Facilitating the Spread of Knowledge and Innovation in Professional Software Development

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Leading a Learning Organization



Andrew Clay Shafer discusses how leadership and organizational learning can be used as a competitive advantage, covering various topics: Agile, DevOps, Lean Startup, Cynefin, Systems Thinking, etc.


Andrew Clay Shafer is regarded as a contributor to whatever 'devops' is and helping spread the body of knowledge now known by this name. As cofounder of Puppet Labs, Andrew help transformed the way people manage IT infrastructure. He popularized the concept of "infrastructure as code", and helps to improve IT with both tools and culture. Andrew is most happy when he is learning or teaching.

About the conference

Stretch will feature innovative, resourceful, and inspirational leaders sharing their real world stories on their success (and sometimes their failures). They will talk about the challenges of building successful teams and leading organizations. Get inspired by stories from companies that have got the most out of the people that work for them in the face of every conceivable (and inconceivable) challenge out there.

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Feb 01, 2014