When growth flatlines for investor-backed tech companies, board members start pressing the CEO for answers...
“What’s going on?" "Can you get back on plan?" "How are you going to right the ship?”
CEOs and management teams often cite competition or business model challenges as culprits for slow growth. Other macro factors such as shifting market conditions, governmental bureaucracy, or economic downturns are sometimes blamed.
Rarely is poor data integrity mentioned as the reason for stalling out.