The Elements of Project Management for Rapid Learning Cycles Teams adopting the Rapid Learning Cycles framework for the first time often stumble over the basics of how to manage a program that has such an unconventional structure. Rapid Learning Cycles are, by definition, fast and cyclical. I’ve written elsewhere about how traditional project management tools, […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted every team that I work with, in some way. My own staff left the office one Friday afternoon with laptops in mid-March, and I haven’t seen them in person since that day. The temptation in times like these is to put things on hold, to delay, to push things later […]
Indicators to Assess the Strength of Your Rapid Learning Cycles Program I celebrated a major milestone in the project to write my second book by purchasing a small desktop fountain. It makes a nice gurgling sound that helps my concentration. Every time I empty it out to put in fresh water, I need to remove […]
How to Adjust Your Learning Cycles Plan When I went in search of a tool to support virtual Rapid Learning Cycles kickoff events, the main requirement was that it duplicate the experience of working with sticky notes as closely as possible.
High Velocity Innovation opens with the saga of the Tesla 3’s production challenges. In July of 2018, just as I was settling into writing the 2nd draft, Elon Musk gave an interview to Tom Randall of Bloomberg News who asked Musk how this happened. Musk said, “Because we were huge idiots and we didn’t know […]