Beyond Coding Episode #85

Dedicated Teams, Autonomy and Effectiveness with Serge Beaumont

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Description

“What people want the most is to be useful, be effective and have an impact on the world. The specific responsibilities that come with it, tend not to be as important as that.“

Serge Beaumont shares how to achieve dedicated teams, the importance of autonomy and how to be effective together.

A great listen for those that love effective teams!

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Outline

00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:26 – 20 projects
00:01:18 – Unclear priorities
00:04:50 – Teams and common goals
00:06:18 – Sociocracy 3.0 Delegation Canvas
00:07:52 – Delegating power
00:11:21 – Who are we as a team?
00:13:04 – Clarity and responsibilities
00:15:11 – Sanitisation canvas
00:18:54 – Role and Soul
00:23:09 – Responsibility and accountability
00:25:01 – Why does scrum only have 3 roles?
00:29:04 – Shared mental model
00:31:42 – Teams that are big
00:34:44 – Autonomy
00:36:17 – Partitioning a team
00:39:17 – Technical autonomy gone wrong
00:41:27 – Loose coupling
00:43:17 – Falling back to old behaviour
00:45:17 – Agile transformation at bol.com
00:48:30 – Leadership vision
00:50:33 – Keepers of the culture
00:52:22 – Lack of mandate
00:53:53 – Psychological safety
00:54:50 – Fear is the great killer
00:56:29 – How interesting