Organising Product Teams for Fast Time to Market and High Levels of Innovation
Abbott, Armelin. 2018. (View Paper →)
Poor system design is largely caused by poor organisation design, and as we will see later the two are inseparable; architectures and organisations must be designed together to work properly. This paper reviews several pieces of research ... to illuminate a better way of organising to develop modern internet products, systems and services
Org structure and team shapes are powerful forces. Swimming against them is hard if not futile. If you’re making some big bets, make sure you are setup to get after them. This paper covers the basics. It promotes... small empowered cross-functional teams, kept together as high performing units and aligned to outcomes.