The Learning Game

Competitive product development is all about listening, learning and executing faster and better than the competition.    This is especially true in the software industry, where product updates must sometimes be provided within hours.

Tomorrow I am giving a talk here in San Diego about Knowledge-Driven Product Development.  I will discuss how product development should be viewed as a Learning Game.  Instead of focusing on activities, we should be looking at knowledge flow and how to remove obstacles to learning.   In order to do this effectively, we should look beyond processes and focus on the product development function as an integrated system – a Product Development System.…