Facilitating the Spread of Knowledge and Innovation in Professional Software Development

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The Effective Remote Developer



David Copeland discusses what can be done to be our best self as a remote team member, as well as what people need from their environment, team, and company. It's not about technical stuff—it's the human stuff. How one can be present and effective when not physically there.


David Copeland is Director of Engineering at Stitch Fix. He has 18+ years professional experience from managing high-performance, high-traffic systems at LivingSocial or building the engineering team at Opower to working consulting gigs large and small. He is the author of “Rails, Angular, Postgres, and Bootstrap”, "The Senior Software Engineer", "Build Awesome Command-Line Applications in Ruby".

About the conference

Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Feb 07, 2018