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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.  

Effective Meetings at Spotify

Here are some internal meeting guidelines I helped develop shortly after joining Spotify in 2011 as the meeting culture at the time “left some room for improvement”. They are based on advice I have picked up earlier from sources like Behind Closed Doors and that […]

Running big retrospectives at Spotify

Running big projects often hurts. Big projects mean more dependencies, more coordination, more risk, more uncertainty, and so on and so forth. It’s safe to say that you should avoid big projects if you can. But sometimes you can’t. You could say that Spotify is […]