Agile Philly

Committed to helping members build better software


In true agile fashion, Agile Philly is a self-organizing group. We take turns playing different roles to make sure our group moves forward at a sustainable pace. When you feel it's your turn, feel free to sign up for one of the following roles by sending a note to AgilePhillyCoordinators at

Secretary (1+ month position):
* Takes notes at Agile Philly meetings, especially during the last 20-minutes in which Agile Philly business will be conducted.
* Adds the notes to the web site, keeping in mind that it's a great way to help people that didn't attend get an idea of what they missed.

Photographer (1+ month position):
* Takes photos at Agile Philly meetings
* Posts photos on the web site

Content Creator
* Add a ThoughtOfTheDay as a discussion topic on this site
* Add a Blog entry on this site
* Add a video on this site

Greeter (1+ month position):
* Actively monitors the list serve for new members and welcomes them by letting them know when the upcoming meetings will be and just helping new members get to know existing members.
* Takes care of monitoring RSVPs to meetings to let the venue know how many people will be attending.
* Points people to the right place at events by waiting near the door

Scheduler (3+ month position): the most critical role
* Responsible for discussing upcoming topics with members to gauge interest
* Seeks a venue and schedules it
* Seeks sponsors for refreshments

Marketing (3 month position):
* Spreads the word about Agile Philly to draw more people in to be a part of the organization.
* We can all do this for AgilePhilly !


Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Agility

At AgilePhilly, we have been Promoting Agile Ideas since 1776

Meetings are monthly. Get meeting reminders by joining here.  

  • Our events are Free for those who RSVP.  We have Evening Meetings in the Western Suburbs, usually on the Third Tuesday.  They usually begin at 6:30 pm.  A sample agenda would be:
    • 6:30-7:00 pm: Eat & Greet & Network
    • 7:00-8:20 Main Topic/Speaker
    • 8:20-8:30 Q & A , Pack-Up, More Networking
  • When we meet in Center City, our timeline may adjust (there's a $5 evening rate for Parking near the Municipal Services Building, at 15th & Vine):
    • 6-6:30pm: Eat & Greet with members of multiple usergroups
    • 6:30-8:20pm: AgilePhilly meeting (concurrent with other groups' meetings)
    • 8:20-9pm: Networking with everyone
  • Our AgilePhilly events are those with the Liberty Bell Logo.  And other locations and cross-postings of other User Group events in the Philadelphia, Bucks County and Jersey area. . . are denoted PB&J . . . So please tell us of your event to list here alongside ours.
  • We are always on the lookout for new ideas and new topics to energize our discussions.
  • Try our Slack Channel at for day to day questions.
  • For any communications,  Contact us at
  • Sponsors cover the cost of pizza / sandwiches for an evening.


Our attempt with the group is to provide an environment where you can exchange ideas and meet with individuals involved in agile community.

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