Jim Coplien


Jim Coplien is the founder of Organizational Patterns, one of the creators of Software Patterns Disciplines and Agile methodologies, and in the early 90’s, one of the pioneers of Object Oriented Development. A consultant in many different disciplines, he is a researcher, educator and expert in the field.

He has had an important role in inspiring the use of Agile methodologies, Extreme Programming, and Scrum with his popular book on the field of Organizational Patterns. His publications include:

– Advanced C++ Programming Styles and Idioms
– Software Patterns
– Multi-Paradigm Design for C++
– Organizational Patterns of Agile Software Development (co-authored with Neil B. Harrison )

Currently, Jim Coplien trains well known companies around the world focusing on programming, performance evaluation, organizational development and process improvement specialist. He continues to participate in seminars worldwide as an expert speaker.