Design Oscillations: Don’t “Spin Your Wheels”

Posted October 2, 2019 | Technology | Amplify
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 Consortium, a member of Arthur D. Little's AMP open consulting network, and a frequent 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 academic, business, and IT strategy experience to his role, with a focus on strategic… Read More
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