Jim Coplien is the founder of the Pasteur Organizational Patterns project, which was the foundation for the Borland QuatroPro for Windows study that inspired Jeff Sutherland to include daily stand-up meetings in Scrum. This work was also one of the main foundations underlying the organizational principles of Extreme Programming. In a former life Cope is best known for his design and programming books such as Advanced C++, Multi-Paradigm Design, and the pioneering two books of the PLoPD series of edited works. He is also one of the founders of the pattern discipline, and he is the Product Owner for the Scrum patterns effort at ScrumPLoP. His book Organizational Patterns of Agile Software Development Is the most authoritative work on Agile foundations today. His newest book, together with Gertrud Bjørnvig, is Lean Architecture for Agile Software Development. He works with Jeff and Ken to keep the Scrum Guide up to snuff. He is a partner with Gertrud & Cope in Denmark, with Scruminc, and also with The Scrum Foundation.”.