The co-author of the Spotify model2 and multiple agile coaches who worked at Spotify have been telling people to not copy it for years. Unfortunately, truth doesn’t spread as quickly or as widely as an idea people want to believe in.
This post is less about Spotify, and more about us wanting to believe in miracle frameworks to solve complex challenges. Which - if we’re honest - may always be with us as a basic condition of collaborating with others. Extraordinary insiders diagnostic on Spotify’s Squads