Spotify engineering culture (part 1)

Here’s part 1 of short animated video describing our engineering culture (here’s part 2).

This is a journey in progress, not a journey completed, and there’s a lot of variation from squad to squad. So the stuff in the video isn’t all true for all squads all the time, but it appears to be mostly true for most squads most of the time :o)

Here’s the whole drawing:


(Tools used: Art Rage, Wacom Intuos 5 drawing tablet, and ScreenFlow)

Here’s Part 2.



  1. […] As we have seen the high-level flow of continuous delivery, this whole process ensures smooth production deployment. The organization that follows this process, do more deployment in a day than single deployment for a month. In the current world, many technology providers who are top in the market follow this process to deliver the quality, reliable and hassle-free service to the end user. As Netflix topper in streaming service, Spotify is another giant in music service. You can read how they are delivering the service to the customer and how it is possible in the spotify technology world. […]

  2. […] Separately, Agile encourages smaller work groups, working on specific problems. It is like having indigenous tribal groups (which model btw, was applied at Spotify). […]