Requirements Complexity - Expurgated Version

This post originally appeared April 29, 2011 on

If you didn’t read my last post on requirements complexity, what’s wrong with you???

Seriously though, here’s a MUCH shorter version that says essentially the same thing, just with the audience of developers and not BAs and PMs. Best quote from the linked to article, given the ~1300 word blog post I wrote on simplicity earlier in the week:
It turns out that, much like it’s easier to write a long blog post than it is to make the same point succinctly, it’s difficult to write software that is straightforward.