Design Oscillations: Don’t “Spin Your Wheels”

Posted October 2, 2019 in Cutter Business Technology Journal
Vince Kellen

The communication to design teams of new information that causes rework results in design oscillations. Since knowledge about how to complete a project is incrementally “consumed” by team members, design osc­illations are a natural metabolic byproduct of knowledge-foraging behavior. Design oscillations represent the key engine of the project metabolism. The problem lies in the timing of and team cooperation in synchronization of efforts related to design oscillations. 

About The Author
Vince Kellen
Vince Kellen is a Fellow of Cutter's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies and Data Analytics & Digital Technologies practices, a member of the Cutter Business Technology Council, and a Summit speaker. He is currently CIO at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), a member of UCSD’s Chancellor's Cabinet, and Vice Chancellor and CFO of the UCSD senior management team. Dr. Kellen brings a rare combination of… Read More
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