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  1. Conway’s Corollary

    Conway’s Law states:

    organizations which design systems are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations

    I’ve always read this as an accusation: we are doomed to recreate the structure of our organizations in the structure of software projects. And further: projects ...

  2. A Product Journal: As A Working Manager

    One of the bigger changes going from engineer to manager was to redefine what I meant by the question: how are we going to do this? As an engineer I would deconstruct that question to ask what is the software we need to build, and the technical barriers we need ...

  3. A Product Journal: Building for a Demo

    I’ve been trying to work through a post on technology choices, as I had it in my mind that we should rewrite substantial portions of the product. We’ve just upped the team size to two, adding Donovan Preston, and it’s an opportunity to share in some of ...

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