Rapid Learning Cycles

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Rapid Learning Cycles: Agile for COTS Projects

by Kathy Iberle

Are you frustrated by how much time it takes to purchase and configure large COTS (Commercial-Off-the-Shelf) software packages?  A COTS package is better than build-from-scratch for many large government and business projects, but it’s still a huge amount of work, especially when legacy systems must be integrated with the new package.  You’d love to use […]

What is the Rapid Learning Cycles Framework?

by Kathy Iberle

The Rapid Learning Cycles Framework* is a synthesis of the best ideas from Agile Development for software and from Lean Product Development methods used in hardware. The framework is tailored for teams working on physical, chemical, and biological products – which includes mixed hardware/software projects. In these domains, Rapid Learning Cycles speed up the long, […]