Knowledge Briefs and Articles
Here is a starter set of Knowledge Briefs to help you learn more about the Rapid Learning Cycles framework for product development programs.
Case Study Articles and Presentations
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Linked In post by Michael Phillips, describing how the Rapid Learning Cycles framework has been used inside Philips Electronics to accelerate innovation.
Your First Knowledge Briefs
We publish each Knowledge Brief in a letter-sized version for on-screen reading, and an A3 which is a better format for printing. You can print the A3 on A3 paper (metric) or 11" x 17" paper (US). These links take you to the Rapid Learning Cycles Framework's Resource Center, but you do not need a membership to download them.
This short article describes the Rapid Learning Cycles framework in the context of early product development programs.
This Knowledge Brief describes why the Rapid Learning Cycles framework increases the success rate for new product development programs, as measured by whether or not the final product meets stakeholder expectations for on-time delivery, cost and customer experience.
Many product development program teams suffer from lack of confidence when they have disappointed key business leaders on previous programs. This article describes why the Rapid Learning Cycles framework improves relationships with stakeholders so that they become enthusiastic supporters for Research and Development work.
This Knowledge Brief describes how the Rapid Learning Cycles framework integrates into a phase gate Product Development Process.
The Rapid Learning Cycles framework uses words precisely to speed up communication. This document shows how product development teams use the fundamental vocabulary of the Rapid Learning Cycles framework.
This article describes the things that product development teams do differently inside a Rapid Learning Cycle.
Advanced R & D teams face some special challenges in commercializing their ideas. This Knowledge Brief describes the ways that we adapt the Rapid Learning Cycles framework so that the ideas generated in Advanced Development flow more smoothly into product development teams.
Finally, this Knowledge Brief describes why product development teams have more fun when they use the Rapid Learning Cycles framework.