One of the often under appreciated situations in web development today are thing inherent to the process that create blockers inefficiencies when a developer is doing his or her day-to-day work. I am firm believer that inefficiencies are in fact blockers. and you should work hard to eliminate them. Although this might be difficult for ‘the business’ (managers, stakeholders) to understand, these things should be treated with the same importance as a “blocker” that you might bring up at stand-up. Failure to treat inefficiencies compound the problem, eventually leading to waste. Here are 9 things that make teams slow, and what you should do to address them on your team.