Diana Larsen

  

partner, FutureWorks Consulting LLC

Location: Portland, OR, USA


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Diana Larsen consults with leaders and teams to create work processes where innovation, inspiration, and imagination flourish. With more than fifteen years of experience working with technical professionals, Diana brings focus to the human side of organizations, teams and projects. She kindles her clients' proficiency in shaping an environment for productive teams and thriving in times of change. Diana co-authored Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great! She publishes articles and write occasional blog posts at Partnerships and Possibilities. Former chair and current board member of the Agile Alliance Board of Directors, she co-founded the Agile Open Northwest conference and the international Retrospective Facilitators Gathering. Diana discovers solutions and possibilities where others find only barriers and obstacles.

Articles I've written

Agile Alliance: Living our Values & Principles in Crisis
The Agile 2010 conference, long planned for Nashville, TN, suddenly had to be relocated due to severe flooding. Read the story of how this Scrum Alliance-sponsored conference used agile values and principles to respond quickly to change.