From the Project Management Institute (PMI):
This week, the PMI Agile Community of Practice (CoP) launched to the PMI membership. To celebrate the launch, the PMI Agile community is planning a kick-off event at the upcoming Agile 2009 Conference in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on 22-24 August.

The PMI Agile Community of Practice will launch their community at a special event:

Date: 25 August 2009 (Tuesday)

Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. (Central Daylight Time)

Location: ThoughtWorks, Inc

(Aon Center – 25th floor) 200 East Randolph Street Chicago, Il 60601


This group of PMI Agilists is sending speakers to present, hand out marketing materials and facilitate open space sessions.

This community of practice is PMI’s first newly formed community in recent years, and is dedicated to raising awareness of Agile practices and techniques among PMI’s members.

“Our mission is to use Agile Project Management to change the face of business as we know it,” says Jesse Fewell, Community Manager for the Agile CoP.,

The PMI Agile community is focusing on building an emerging knowledge base using wikis, blogs and discussion threads. Additional resources include articles, tools and techniques, links to Agile project management literature and more.

In order to become a member of the PMI Agile community, you must first be a member of PMI. As you register for membership, you will then have the option to choose the PMI Agile CoP at no fee. Just click on the Agile community and add to your cart at no cost. For more information regarding the Agile Community launch event, please contact Jesse Fewell.

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