Agile Alliance is a nonprofit international organization dedicated to promoting the concepts of Agile software development as outlined in the Agile Manifesto. It is governed by a 10-member Board of Directors which meets periodically to guide our direction.
We are a thriving and diverse community of nearly 70,000 who share your passion for Agile values, principles, and practices.
Our members enable the Alliance to offer a wealth of resources, international events, and community groups to help Agile practitioners reach their full potential and deliver innovative solutions. Our members have full access to all assets on our website, including conference session videos, podcasts, and experience reports, and are invited to attend our annual member meeting. Learn more about Agile Alliance.
The Board of Directors is comprised of ten directors. It oversees policy decisions affecting the operation of Agile Alliance, approves Member Initiatives and annual budgets, and other typical board responsibilities. As we are a policy-focused board, we rely on Agile Alliance staff and member volunteers to perform the work.
We meet monthly. Eight of those meetings are one-hour calls to discuss progress on topics before the Board. We meet in person three times a year for a long weekend, twice in North America and once outside of North America. We also meet the Sunday before and the Friday after the annual Agile20xx conference.
There is no standard experience as an Agile Alliance Board member. What you do depends on what you’re passionate about and how much time you have to devote to Board work.
Agile Alliance-related travel expenses are reimbursed (for transportation, hotel, dining, etc.) subject to the Agile Alliance expense policy. The organization is flexible and will make appropriate and necessary accommodations as needed.
Agile Alliance greatly values diversity and inclusivity. We actively strive to create a Board representative of our membership.
The current Board is comprised of women and men from all around the world. Professionally, we range from consultants to business owners to Agile practitioners to leaders of organizations practicing Agile. Learn more about the current Board here.
The organization elects new board members every year as current members reach the end of their terms. Agile Alliance publicizes the call for nominations as widely as possible and people from around the world are invited to nominate themselves or other interested candidates. Everyone is welcome and all have an equal chance to become part of the slate of candidates presented to members.
Your membership enables Agile Alliance to offer a wealth of first-rate resources, present renowned international events, support global community groups, and more — all geared toward helping Agile practitioners reach their full potential and deliver innovative, Agile solutions.