Food for Agile Thought #294

TL; DR: Spotify Model Fallacy, Pirates & Leadership — Food for Agile Thought #294

🏆 The Tip of the Week: Spotify Model Fallacy

(via Chameleon): Why Spotify Squads Are a Popular Failure for Product Teams

➿ Agile & Scrum

Francesca Gino: What Pirates Have to Teach Us About Leadership

Joost Minnaar (via Corporate Rebels): Some Can Handle Self-Management. Some Can’t. Here’s Why.

Derk-Jan de Grood (via Agile Alliance): The Changing Role of the Agile Coach

🎯 Product

John Cutler: Building Stuff to Close Deals

Itamar Gilad: Think Learning, Not Experiments

Rich Mironov: We Can’t Schedule Innovation, But We Can Schedule Discovery

(via Stack Overflow): How to prevent scope creep when managing a project from home

📯 Why Scrum Requires a Failure Culture — Making Your Scrum Work #10

🛠 Tools & Measuring

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Stefan Wolpers

I have worked for 17-plus years as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, and agile coach. Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with