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Linda Rising

Speaker, Author, Technology & Agility Consultant - Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

Linda Rising is an internationally known consultant, author and presenter on topics related to patterns, change process, agile development, retrospectives, and influence strategies. She is credited as having played a major role in having moved the pattern approach from design into corporate change.

Linda has written and contributed to many books and numerous articles, her latest book being – More Fearless Change co-authored with Mary Lynn Manns.

With a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the field of object-based design metrics, Linda’s background includes university teaching and software development in a number of different domains. In industry, she worked in the areas of telecommunications, avionics, and tactical weapons systems.

Linda has a wide experience helping organizations in areas such as change management, influence strategies, and patterns. In the last years, she gives keynote talks on topics as: The Agile Mindset, Better Decision Making, Proven Change Management Strategies.

Linda Rising was awarded by World Agility Forum, on the 27th of September 2020, with the Lifetime Achievement Award.