Team and communication are not always easy, especially not team size and it’s communication. A bigger team makes the communication more complex. The overhead of communication between developers, designers and managers in a team can be overwhelming.
For each person you add to a team, there will be more communication routes, making it all more difficult for your team.
How many should you be in a team?
My simple answer to that is; not too many. Some people say three, some draw the line at 15 people in a team.
Founder and CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos has his own two-pizza team rule. My experience says it’s getting complicated above a size of five.
Lots of people do not solve the problems faster, avoid throwing more people at problems.