Here’s How Spotify Scales Up And Stays Agile: It Runs ‘Squads’ Like Lean Startups | Agile @ Lean Coaching | Scoop.it

What’s the secret to staying fresh, lean and mean when you’re a hot tech company on a fast growth trajectory? A fascinating document brought to our attention today today by Andrew Mager, hacker advocate at Spotify, answers that question in some detail by telling us how the music streaming juggernaut does it: by dividing up its business into small clusters — which it calls ‘squads’ — and running each like a startup in its own right.


Via Nicolas Weil