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That One Script You Wrote is a now a Platform

One of the key principles of Team Topologies is that Conway’s Law exists and has real-world effects.

Here are the slides from my recent talk about the inevitability of Conway’s Law and how organisational constraints and the tension between planned and operational work can be used as an opportunity to acquire a product mindset. It’s also about how platform teams can catalyse sustainable engineering improvement by defining and protecting their services as products.

Many thanks for attending my talk. I hope you enjoyed it, and I would love to hear your feedback. Feel free to reach out using any of the methods below.


Team Topologies Key Concepts:

Team API Template:

Cognitive Load:

Martin Fowler platforms:

The right team structure for DevOps:

DevOps topologies:

Team Topologies Mission:

Thinnest Viable Platform:

Contact details

How to get in touch and social media links.

Team Topologies Advocate

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Team Topologies Advocate

Fast Flow meetup

If you’re based in the Netherlands, please check out the Fast Flow meetup I help co-organise. Started in 2023, we have many events planned for 2024 both in Amsterdam, Den Bosch and further afield. We’d love to see you there.

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