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.
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Agile at Scale: Inspired by Spotify
Led by Joakim Sundén
Spotify can be more than a source of 90s playlists. This two-day Agile course looks specifically at ‘The Spotify Model’ and how it can apply to your business and development goals. Famous for its approach to Agile, Spotify is a valuable source for the lessons required to improve your own...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