March 17, 2020

Special Interest Groups

Welcome to the Special Interest Group page! You will find our current list of SIGs, and opportunities you have to join a meetup and engage in the community on topics that will help further your learning and careers.

Agile Denver Main

 
Location:
Typically Downtown Denver, CO

Day of Month:
The main Meetup is typically the fourth Monday of the month. The Board of Directors Meeting is typically the third Tuesday of the month. 

Join this Meetup:
https://www.meetup.com/Agile-Denver2

Organizers:
Jessica Breemen
Sandi Ruther
Catherine Cartwright

Description:
Agile Denver is an outreach organization for agile and lean practice in the Denver area. The organization strives to facilitate quality events to our members, helping them become better agilists. 

Agile Denver Coaching

Location:
Aetna, Downtown Denver, CO

Day of Month:
2nd Wednesday of the month

Join this Meetup:
https://www.meetup.com/Agile-Denver-Coaching/

Organizers:
Lori Langston

Description:
The aim of the AgileDenver Agile Coaching SIG is to provide a specialized community within Agile Denver that focuses on Agile Coaching. Those who play an Agile Coaching role, whether formally or informally, as well as those who are aspiring Agile Coaches, are encouraged to attend. The group emphasizes an “individuals and interactions” approach to sharing knowledge, experience, and networking opportunities. Examples of topics at gatherings might be: Agile Coaching skills, typical coaching hurdles, special guests, book reviews and discussions, experience reports, conference reports, Agile techniques, and Agile Coaching laboratory experiments. Examples of Agile Coaching laboratory experiments that the group might take on would be playing an Agile game, running a coaching dojo, trying a new retrospective technique, peer reviewing conference submissions, or collaboratively experimenting on other Agile Coaching interests.

Agile Denver Kanban CoP

Location:
Kaiser Permanente or DHI, Greenwood Village, CO (check monthly announcement for latest info)

Day of Month:
2nd Thursday of the month

Join this Meetup:
https://www.meetup.com/Agile-Denver2

Organizers: 
Frank Vega
John Bannister

Description:

The Agile Denver Kanban Community of Practice (CoP) is a forum for those interested in learning more with others about applying lean principles, and concepts of pull and kanban, (flow concepts/queueing systems) to assist with improving and creating predictable business workflow processes. It is a special interest group of the Agile Denver user group, and is associated with the Limited WIP Society, and also with Lean & Kanban University (LKU).

The Agile Denver Kanban CoP started back in June of 2011. We meet monthly (usually 2nd Thu from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm) except for month the annual Mile High Agile conference occurs (usually in April), and we also take off Dec. to help limit our personal WIP during this busy time for most of us.

Agile Denver North

Location:
Scrum Alliance in Westminster, CO

Day of Month:
2nd Thursday of the month

Join this Meetup:
https://www.meetup.com/Agile-Denver-North

Organizers:

Marie Struckman

Nancy Failla

Description: Our group is for everyone who is interested in increasing their Agile understandings & practices while networking with like minds. We meet monthly to hear great speakers and interact with this fun community of folks. We look forward to walking away each month with new tidbits of Agile information we can add to our agile toolbox. We also look forward to expanding the agile community. Come join us!

Agile Denver South

Location: Travelport in Centennial, CO

Day of Month: 4th Wednesday of the month

Join this Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Agile_Denver-South/

Organizers: 

Rene Allen Watts

Allen Filson

Description: Welcome to Agile Denver South! Your close to home / workplace gathering spot for increasing your Agile understandings & practices while networking with like minds. We meet bi-monthly to hear great speakers and share experiences with each other.

Anyone interested in Agile Methodologies and the Tools surrounding it are welcome!

Denver Agile @ Scale

Location: Slalom Consulting, Downtown Denver, CO

Day of Month: Third Thursday of the month

Organizers: 

Mark Eastman

Description: Learn! Practice! Share war stories! We are a group of Agilists who are interested in learning and sharing stories on how to scale Agile implementations. We will explore various Agile scaling frameworks, including SAFe, LeSS, Nexus and others.

On Break

Rocky Mountain Software Craftsmanship

Location: 

Day of Month: 

Organizers: Steve Ropa & Joseph Gee

Description: