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The Power and Pains of Autonomy


by Jimmy Janlén

The Power and Pains of Autonomy

Modern organisations are convinced that autonomous empowered teams are one of the core concepts of agile and key to speed, innovation and success. In this talk Jimmy explores how to define autonomy in the context of a team. Which are the promised benefits? Common challenges, fears and pains. What new expectations are put onto the team? Furthermore, what do the wider organisation and leadership need to do (or change) in order to leverage and unleash the power autonomy.

Learn more about Jimmy Janlén

Jimmy Janlén is an agile coach and teacher. He’s a freelance consultant located in Stockholm. In addition to coaching, Jimmy holds courses, writes books and blogs on all things agile and lean such as agile leadership, large scale agile, team dynamics, visualization and facilitation. He also hosts and produces a YouTube channel called Agile with Jimmy. He sometimes refers to himself as a bureaucracy therapist, cultural acupuncture, cross company pollinator and visualization magician. Jimmy is the author of the book Visualization Example and creator of the Jimmy Cards.

Books by Jimmy Janlén

Visualization Examples.

Decision-Making Principles & Practices.

Jimmy Cards.

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