Figure *122: Diagram shows the Component cycles of a Result-Cycle.
A Result-Cycle Consists-of:
• a Strategic-Management-Cycle
• a Development-Cycle (any development required or Acquisition of the deliverables)
• a Production-Cycle (any Product integration or manufacture and distribution required)
• a Delivery-Cycle (the actual delivery of the deliverable to the user)
Result-Cycles, for different steps, can be executed serially and in parallel. The reason for this is the variable times taken for implementation (specifically development and Production-Cycles) and the Evo Requirement to achieve a reasonably short Delivery-Cycle frequency. For example, the average Delivery-Cycle frequency could be stipulated to be weekly or monthly, but a specific Result might take six months from initiation to actual Result delivery, due to such factors as research cycles, order cycles, construction cycles and approval Processes. These Processes would normally be sought to be done in parallel with other Evo cycle activities, so that the Evo management team and their Stakeholders would still experience some Result delivery within the stipulated Delivery-Cycle time.
The development and Production-Cycles are termed “backroom” activities and the Delivery-Cycle is termed a “frontroom” activity. One useful analogy is to think of the way in which a restaurant delivers to its customers. Ideally, delivery to the table is independent of food and drink preparation times!
This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.