Feedback and Feedforward for Continuous Improvement Posted

I’m a monthly contributor to the Gurock blog. This month’s article is Feedback & Feedforward for Continuous Improvement: Using Double-Loop Learning Challenges Our Assumptions. Single-loop learning is when you “Plan the work and work the plan.” Double-loop learning is when you challenge assumptions during the project. Agile approaches allow us to do so. This is the …

Four R’s of Software Process Improvement: Requirements, Reviews, Retrospectives, and Results

© 2000 Johanna Rothman. Abstract Process improvement projects can be difficult to start, keep on track, and assess results. We can use the same requirements gathering and specification techniques that we use on product-projects on our process improvement projects. This paper discusses how to define requirements for process improvement projects and how to use reviews …