It’s Thursday morning at 10:30am. Kim, Head of Product at Acme Co., confronts Kevin, CTO of Acme Co:
Kim: “Hey, do you have a minute? We’re going to miss our deadline and Adam’s pissed.”
Kevin: “I’d love to help, but we’ve got bugs to fix, and my developers don’t have access to our production systems. So yeah, security is better, but it’s impossible to debug anything. On top of this, we aren’t tracking velocity, so I can’t even give you an estimate of when we’ll be ready even if I tried.”
Kim has a decision to make. Adam, CEO of Acme Co, needs an answer. The board is counting on her to launch in time for their industry trade show next month. Kim and Kevin are both smart, and they know what the roadblocks are. Their teams aren’t communicating, and it’s preventing product from launching on time. What should they do?
In order to succeed, Kim and Kevin have to work together, communicate effectively, and plow through roadblocks.
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