Henrik Kniberg from Spotify wrote an excellent piece of how Spotify as a engineering company works. They have what I kind consider as best practises of software development at the moment.
To whet your appetite, here’s few quotes that resonate well for me
Value delivery > Plan fulfilment
At the end of the day, culture in any organisation, is really just the sum of everyone’s attitudes and actions.
Alignment enables autonomy
Drawings available at the original post.