What’s the “poison pill” that prevents pilots from going to scale? According to scaling expert Larry Cooley, it’s complexity.
We’ve been thinking a lot about how to reduce complexity in order to achieve scale. In fact, “How do we reduce cost and complexity?” is key design question #4 that we explore in our Designing for Scale lab in the accelerator.
We’re big fans of MSI’s Scaling Up Toolkit, which Cooley co-authored. Check out this great interview clip with Cooley from Devex and the rest of the article here: