As a whole, the disadvantages usually dance around two major issues:
- Losing sight of the big picture and
- Lack of human connection
Effective use of all the great tools for digital Obeya rooms should always be balanced with careful consideration to the human connection aspect that makes the Obeya philosophy so powerful.
Digital tools can make us miss the choices we are forced to make when we have to take the physical restrictions of wall space into account. Lack of space forces us to prioritize and this is a good thing.