Linda Rising has a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the area of object-based design metrics. Her background includes university teaching experience as well as work in industry in the areas of telecommunications, avionics, and strategic weapons systems. She has been working with object technologies since 1983.
She is the editor of A Patterns Handbook: Techniques, Strategies and Applications, the editor of a special issue of IEEE Communications on Design Patterns in Communications Software, and the author of a chapter on Patterns Mining in the recent CRC Handbook of Object Technology. She has also published A Pattern Almanac 2000 and a collection of Design Patterns in Communications.
Linda has presented a number of tutorials and workshops at OOPSLA and other conferences. She was the conference chair for the first Southwestern patterns conference, ChiliPLoP, held in Wickenburg, AZ, March 1998.
Linda spent the past year in Denmark. Now she is back in Phoenix.
She attended her first bootcamp with the McCarthy's last March 2001.
Linda received a Ph.D from Arizona State University in the area of
object-based design metrics, university professorship, and software related
work in the areas of weapons systems, avionics, and telecommunications.
She is actively and internationally involved with pattern-related efforts
and presentations at software development conferences. Working for
AG Communication Systems, Linda was a principal in proposing, developing,
and implementing corporate efforts to leverage the benefits of applying
software development patterns of all types.
She is currently working with
Mary Lynn Manns, giving presentations and co-writing a book on
Introducing Patterns(or any new technology) into an Organization.
References and Links
Linda Rising's home page
Lightweight Processes Are "Hot"
Martin Fowler, The New Methodology
Linda Rising, The Scrum Software Development Process for Small Teams
More on Scrum
ControlChaos.com, home of Scrum!
Jeff Sutherland, SCRUM Hyperproductive Software Development Method
The Quality Without a Name
Dr. Nikos A. Salingaros, Some Notes on Christopher Alexander.
Sunlight Homes, A Pattern Language
Patterns describe succcess
Linda Rising article index
Norm Kerth, Project Retrospectives
David DeLano and Linda Rising, System Test Pattern Language
Firewalls (Manager role)
James O. Coplien, A Development Process Generative Pattern Language
Team per Task
Alistair Cockburn, Project Risk Reduction Patterns