Laws & Principles

Conway’s Law

“Organizations, who design systems, are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations.”

The Inverse Conway Maneuver:

“Create orgs that mimic the architecture you want the machine to exhibit.” - James Lewis (Thoughtworks)

Peter Principle

People in hierarchies tend to be promoted to their level of incompetence.

Price’s Law

The square root of your headcount does a majority of the work.

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