What to do if it takes me ages to get to production? Have a look to this article if your cycle time is huge: https://www.antoniomartel.com/2023/10/theory-of-constraints-toc.html

What to do if your to-do list and backlog is growing endlessly:

And when your tangled with bugs and incidents, but no any new features: https://www.antoniomartel.com/2023/11/equilibrium.html