Those of you who know me, know that I am a raving fan of Spotify and their Agile culture.
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You see spotify have engaged the Agile philosophy properly. Agile is about trying, measuring, then retrospectively looking at what worked well, didn’t work so well, and well… what totally ballsed up.
Lets be honest here… every project has its issues. Any project worth is weight has to solve a problem that hasn’t been solved before, so it will come across some stumbling block. People will make mistakes. That’s normal and that’s ok with me. Its how we learn, its how we innovate. If we never try anything new, we wont create anything new.
The video below, with a huge thanks to Spotify who made it available, explains their engineering philosophy so well that I thought I’d use it here.
Not much to say after that really. The way they think, more so than what they do is what we should all be striving to create in our organisations and project teams.
Next week, i’ll post up part 2. Its just as awesome as part one, but in the meantime, start thinking how you can think differently.