Worth Reading: The War on Expertise
Jeff McLaughlin published an excellent blog post perfectly describing what we’ve been experiencing for decades: the war on expertise.
On one hand, the “business owners” force us to build complex stuff because they think they know better, on the other they blame people who know how to do it for the complex stuff that happens as the result of their requirements:
I am saying that we need to stop blaming complexity on those who manage to understand it.
It takes time and scares to get to understand the beauty of simplicity, and not everyone gets there ;-)