Linda Rising

Articles About Patterns

The Benefit of Patterns
Good patterns can help us remember what we already know.
IEEE Software, September/October 2010, 15-17.

Strategies for Leading through Times of Change
Co-authored with Mary Lynn Manns.
Graziadio Business Report, Vol. 14, Issue 2, 2010.

Linda Rising on the 15th Anniversary of Design Patterns
Linda's thoughts on the impact of the Gang-of-Four book.
informIT, October 22, 2009.

How to Make Fearless Change in Your Organization
Additional patterns for Fearless Change.
informIT, August 26, 2009.

Understanding the Power of Abstraction in Patterns
Connections between different levels of abstraction and different domains in pattern languages.
IEEE Software, July/August 2007, 46-51. 

Fearless Change
Co-authored with Mary Lynn Manns.
informIT, April 7, 2006.

 Patterns for Collaboration
Co-authored with Mary Lynn Manns.
Cutter IT Journal, February 2005, 17-22.

Singing the Songs of Project Retrospectives
Co-authored with Esther Derby.
Cutter IT Journal, September 2003, 27-33.

 Customer Interaction Patterns
Pattern Languages of Program Design 4, Harrison, N.B., B. Foote, H. Rohnert eds. Addison-Wesley, 2000.

Patterns Mining
Chapter in CRC Handbook of Object Technology ed. Saba Zamir, 1999.

Patterns for System Testing
Co-authored with David DeLano.
Pattern Languages of Program Design 3, 503-525, 1997.

The Road, Christopher Alexander, and Good Software Design
Inspired by Christopher Alexander's keynote speech at OOPSLA '96.
Object Magazine, March 1997.

Patterns: Spreading the Word
Beginning the patterns movement at AG Communication Systems.
Object Magazine, December 1996.

Patterns: A Training Experience
AG Communication Systems trained hundreds engineers in patterns, perhaps the only company in the world to expend this much effort in patterns training. Co-authored with Brandon Goldfedder.
Communications of the ACM, October 1996.


Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Architectures
Introduction to patterns and their applications.
Annual Review of Communications, 1996.

What Happens in a Writers' Workshop
This is an important part of the pattern lifecycle.

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