Training: "Fearless Change: Introducing New Ideas"

Track: Tutorial

Time: Monday 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Commonwealth


Those of you who are struggling to introduce agile development practices often find that you are not welcomed with open arms. Linda Rising provides you with proven change management strategies to help you become more successful. Learn what forces in your organization drive or slow change, and how to plant the seeds of change for buy-in and participation---from start to finish.

Bring your organizational and personal change challenges for practical help in this tutorial. Linda will discuss lessons as documented in the pattern language in her book (with Mary Lynn Manns), Fearless Change: Patterns for Introducing New Ideas. Join Linda to learn how to overcome adversity to change and to celebrate your improvement successes and your organization's new found practices.

Trackhost: Linda Rising, Queen of patterns

Trackhost: Linda  Rising

Linda Rising has a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the field of object-based design metrics and a background that includes university teaching and industry work in telecommunications, avionics, and strategic weapons systems.

An internationally known presenter on topics related to patterns, retrospectives, agile development approaches, and the change process, Linda is the author of numerous articles and four books---Design Patterns in Communications, The Pattern Almanac 2000, A Patterns Handbook, and Fearless Change: Patterns for Introducing New Ideas, written with Mary Lynn Manns.

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