May 2024


Startups and scale-ups face unique challenges due to their rapid growth, need for scalability, and constant pressure to innovate while managing limited resources. Three organizational theories—Conway’s Law, Parkinson’s Law, and Price’s Law—provide valuable frameworks to help young companies navigate these challenges effectively. I imagine them as three wise men—whose wisdom should be guiding even today’s rapid-scaling AI startups. It’s worthwhile realizing that these ARE laws and that they have proven out empirically over decades. It’s…