Concept Number: *123
English Master: Implementation Cycle
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: Implementation
Implementation Means “taking a plan, or an Idea, and turning it into reality”.
“Implementation-Cycle” contrasted with the “step” Concept.
1. An Implementation-Cycle is comparable to a part of Shewhart”s “Plan Do Study Act” cycle (Statistical-Process-Control Method) ; the “Act” part of it.
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2. The emphasis of an Implementation-Cycle within Evo is on “contact with reality” to obtain consequent feedback and enable later adjustment.
3. This can include factory production, software program writing, or any kind or realization of any Design-Idea or Prototype. It can include any kind of small change to a larger design.
4. The Implementation-Cycle includes any related, supportive, Development-Cycle Process. The “Development-Cycle” is focused on research and development, rather than manufacture (“the Production-Cycle”) and distribution (“the Delivery-Cycle”) to customers, users and markets.
This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.
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