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[KB]The Path Through The Wilderness: The Elements of Project Management for Rapid Learning Cycles

publication date: Feb 21, 2017
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author/source: Katherine Radeka

Path Through Wilderness

If we don't use Gantt charts to manage our project plans in the Rapid Learning Cycles framework then how do we keep our teams coordinated and on track?

The Rapid Learning Cycles framework uses the simplest of tools to manage complexity. We've learned that when we give teams ownership for planning, empower them to develop their own plans and then provide regular opportunities for replanning, teams stay much better coordinated because the plans never get out of date.

This week's Knowledge Brief describes the five essential tools we use to manage a program with the Rapid Learning Cycles framework.

 


Key Takeaways

  • Traditional project management methods break down in projects that are being structured as Rapid Learning Cycles.
  • These projects need to track Key Decisions, Knowledge Gaps and Activities in order to manage the team’s workflow at all levels.
  • There are five elements of the project management method for Rapid Learning Cycles.

 

The Path Through The Wilderness: The Elements of Project Management for Rapid Learning Cycles

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