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This blog is the final installment of a 3-part series outlining the road to recovery for teams with a broken delivery process: Rhythm, Focus, and Vision. You can read part one and part two here. Once we have Rhythm and Focus, we can layer on Vision.
This blog is part 2 of a 3 part series outlining the road to recovery for teams with a broken delivery process: Rhythm, Focus, and Vision. You can read part one here. Now that we have Rhythm, we can talk about Focus. I love this story, told to me by a COO who joined a 25 person consumer tech company that was poised for growth.
You are in a tight spot. You told the board that you’d get 3 product initiatives done this quarter, and with a month left it looks like you may go 0 for 3. Your product team is burned out by an avalanche of noise and is in hair-on-fire mode. Your tech team is frustrated and looking for the exit. Your CRO is screaming for features he asked for last year and sold 6 months ago. Your designers are redoing the style guide for the 10th time because it’s the only thing they can do by themselves. You have a roadmap, but no idea if it will ever happen or whether it will solve your business problems.