Andrew Clay Shafer

Andrew Clay Shafer
Senior Director of Technology, Pivotal

Website | @littleidea

Andrew Shafer joined Reductive Labs to help make Puppet even more awesome. He brings with him a background in high performance computing, computational science, embedded Linux development, web frameworks and Agile methods.

Andrew has a Bachelor’s in Mathematics and a Master’s in Scientific Computing, has worked for two venture funded startups and has been an Open Source user and advocate since the late 90s.

Andrew lives in Salt Lake City with his wife of 10 years. His two sons think he is pretty cool, but they are still young.

Sessions

Operations
Location: Regency 2 Level: Intermediate
Andrew Clay Shafer (Pivotal)
Average rating: ****.
(4.31, 16 ratings)
Skillfully applied, the family of Agile practices can increase both velocity and quality. Agile is a term usually applied to 'Software Development', but does Agile apply to Operations? This session will present the foundational principles of the Agile movement, outline where they directly apply to operations and where they might not. The analysis will consider tools, process and planning. Read more.
  • Keynote Systems
  • Google
  • Shopzilla
  • Aptimize
  • Facebook
  • NeuStar
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SoftLayer
  • SpringSource
  • Sun Microsystems

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