…ng surface area, cuts …ng surface area, cuts the team’s impact by an immense amount (this is often invisible until later). Think through all the times a team will need to meet with or wait for another team and make that number as small as possible. Well-functioning teams feel like a black box that outputs regular updates and amazing work.
… sit down to hear an unrehearsed, unguarded and slide-less talk from one of their newfound friends. Epicurrence turns the spectator sport of conferences into a group activity. The talks flow seamlessly from solo act to group conversation and back again.
We do this every time design new user experience shows up as an item on a checklist of “launch blockers”. Or when we hurriedly cobble together a blank state screen when an engineer asks Hey, what should I implement when we don’t have any content to show here? Or when we finalize a launch date before we start thinking about the marketing strategy.