There’s no point in driving faster in the wrong direction.
That’s why staying focused on what really matters during the whole the software development process is crucial. Which means killing features that no one is going to use, shortening discussions and brining them back on track, and helping teams with difficult decisions (“Should we refactor this piece?”, “Should we allow deleting users?”, “What to work on next?” ) – I must admit I really enjoy this process 🙂
I gave a talk on this topic during the last AgileByExample 2014 conference. Here you’ll find the video:
and the presentation slides: