Technical Debt Affects Everyone

If you’ve read our piece about the habits engineers need to beat tech debt, you might recall Conway’s law, which states that organizations which design systems […] are constrained to produce designs that are copies of the communication structures of these organizations.

It’s one of the forces that can push us towards technical bankruptcy because the systems designed by software engineers are constrained by their company’s organizational structure, over which they have little control. The right way to fight these forces is to talk about tech debt across the whole company so that everyone can understand why it’s vital to manage it carefully.

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