Dr. Alistair Cockburn (pronounced Cō-burn) was voted one of the “All-Time Top 150 i-Technology Heroes” for his work in creating and steering Agile software development.
He co-authored the Manifesto for Agile Software Development and the “Declaration of Interdependence,” created the first Agile Software Development Conference, co-founded the Agile Project Leadership Network, served on the board of the Agile Alliance, designed the Crystal family of agile methodologies, and co-founded the International Consortium for Agile.
Three of his books have won Jolt awards and been listed in “The Top 100 Best Software Books of All Time”. He consistently receives high ratings for his presentations and courses. Much of his material is online at: http://Alistair.Cockburn.us