always-on, digital world, securing your systems and data is more important than ever. Find out more about some of the hottest topics in security.

Business continuity planning Compliance as code Data privacy |

Decentralized identityDevSecOps | Disaster recovery |

Homomorphic encryption IAST/RASP Incident response IoT security | Passwordless authentication | Pen testing Red, blue and purple teams |

Threat modeling | Zero-trust architecture

Emerging tech

The tech landscape changes rapidly. Keep up to date with the latest topics.

5G | Ambient computing | Autonomous vehicles | Deep fakes

Facial recognition Green cloudSmart contracts |

Touchless interactions | Wearables

Digital transformation

All enterprises need to be digital. Find out about everything involved in digital transformation.

Digital transformation

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