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July Job Seeker Discounts for CSM and CSPO Workshops - When you a Chris S. Jul 8, 2015 4:46 PM
Two-Day Agile Learning Labs Scrum Workshop For Only $145 - Greetings! Agile Learning Labs is happy to announce our newest workshop,  Chris S. Apr 29, 2015 4:41 PM
Meetup Cancelled: May Scrum Professionals - San Mateo Meetup - Dear Awesome Scrum Professionals, In the spirit of sustainable pace and all things agile - we have made the decision to cancel the May Scrum Professionals (San Mateo) Meetup.  It really wasn't our intention to have to cancel another one of our Laura P. Apr 28, 2015 11:12 AM
NoFebruary Scrum Professionals - San Mateo & Gil Broza's Influential Agile Leader Workshop - Hi all! Just a quick update on a couple of it Laura P. Feb 11, 2015 11:12 AM
One Day Scrum Workshop At One-Time Only Price $97! - Greetings, Agile Learning Labs is offering a one-time only special price on our new Experience Scrum Workshop, only $97. This is an awesome workshop based on our famous ScrumSim full project simulation and it explores all Chris S. Jan 27, 2015 11:24 AM
The Influential Agile Leader - Hi everyone! I hope this note finds all our agile rockstars safe, warm and dry on a super rainy day here in the Bay Area!  As you may recall, Gil Broza rocked our house last month & he is returning to the Bay Area in the spring to lead a w Laura P. Dec 11, 2014 1:18 PM
Next week's workshop and talk - Hi folks, I'm looking forward to my talk -- and meeting you -- next Wednesday! I have spoken about Agile in many cities and several countries, but your meetup is my first one ever in California :-) Gil Nov 10, 2014 4:41 PM
Gil Broza Workshop - Advanced "Individuals and Interactions" training for ScrumMasters and Agile managers - Greetings, Our November presenter, Gil Broza, is putting on a workshop while he's in town and I thought you would like to know about it. While this isn't an Agile Learning Labs workshop, we do think it Chris S. Oct 21, 2014 8:10 AM
September Scrum Professionals - San Mateo - NO MEETUP! - Hi all - Happy September from the Agile Learning Labs team.  Just a quick note to let you know that we will not be able to host a meet-up in September. Chris is in China, continuing onto to Europe and Laura is in Hawaii. We apologize f Laura P. Sep 16, 2014 10:18 AM
No Meetup on August 20 - Scrum Professionals - San Mateo - Hi Everyone, Happy August!   I wanted to send you a quick note to let you know that we will not be hosting a Scrum Professionals - San Mateo meetup on August 20.   This group (formerly known as the Agile Managers' Support Group) will resume i Laura P. Aug 8, 2014 1:36 PM
Agile Learning Labs Seeks Awesome Agile Trainer/Coach - Greetings, Are you passionate about creating transformational experiences that help companies apply scrum and other agile practices to create more value and happiness? Do you want to be a member of a high-performing team that uses scrum to run Chris S. May 2, 2014 5:46 PM
Agile Managers Support Group is now Scrum Professionals - San Mateo! - Greetings, We've changed the name of our meetup group to better represent the interests of the members and to help new scrum practitioners find the group. The group you have known and loved as The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group is now Chris S. Apr 21, 2014 12:22 PM
Looking for VOLUNTEERS to help maintain the NEW SF Bay Area Agile Events Calendar - Hey there, Stacey Louie and I (and a few other foolhardy souls) are standing up an Agile community calendar for the Bay Area. David C. Mar 31, 2014 10:31 AM
The Return of The Agile Manager's Support Group Meeting! - Dear Agile Managers, The Agile Manager's Support Group has enjoyed a bit of a vacation over the summer & is looking forward to returning on the third Wednesday of September (September 18)  - live and in person at the Roundtable Pizza in Sa Laura P. Aug 19, 2013 1:33 PM
Happy End of the Year & Call for Papers, Presenters & Ideas! - Hi Everyone, Many thanks to everyone who joined us last night for the last Agile Manager's Support Group meeting of 2012!  We really appreciated all the ideas and insights about what could land an Agile Manager on the "Naughty or Nice" list! Laura P. Dec 13, 2012 4:40 PM
UPDATE: Agile Open is Oct 1-2, not 3-4! - Hey folks, Sorry about the mixup.  Agile Open California North  is in two weeks!  This is one of the oldest, and "indie" of the local Agile unc Amy L. Sep 18, 2012 12:27 PM
June Agile Manager's Support Group - Postponed to July (OK - it's canceled!) - Greetings Agile Managers, Supporters, and Fans, Welcome to the summer!   I hope your Agile Summer of 2012 has gotten off to an awesome start!  Normally one of our summer Meetups is canceled- and this year - it's June! So if you show u Laura P. Jun 13, 2012 3:48 PM
April Agile Manager's Support Group - Presentation Info - The presentation for the April 18 meeting is no longer a surprise. Steve Bockman will present a new, hands-on exercise called The Process Improvement Challenge . For more details: Steve B. Apr 11, 2012 12:37 PM
Re: Re: [softwaredev-77] Agile/scrum certification advice please. - Appreciate everyone's thoughts and input .. Thanks Simon Simon Clay M. Mar 2, 2012 9:31 AM
Re: [softwaredev-77] Agile/scrum certification advice please. - For Scrum Alliance certfications visit their site http://www.scrumalliance.org . For other certifications, I know less. Jeff On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 1:59 PM, Simon Clay Mic Jeff M. Mar 1, 2012 2:41 PM
Re: [softwaredev-77] Agile/scrum certification advice please. - That depends on your values and the reason why you're getting a certification. If you're getting it to learn more about Scrum, Agile, Lean, etc., then simply look for the best training and ignore the certification aspect. If you need a certificati Ted M. Y. Mar 1, 2012 2:35 PM
Agile/scrum certification advice please. - Would love to have advice / suggestions / avoid! from the members. I've been doing agile PM and Scrum Master role for a few years and see more and more companies are asking for Certifications. What Simon Clay M. Mar 1, 2012 1:48 PM
Re: [softwaredev-77] Going? Agile Open Northern California - Oct 3 & 4 - Strata R C. Sep 19, 2011 7:56 PM
Going? Agile Open Northern California - Oct 3 & 4 - Dear Agile Community Members, THIS IS AN URGENT REQUEST! Agile Open Northern California conference registrations have come in particularly slowly this year. At this time we do not have sufficient registrations to hold the conference. We hav Laura P. Sep 19, 2011 12:41 PM
Agile Open California Registration Deadline is Wednesday (9/21) - Dear Agile Community Members, THIS IS AN URGENT REQUEST! Agile Open Northern California conference registrations have come in particularly slowly this year. At this time we do not have sufficient registrations to hold the conference. We Steve B. Sep 19, 2011 11:30 AM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What : Agile Managers Support Group When : Wednesday, January 19,[masked]:30 PM Steve B. Dec 22, 2010 9:59 AM
New Meetup: Alan Shalloway: Lean-Agile For Managers - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What : Alan Shalloway: Lean-Agile For Managers When : Wednesday, December 1, 20 Chris S. Nov 23, 2010 6:59 AM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group - Coaching Dojo Take 2 - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What : Agile Managers Support Group - Coaching Dojo Take 2 When : Wednesday, No Chris S. Nov 10, 2010 7:24 PM
Early Bird Discount for Weekend CSM - $850 Early Bird ends November 20! Certified ScrumMaster Weekend Workshop with Jeff McKenna & Chris Sims Saturday & Sunday, December 4-5, 2010 Redwood City, CA 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Steve B. Nov 8, 2010 4:52 PM
Meetup details changed: Agile Managers Support Group - Coaching Dojo - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/AgileMan­agers/calendar/14938750/ When : Wednesday, October 27,[masked]:30 PM Chris S. Oct 14, 2010 8:46 AM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What : Agile Managers Support Group When : Wednesday, October 27,[masked]:30 PM Betty G. Sep 29, 2010 9:46 AM
Dependency Game results. - Agile Manager's meeter-uppers, I promised the group to run many iterations of the dependency game and report the results; here they are. * DependencyGameTest This is the game as we played it by the "standard" rules. There was a bug in my origina Olie Sep 27, 2010 9:20 AM
Meetup details changed: Agile Managers Support Group - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/AgileMan­agers/calendar/14767643/ When : Wednesday, September 22,[masked]:30 P Steve B. Sep 21, 2010 12:27 PM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group for September - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What : Agile Managers Support Group When : Wednesday, September 22,[masked]:30 P Betty G. Sep 14, 2010 10:30 AM
New Meetup: Theory of Constraints - Lean Agile Kanban Oh My! - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What : Theory of Constraints - Lean Agile Kanban Oh My! When : Wednesday, Septe Chris S. Aug 11, 2010 5:04 PM
ANN: Certified ScrumMaster Workshop - Greetings all, Just letting you know that Chris Sims and Jeff McKenna are hosting a 2-day Certified ScrumMaster workshop on the weekend of June 26. Like all Agile Learning Labs workshops, this one teaches through hands-on, experien Steve B. Jun 17, 2010 3:58 PM
June Meetup: Help! My user stories are too big! - Join us in San Mateo, for the June 30th Agile Managers Support Group as we take on the topic of big user stories. RSVP Now A common struggle for Scrum teams is how Betty G. Jun 8, 2010 4:36 PM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group - Announcing a new Meet up for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What: Agile Managers Support Group When: Wednesday, June 30,[masked]:00 PM Where: Round Table Pizza 61 W. 43rd Avenue San Mateo, CA 9 Betty G. May 7, 2010 12:02 PM
Hillary created a new draft for the The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! - Hi The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group Organizers, I've created a draft for a new Meetup event. The draft is hidden from group members, but as Organizers, we can collaborate on it together. Check it out here: Hillary Apr 30, 2010 11:58 AM
Certified ScrumMaster Training April 10-11 - Greetings all, Just letting you know that Chris Sims and Jeff McKenna are hosting a 2-day Certified ScrumMaster workshop on the weekend of April 10. Like all Agile Learning Labs workshops, this one features experiential learning Steve B. Mar 25, 2010 3:51 PM
New Meetup: Team Estimation - Agile Managers - March - San Mateo - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What: Team Estimation - Agile Managers - March - San Mateo When: Wednesday, March 17,[masked]:30 PM Where: Round Table Pizza 61 W. 43rd Aven Chris S. Mar 10, 2010 2:02 PM
Meetup details changed: Agile Managers Support Group - April East Bay Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/AgileMan­agers/calendar/12840221/ When: Thursday, April 8,[masked]:30 PM David C. Mar 10, 2010 10:45 AM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group - April East Bay Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What: Agile Managers Support Group - March East Bay Meetup When: Thursday, April 8,[masked]:30 PM Where: Outformations, Inc. 939 61st Street David C. Mar 10, 2010 10:44 AM
Story Mapping Article - Greetings, At our recent meetup I promised you all this link to an article I wrote for InfoQ on Story Mapping. http://www.infoq.com/news/2009­/03/story-map Chris S. Mar 2, 2010 9:25 AM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group - March East Bay Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What: Agile Managers Support Group - March East Bay Meetup When: Thursday, March 4,[masked]:30 PM Where: Outformations, Inc. 939 61st Street # David C. Feb 23, 2010 1:28 PM
Agile Learning Labs Breakfast Workshop This Monday - Just in case you can't wait another month for the next Support Group, here's an Agile Learning Labs workshop you might be interested in attending. We're trying out a new format: a two hour breakfast session (hearty breakfast included), and have created a Hillary Jan 22, 2010 11:54 AM
Venue & Program Change for January 20th Meeting - We've had a change of venue and program: This month's Agile Manger's Support Group will meet at the Round Table Pizza Parlor at 1225 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, and will include an exercise facilitated by Chris Sims. The new agenda is as foll Hillary Jan 17, 2010 2:44 PM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group - January Menlo Park Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What: Agile Managers Support Group - January Menlo Park Meetup When: Wednesday, January 20,[masked]:30 PM Where: British Bankers Club 1090 Steve B. Jan 14, 2010 10:40 AM
Job posting - Tech lead / Sr. Ruby on Rails Developer - Preview not available Marcia D. Dec 15, 2009 4:23 PM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group - January East Bay Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What: Agile Managers Support Group - January East Bay Meetup When: January 14,[masked]:30 PM Where: Outformations, Inc. 939 61st Street #13 David C. Dec 15, 2009 2:36 PM
New Host for Tomorrow's Meeting - Greetings all, Just wanted to let everyone know that Chris is out of town giving a Certified ScrumMaster workshop, and that in his absence I'll be hosting tomorrow night's meeting. Nothing else has changed. I'll facilitate a round- Steve B. Dec 15, 2009 12:57 PM
CSM Sneak Preview tonight - Greetings all, We hope to see all of you at next month's meeting of the Agile Managers' Support Group, but in the meantime we'd like to invite those of you who may be considering ScrumMaster Certification to join us tonight from 6-7pm for a CSM Hillary Dec 1, 2009 12:15 PM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group - December Menlo Park Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What: Agile Managers Support Group - December Menlo Park Meetup When: December 16,[masked]:30 PM Where: British Bankers Club 1090 El Camino Chris S. Nov 30, 2009 11:30 AM
Continuous Deployment Link and Agile Training Discount - Greetings, My Action Item from Last Night At last night's meetup I promised to send out a link to the continuous deployment post that I wrote back in March. Here it is: Chris S. Sep 4, 2009 6:34 PM
New Meetup: Agile Managers Support Group - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What: Agile Managers Support Group When: October 21,[masked]:30 PM Where: British Bankers Club 1090 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA 9402 Chris S. Sep 4, 2009 3:21 PM
New Meetup: Return of the Managers Support Group - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group! What: Return of the Managers Support Group When: September 3,[masked]:30 PM Where: British Bankers Club 1090 El Camino Real Menlo Park Chris S. Aug 13, 2009 4:57 PM
New Name, New Focus, and an Agile Project Management Learning Lab - Greetings, I've changed the name of our meetup from 'The Bay Area Engineering Managers Support Group' to 'The Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group.' The focus will be more tightly on the challenges of being a manager in an agile environment, Chris S. Jun 3, 2009 1:47 PM
ANN: Agile Project Management Workshop in San Jose - Preview not available Chris S. Apr 14, 2009 4:33 PM
ANN: Agile Project Management Workshop in San Jose - Agile Project Management Workshop Presented By: Chris Sims, Technical Management Institute Location: San Jose, CA Date: March 23, 2009 Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Registration: Chris S. Mar 9, 2009 12:56 PM
Engineering Managers Support Group Reminder - Need additional motivation to come out to tomorrow night's meeting of the Engineering Mangers Support Group besides the fine company and the Guiness on tap? Here it is: we now have two Hillary Jan 20, 2009 2:25 PM
New Date Jan 21 - The monkey we hired to type in our meeting details clearly needs more training... The date should be Wednesday Jan 21, not Jan 15, as the previous announcement sent yesterday inadvertently stated. Bad monkey! Corrected details below: I've updat Hillary Jan 14, 2009 7:54 AM
Engineering Managers Support Group January Meetup - The first Engineering Managers Support Group meeting of the new year will be held at the British Banker's Club, where you can enjoy a pint and/or some excellent onion rings while trading insights with your f Hillary Jan 13, 2009 6:18 PM
Come Share a Pint at an Open Meeting - This Month's Engineering Mangers Support Group http://softwaredev.meetup.com/­77/calendar/8930425/ When: October 15,[masked]:00 PM Where: British Bankers Club 1 Hillary Oct 10, 2008 9:25 AM
New Meetup: The Great Spec Showdown! - Announcing a new Meetup for The Bay Area Engineering Managers Support Group! What: The Great Spec Showdown! When: August 20,[masked]:30 PM Where: ILOG, in Sunnyvale Meetup Description: Agile evangelists c Chris S. Aug 14, 2008 7:46 PM
Coaching Questions - June Engineering Managers Support Group Meetup - Greetings, Coaching is the process of providing feedback, insight, encouragement and guidance in order to enhance performance.? Leaders who use coaching techniques: - Need to give explicit direction less often? - Better tap the talent Chris S. Jun 10, 2008 3:03 PM
Agile Project Management Workshop - Greetings, On June 17th, the Technical Management Institute, Effective Training Associates, and the IEEE are teaming up to put on an agile project management workshop. The workshop will be held in Palo Alto and is open to the public, but admis Chris S. Jun 3, 2008 11:22 AM
Engineering Managers Support Group - May Meetup - Greetings, The Bay Area Engineering Managers Support Group will be meeting on Wednesday, May 21st.? Come out and learn how to create agendas that lead to successful meetings. A great engineering manager knows how to run effective mee Chris S. May 9, 2008 9:26 AM
Meetup Tonight! - Greetings! Tonight the Engineering Managers Support Group meets. I'll be giving a presentation on giving presentations. Come back next time, when I'll give a presentation on giving presentations about giving presentations. Well, maybe not. Chris S. Apr 30, 2008 7:01 AM
Engineering Managers Support Group - April Meetup - Greetings, One of the skills in a great manager's toolbox is the ability to give clear, concise, and convincing presentations. A great presentation can inform, motivate, and even entertain the audience. Ideas that are presented well have a much Chris S. Apr 17, 2008 5:46 AM
Change the Date? Cast Your Vote! - Greetings, Several of our members have a standing conflict with the 4th Wednesday of the month, so I'm considering moving the regular meeting date for the Engineering Managers Support Group. If you plan to join us in Foster City for Chris S. Mar 27, 2008 11:56 AM
Manager-tools - I wanted to thank Ted for turning me on to Manager-tools.com at February's meet-up and I wanted to direct folks to Manager-tools' "Basics" feed at http://www.manager-tools.com/m­anager-tools-basics/. It's a great starting point for coming into a great user 5. Mar 26, 2008 10:44 PM
Engineering Managers Support Group - March Meetup - Greetings! A manager who listens well... - will be told more - will be confided in - will understand their people better - will resolve conflicts easier - will be listened to When your people are talki Chris S. Mar 12, 2008 5:26 PM
Engineering Managers Support Group - February - Greetings, Nothing influences motivation, satisfaction, and retention more than the relationship an engineer has with their manager. Give your direct reports your time and attention, show them that you value them for who they are, as well as f Chris S. Feb 19, 2008 2:17 PM
Retaining Key Contributors - Results - Greetings, I have posted the results from last night's workshop on retaining ke Chris S. Jan 24, 2008 12:55 PM
Retaining Key Contributors - 6:30 Tonight! - Greetings, The Engineering Managers Support Group meets tonight at 6:30! Topic: Retaining Key Contributors Time: 6:30 PM Where: Rearden Commerce World Headquarters 1051 E Hillsdale Blvd Sixth Floor Chris S. Jan 23, 2008 1:31 PM
New Event: Retaining Key Contributors - Engineering Managers Support Group - January Meetup - Announcing a new event for The Bay Area Engineering Managers Support Group! What: Retaining Key Contributors - Engineering Managers Support Group - January Meetup When: Wednesday, January 23, 6:30 PM Where: Rearden Comme Chris S. Jan 8, 2008 5:51 PM
Engineering Managers Support Group - Tonight! - Greetings, The Bay Area Engineering Managers Support Group is meeting tonight, at our new location, Rearden Commerce World Headquarters. 1051 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Sixth Floor Foster City, CA 94404. It's a modern offi Chris S. Nov 28, 2007 3:22 PM
Engineering Managers Support Group - New and Improved! - This month the group celebrates our six month anniversary. Things have been good, and they are about to get even better... New Sponsor! I am proud to announce that Rearden Comme Chris S. Nov 20, 2007 11:27 PM
Event details changed: October - Engineering Managers Support Group - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://softwaredev.meetup.com/­77/calendar/6438184/ When: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 7:00 PM Where: Chris S. Oct 10, 2007 4:44 PM
Engineering Managers Support Group News - Greetings, Last night we had an excellent exploration of the question: "What are the most important qualities for an engineering manager to posses?" I've posted the results Chris S. Sep 27, 2007 12:02 PM
Engineering Managers Meeting Wednesday - Greetings, The Engineering Managers Support Group is meeting this Wednesday evening. During the first part of the meeting we will be examining the question "What are the most valuable attributes and skills for a technical manager to posse Chris S. Sep 24, 2007 12:31 PM
Topic Announcement for September Engineering Managers Support Group - September - Greetings, This month's Engineering Managers Support Group meeting will start with a short presentation on NGT and DOTS. Nominal Group Technique (NGT) allows a group to quickly build a comprehensive list of ideas, issues, options or solutions. Chris S. Sep 10, 2007 1:51 PM
Vote! - Greetings, We have two questions open, waiting for your votes. Please take a moment and voice your opinion on these ways to improve and expand the Engineering Managers Support Group. http: Chris S. Sep 4, 2007 7:14 PM
Aug Photos and SWOT Links - Greetings, Thanks to all who came out to the August Engineering Managers Support Group. The conversation was spirited, insightful, and flowed until the nice folks at Roundtable threw us out. :-) I've posted some photos from the eve Chris S. Aug 27, 2007 5:31 PM
Engineering Managers Support Group August Meetup - Greetings, This month's session will start with a short workshop on SWOT analysis, a tool commonly taught in business school to examine internal strengths and weaknesses as well as external opportunities and threats. It was originally conceive Chris S. Aug 14, 2007 4:43 PM
July Pics Posted - Greetings All, I just posted pics from the July Technical Managers Support Group meetup. Thanks to Jennifer for taking them! http://softwaredev.meetup.com/­77/photos/ Chris S. Aug 3, 2007 10:21 PM
Engineering Managers Support Group – Report - Greetings, Last night, 8 folks gathered in the event room at a Round Table Pizza in San Mateo to learn about giving feedback and discuss the issues they face managing engineers. I was especially gratified that two of my past coworkers dropped Chris S. Jul 19, 2007 9:36 AM
Next Bay Area Engineering Managers Support Group - Greetings! Our first Bay Area Engineering Managers Support Group meetup was a success!? The discussion was lively and time ran out long before we had covered all the topics that had come up. I posted a summary of the event on the TMI Chris S. Jun 27, 2007 8:03 PM

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