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Adopting the Spotify Model for Better Enterprise Agile Scaling

Published: 06 July 2018

ID: G00362539

Analyst(s): Peter Hyde


Agile adoption at entertainment company Spotify provides a powerful and compelling model for digital business transformation. Technical professionals scaling agile should study, but not imitate, Spotify's approach to revolutionize their own development processes.

Table Of Contents


  • Background
  • Spotify Structure
    • Squad
    • Tribe
    • Alliances
    • Chapter
    • Guild
  • Spotify Practices
    • Squad Rooms
    • Improvement Theme
    • Health Checks
    • Delivery Focus
    • Hackathons
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses


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