Optimizing for Cultural Learning

Operations and Culture
Location: King's Suite - Sandringham Level: Intermediate
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Cultural learning allows individuals to acquire skills that they would be unable to independently over the course of their lifetimes. (Van Schaik & Burkart, 2011)

In this talk I’ll examine how things like management structure, role definition and incentives impact this process, and share some tips on how you can use it to improve the culture in your organization.

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Chris Read


I currently work at DRW where I help developers and operations deliver more value faster. I used to work for ThoughtWorks as a Principal Technical Consultant and Infrastructure Specialist. This basically meant I helped developers understand the environments they are developing for, and helped clients infrastructure people build better systems. My specialties are Unix (any flavour) and networking. I have done time as a Developer and as a Sys Admin, but now I am both…


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