You want to adopt the “Spotify Model”? I don’t think it means what you think it means!’

How did it miss the point of the Spotify engineering culture videos?

Spotify puts community over structure. Is this what you had in mind when you copy-pasted the organisation model?

What else is of often totally missed?

Bottom Line

The “Spotify Model” is victim of a bandwagon effect. The same happened with Agile and Scrum. Before you know it uninformed people create a Frankenstein monster out of it. And this is where it starts to derail.

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