What we're about

The Vision:

The Enterprise Agile San Fransico Bay Area is a community of dedicated and experienced San Francisco Bay Area business and technical leaders who collaborate to learn and share knowledge about Agile within the Enterprise.

Our vision is that Agile is a comprehensive set of the right fit implementations of Lean, Scrum, Kanban, Innovation Design Thinking, UX Design, XP, Scaling Frameworks (like SAFe, LeSS, DaD), Continuous Delivery or BizDevOps (DevOps, TestOps, SecOps) for your enterprise.

The Value:

We are expanding our original Gateway to Agile and focusing our efforts on Enterprise Agile Learning and Sharing Series, now 3 years, to allow you to gain real-world experience through practice to take back to your organization.

The Enterprise Learning & Sharing Series will expand your knowledge with practical information and workshops with separate business and technical tracks.


The idea is that the community will self-organize and deliver value to each other over time.

· Seasoned Agilists · Next Gen Agilists · CIO’s & CTO’s faced with Agile Challenges

· Software Managers · Test Managers · DevOps Engineers

Each month a new, rich topic highlighting the hottest trends will be explored!


Our olince session recordings (Zoom) can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf8p5RCWSvjoBDB4DBFBzSA?view_as=subscriber

Upcoming events (5)

The Agile Portfolio Game

Online event

The Agile Portfolio Game Scrum is great for teams, but how can we be more agile at the portfolio level? The Agile Portfolio Game engages you in a full corporate portfolio management scenario. Your mission: Apply agile principles to maximize the value created across multiple scrum teams and product lines. It’s business agility at the portfolio level, and it’s fun! Our Presenter Chris Sims is a certified scrum trainer, agile coach, and recovering C++ developer who helps organizations improve their productivity and happiness. Chris is the founder of Agile Learning Labs and the co-author of two best-selling scrum books: The Elements of Scrum and Scrum: a Breathtakingly Brief and Agile Introduction. More of his writing can be found on the Agile Learning Labs blog. Before starting Agile Learning Labs, Chris made a living in roles such as - scrum master, product owner, engineering manager, project manager, software engineer, musician, and auto mechanic.

The Retrospective Radar: Accelerating Agile Sales At Scale with Anthony Coppedge

Come join us, we are honored to have Anthony Coppedge provide insight on using a Retrospective approach and outcome metrics for Sales and Marketing teams, actually, this solution can be used by all teams. This is a great example of how Agile Thinking and Working applies to "pure" business organizations where no software or technology solution is the desired output. This event is part of our Agile20 Reflect Festival list taking place in February 2021. The Product School has many webinars and events as well and all are invited to signup. Learn how to apply the visualization tools and techniques for teams to reflect together in a spirit of continuous improvement and then report, at scale, on the aggregated feedback so that leaders can make informed decisions to adjust strategies based on team insights. The Retrospective Radar is a visualization tool and technique for teams to reflect together in a spirit of continuous improvement. The Retrospective Radar itself is a helpful overlay of Pat Kua's 'Retrospective Starfish' for prioritizing learnings and new ideas and overlays it on top of Stephen Covey's 'Circles of Control, Influence, and Concern'. The result is a visual way for team members to identify and prioritize their own work in the Circle of Control while elevating feedback and requested changes to their direct manager (Circle of Influence) and sharing systemic issues or system-wide new ideas directly with Senior Leadership (Circle of Concern). What's distinct about the Retrospective Radar is how qualitative feedback is aggregated, quantified, and prioritized for action by leaders while the prioritization of work comes for the users comes directly from the insights gained during the retrospective itself. This session will include an overview of how the Retrospective Radar, the reporting mechanisms, and Watson Natural Language Processor are being used at scale today as well as a live interactive session using Mural for all session attendees to participate in simultaneously. Anthony Coppedge is based out of Fort Worth, Texas where I lead the Agile Transformation for Digital Sales. Most of my brainpower is spent coaching marketers and consulting Sales & Marketing teams on implementing an Agile mindset, which means I teach leaders, managers, and teams on how to manage the tension between planned and unplanned work so that they can deliver value faster. I have been a keynote speaker, session leader, and panelist at dozens of on-site and online conferences over the past 30 years. I fuel my heart by mentoring young leaders and writing for a variety of audiences. I value empathetic leadership, have an odd penchant for Oxford commas, and I think Chips Deluxe cookies taste so good the tiny Keebler Elves should be taken seriously.

RSVP: How to become a great Product Manager by Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia

Come join us, we are honored to have Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia provide insight on what it means to be a great Product Manager. This event is part of our Agile20 Reflect Festival list taking place in February 2021. The Product School has many webinars and events as well and all are invited to signup. Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia is the Founder and CEO of Product School, the global leader in product management training with a community of over one million product professionals. Product School instructors are real-world Product Leaders working at top companies including Google, Facebook, Netflix, Airbnb, PayPal, Uber, and Amazon. To know more about Carlos please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/villaumbrosia/ https://productschool.com/ https://productschool.com/the-product-book/

Introduction to Agile Portfolio Management with Kevin Thompson

We are honored to be part of the Agile20 Reflect Festival during February 2021 and excited to have Kevin Thompson to discuss a critical aspect of Agile Organization and Operations - Portfolio Management. Portfolio Management is about making strategic investment decisions for organizations. Agile Portfolio Management is about making these decisions in a way that is swift, effective, and aligns well with Agile product-development techniques used at lower levels in the organization. This presentation will present basic concepts in Agile governance. It will introduce effective techniques for defining Portfolio business cases and evaluating their suitability for funding and execution. About the speaker: Kevin Thompson, Ph.D., has a doctorate in Physics from Princeton University, and extensive background in managing software development projects. He provides executive and organizational consulting and training in the area of Agile hardware and software product development. As former Chief Scientist of Cprime, he developed all of the company’s Agile training classes and pioneered the application of Scrum and Agile concepts to the development of hardware products. He currently works as an independent consultant. He is the author of Solutions for Agile Governance in the Enterprise (Sage): Agile Project, Program, and Portfolio Management for Development of Hardware and Software Products. Contact: [masked]

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