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Customer Obsession and Agile Mindset at Riot Games

Customer Obsession and Agile Mindset at Riot Games

Last year I got the chance to participate in the SD Learning Consortium (SDLC) as a Spotify representant. I got the chance to visit several very interesting companies who are all on a journey to discover together the world’s most advanced Agile goals, principles and practices […]

The Agile Coach role at Spotify

The Agile Coach role at Spotify

“What does an agile coach do at Spotify?” This is a very common question when we host study tours in our office or when we speak at conferences. It is also a very good question because it makes us think about how we work and […]

Agile at Spotify

Agile at Spotify

My colleague Anders Ivarsson and I have been invited to different conferences and events to present about how we use agile and lean thinking at Spotify. One of the conferences we recently presented at was Kanban Open Space in Ghent where we were asked to […]

Agile à la Spotify

Agile à la Spotify

At Spotify we have our own “Agile à la Spotify” manifesto to create alignment and direction for our improvement work. This blog post describes the background for creating the document, what it is and how we are using it. http://labs.spotify.com/2013/03/20/agile-a-la-spotify/  

Organizing a hack week at Spotify

I recently helped organize a hack week at Spotify. Here’s a blog post I wrote about it right before the hack week. I hope to follow up soon with a post about the actual hack week. http://labs.spotify.com/2013/02/15/organizing-a-hack-week/  

One way of handling small tasks on a Kanban board

I often get the question how to handle small tasks on a Kanban board. Many teams I’ve talked to, especially maintenance and operations teams and teams not doing software development, have a hard time convincing themselves to actually write and track stickies for tasks that […]

The Power of Visualization

Did you ever watch the great TV series “Homicide: Life on the Street” (“Uppdrag mord” in Swedish)? It’s an American fictional police series about the Baltimore Homicide Unit based on the writing of my all time favorite writer/producer of TV series David Simon (Generation Kill, […]

Increasing effectiveness and communication with the Mutual Learning Model with Benjamin Mitchell

UPDATE (June 5, 2011): This was a great workshop! I learned so much about myself and about how I could be communicating to others in order to increase common understanding rather than trying to control the outcome of the conversation. I can really recommend this […]

Little Things Matter

UPDATE (June 5, 2011): Video of my talk (in Swedish). This is my lightning talk from this year’s Agila Sverige (Agile Sweden) conference that I finished less than an hour ago. I am experimenting with doing blog posts in slides/presentation format and I have been […]

LeanSSC11, Long Beach, California

LSSC11 is over and I am sitting in LAX International Airport in Los Angeles trying to summarize my gazillion impressions from the last weeks sessions, hallway meetings, bar chats, coffee talks etc, but it will probably take me a few weeks to process everything. I […]