Simplicity is Product Management

Dan Ward, author of The Simplicity Cycle and former Military Officer, shares what it takes to simplify mission-critical projects, how to balance speed and quality, and when adding complexity can be just the ingredient you need. 

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(2:20) How can a commitment to simplicity increase the likelihood of a successful project?  
(5:37) When is complexity a good thing?
(7:57) How can PM’s get their products to market faster within the constraints of a large organization?
(12:20) What can product teams do to encourage simplicity when working in companies with established biases towards complexity?

What Dan is reading
Banana Sunday by Root Nibot and Colleen Coover
Bandette Series by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover
The Sculptor by Scott McCloud
The Discourses of Epictetus by Epictetus