Rethinking IT for Simplicity

Dateline: July 22, 2016 Welcome to our Friday WRAP – one thought-provoking idea to think about over the weekend. Recently, well-known CIO advisor and recruiter, Martha Heller, published an interview with Rich Richardson, CIO of Spirit AeroSystems, about managing complexity in the information systems organization.  What caught my eye was the focus on reducing complexity and the value of … [Read more...]

KISS- Keeping it Simple

Two recent Fast Company posts by contributor Drake Baer, reminded me of the criticality of simplicity. Baer built his thoughts on The Simplicity Thesis , an article written about a year ago by Aaron Levie, the CEO and co-founder of Box).  His first blog was about the importance of keeping products simple.  Baer writes, Since the mass market is so massive, your product needs to be massively … [Read more...]