Are things getting too complex?

By Dan Corry | 12 July 2017
  • Dan Corry

Over-complexity is making solutions more difficult to achieve, writes Dan Corry as he argues that keeping things simple just might be the key to solving many of today’s local authorities’ problems

There are so many lessons to be learned from the horrific events at Grenfell Tower and we will be digesting them for some years to come.

One of the things which struck me was the amount of complexity which surrounded both the cause of the fire spreading so fast and the subsequent attempt to look after survivors in a decent way.

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