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Linda Parker Gates

Software Engineering Institute

Linda Parker Gates specializes in strategic planning, performance excellence, and change management. In addition to supporting numerous government agencies in developing and adopting improvement strategies, she leads the Civil Sector portfolio in the SEI's Client Technical Solutions Directorate. She is the author of the SEI technical report Strategic Planning with Critical Success Factors and Future Scenarios: An Integrated Strategic Planning Framework and a multi-part SEI blog series on strategic planning and agility. Gates joined the SEI in 1989. She spent two years at the Software Productivity Consortium in Herndon, Virginia in 1994-95 before rejoining the SEI in 1996. Gates is a Senior Examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. She has served on the Baldrige Board of Examiners since 2011.

Publications by Linda Parker Gates