Conway's Law Conway’s Law is not intended to be a joke or nasty witticism: …organizations which design systems … are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations. — Melvin Conway (via Fare via Wikipedia) You might also like some of these
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More tersely: if a compiler team is divided into four subteams, you get a four-pass compiler.
And if the organization has poor or non-existent communication structures you end up with…