Simplicity and Elegance in IT

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Simplicity and Elegance in IT

Executive Report
Posted October 31, 2006 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies


"YOU'RE NOT A 'DUMMY'"

Many excellent books and articles have been published concerning the need for simplicity and about the serious, and often dangerous, problems due to complexity (to business ventures in general and to IT in particular). I will not provide a survey of all this literature (although many examples are mentioned in this Executive Report), but instead will start with a couple of revealing statements that shed some light on these complexities.