Conway’s Law in a Time of Digital Disruption

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Conway’s Law in a Time of Digital Disruption

Executive Update
Posted November 19, 2015 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies


With more and more companies embarking on digital transformation efforts of one kind or another, Conway’s law applies simultaneously to three levels of disruption, as identified by Geoffrey Moore: the traditional R&D and IT level, the operating model, and the overall business design. This Executive Update provides guidance on how to apply Conway’s law meaningfully within and across these three disruption levels.