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Ep. 42: Managing SPOF (Single Point of Failure)


Single Point Of Failure (SPOF) happens when everything goes through one area, or person, in the organization. This causes huge bottlenecks and delays.

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Peter and Dave talk about the importance of managing SPOF (Single Point Of Failure) this week. This issue can have a negative effect on an organization if not handled correctly, so stay tuned!

This week takeaways:

  • A single point of failure in an organization does not mean that organization has failed.
  • Identify them.
  • Build redundancy or slack into the system
  • Encourage the habit of continuously sharing knowledge

  References in this episode:

The Phoenix Project- by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford -

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