Keeping things simple eliminates the possibility of failure. When something has tons of moving parts, we are opening ourselves up to those moving parts ceasing to move.
I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve gone to the copy machine and something is jammed or broken. Considering how sophisticated they are, it isn’t a huge surprise that it seems like it’s broken more than it’s working.
In live production, we don’t have the luxury to wait for a copy machine repairman to show up. We need to get it working now!
Are you creating a collating, stapling, hole punching, folding copy machine type of plan, or are your plans simple, eliminating the potential for failure?