Agile Philly

Committed to helping members build better software

Volunteering

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 YahooGroups.com:

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 !

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Agility is the motto of AgilePhilly, a not-for-profit user group of volunteers in the Philadelphia area dedicated to better software development practices.

At AgilePhilly, we have been Promoting Agile Ideas since 1776

Meetings are monthly. Get meeting reminders by joining here.  

  • Our events are Free but you must 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

  • Our 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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