Now a consultant at Crisp and co-author of Kanban in Action, Joakim Sundén worked as a leadership and team coach at Spotify during a period of massive growth for the company, guiding teams in Stockholm, San Francisco, New York and Boston towards a smoother Agile methodology that allowed for greater business alignment between teams and more effective software delivery.
Joakim worked with CTO and R&D Leadership to develop and introduce concepts like tribes, chapters, squads and guilds, aka "The Spotify Model" of agile at scale. He is also the author of Kanban In Action.
Joakim tweets at @joakimsunden
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Agile at Scale: Inspired by Spotify
Led by Joakim Sundén
Want to build an organisation that enables agile at scale and unleashes the power of small autonomous teams? This two-day course will give you inspiring real world examples of how Spotify grew a dynamic learning organisation that continually reinforces a high-trust culture and supports engaged...agile tweak-it ship-it build-it think-it spotify-model leadership scaling-agile agility
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Enabling autonomy at Spotify
Featuring Joakim Sundén
Spotify's way of working with agile at scale, aka "the Spotify Model", has spread like wildfire through the software industry and every other organisation now wants to leverage the power of "autonomous squads". But autonomy, especially aligned and effective autonomy, is an...leadership agility the-spotify-model agile-at-scale scale