Chapter 12. Is Our Process Dragging Us Down?

Product teams need the ability to respond swiftly to feedback from the market and the changing business landscape. In order to respond swiftly, we need to structure our processes to our way of working. This means that we need to be prudent about setting up processes based on our resources, assessing where to optimize our processes and ensuring we set up our delivery based on time to market. This chapter addresses the typical process bottlenecks, followed by a recommendation for each.

The reasons for process waste include the following:

  • Striving for perfection
  • Striving for efficiency
  • Striving for throughput

Business and organization context

"A chain is only as strong as its weakest link."

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