01:54 Post Mortems - "Fix the Process, not just the Product"
02:31 Decoupled Architecture and Gradual Rollout to limit failure radius
03:26 Product Development - Lean Startup: "The biggest risk is building the wrong thing" 1.) Idea/Problem 2.) Define narratives and hypotheses 3.) build different prototypes 4.) build a MVP - minimum viable product - "minimum lovable product" 5.) release to some % of users - do A/B testing - tweak it 6.) if it is a success - gradually roll it out to the rest of the users
07:10 Experiment friendly but waste repellent culture - What's the hypothesis? - What did we learn? - What will we try next?
08:03 What's good - what's waste at Spotify - Retrospectives - Daily Standups - Google Docs - GIT - Guild Unconferences - Time reports - Handoffs - Separate test teams or test phases - Task estimates - Useless meetings - Corporate BS
08:30 big projects mean big risk and are a common source for waste - minimize the need for them - split up into smaller efforts - if you need it: visualize progress, do a daily sync and periodic demos. A short feedback loop will reduce risk. Have a smalll, tight leadership group
09:36 Growth pain - balance between chaos and bureaucracy Waste repellant culture and agile mindset helps to stay balanced
10:07 Improvement Boards and the definition of awesome - "Awesome is a direction, not a place" - Toyota Improvement Kata
11:32 The importance of a good culture - Not everything is perfect at Spotify, that's why a good culture is so important