Enterprise software, like the world around us, always seems to be getting more complicated, not less. Of course this trajectory is true of most software; when was the last time you installed a new version of your favorite application and found that features had been removed? But in the realm of consumer-oriented software, only modern operating systems can match the multi-dimensional, ever-increasing complexity associated with the design and development of enterprise applications. I don't know if you've been reading this column regularly, but given the number of times I've written about complexity in one form or another, I think…
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