Why competency models are intellectual masturbation
Arne Van Damme

This is great and is very telling of where some education movements are trying to go as well. In an educational framework, it’s not removing competencies altogether, but allowing the individual learner to A) decide what competencies they would like to pursue/design and B) selecting the medium in which they pursue those competencies. Competencies exist whether or not we define them, and allowing others to define them based on their career goals and what value they believe they bring to the organization/company, will make your team incredibly dynamic as projects shift and company goals transform over the years.