May 13, 2021 • 24 min read
This is a full transcript of Allan Kelly’s “Continuous Delivery and Conway’s Law” at the LondonCD Meetup. It gives an in-depth overview of what Conway’s Law is, how it impacts organisational and system design and how it relates to Continuous Delivery.
May 9, 2021 • 8 min read
Most of us know about Conway’s adage “Any organization will produce a design which is a copy of the organization’s communication structure.” But Conway coined four laws in his 1968 paper “How Do Committees Invent?” What are the other ones? Why are we not talking about them? And what do they tell us about optimizing teams in a distributed world? – Mike Amundsen
May 7, 2021 • 9 min read
Over time, different people have paraphrased Conway’s Law in different ways. This is an overview of the variations I found when recently going over Conway’s Law literature.
May 7, 2021 • 5 min read
This is the paper behind Conway’s Law. I’ve assembled some snippets from the paper that triggered me and added some thoughts.