Linda Rising’s work on patterns in software, architecture and organisational change has laid the foundations of the scrum and agile approaches which revolutionised software development and deployment.
Linda has a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the area of object-based design metrics. Her background includes university teaching as well as work in industry in telecommunications, avionics, and tactical weapons systems.
Now an independent consultant, Linda is an internationally known presenter on topics related to agile development, patterns, retrospectives, the change process, and the connection between the latest neuroscience and software development.
Linda is the author of numerous articles and several books. The latest, More Fearless Change, co-authored with Mary Lynn Manns.