Chapter 6. Coordination

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.Winston Churchill

A next-generation flexible platform was at the top of the list of strategic technology developments at a client. Two products were built on top of this prestigious new platform. One of the product groups was constantly complaining about the platform’s bloatedness. The other group? They had stubbed out the entire platform so that it would not affect their work. Something had gone seriously wrong. Coordination is hard.

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