Continuous Learning and Improvement
Work smarter by learning faster
Do you also notice that the speed of changes in technology, in people’s behavior and in how we organize work is increasing more and more? Then you probably understand as well that you have to be able to adapt faster and better with this than the competition. People are the key part in this to make the difference. Consciously or unconsciously you have become part of a ‘ learning organization’ .
This does mean that as an organization you should stimulate and facilitate continuous learning and improvement. How do you ensure that as an organization you learn and improve the individuals, the team and the entire system together? We are happy to help you to ensure that learning and improvement is synchronized with the ambition and goals of the organization!
"Continuous Learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field"
"The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement" Helmut Schmidt
Continuous Learning and Improvement
You may have the idea that there is already a lot of attention for personal development and that a lot is already being learned. However, this learning is often individually focused, is not linked to strategic goals and creates a fragmented landscape of improvement initiatives that are not or hardly completed.
By organizing the process of continuous learning and improvement in a fixed rhythm, the real problems are being identified and solved more quickly and within a structural manner. The learning and improvement ability of the organisation increases their power enormously.
You achieve results earlier, feeling the energy and notice that the objectives are achieved on time!
Why invest in continuous learning and improvement?
Nowadays, continuous learning and improvement is a precondition for success. People make the difference these days. One of the most valuable contributions of continuous learning and improvement is that you help people learn together and improve faster. This allows people in your organization to better cope with the speed of change.
Not only can you perform your work better, you are also able to exchange information more easily, be more innovative and tackle the real problems needed to realize the joint ambition. And that gives you energy!
Leading the Change
From fixed mindset to a growth mindset.
Continuous learning and improvement requires a change in our behaviour. To learn new things, you often have to step outside your comfort zone. That is not always easy and not always the highest priority. We make people aware of this and help them to move step by step towards a more growth mindset. As a result, creativity and energy are released to learn and improve faster and faster.
From lessons learned afterwards to continuous learning.
To speed up, you want to gain knowledge as quickly as possible on what you don’t know about the product yet. And you want to receive frequent and extensive feedback whether you are on the right track. We help you to collect learning points right from the start. This creates the opportunity to make targeted improvements and adjustments at an earlier stage. As a consequence, you create value for your organization earlier with the knowledge that you and your team continuously gain.
From centralized decision making to decentralized decision making.
One of the major factors slowing down product development is centralized decision-making by management. By allowing (technical) decisions to be made at a lower level in the organization, people feel more ownership and develop products faster. To do this, you must first make the decisions visible and define what knowledge is needed to make these decisions. In this way you get a better grip on decision-making and you ensure that people can make decisions with more confidence.
From gut feeling to solid choices.
When you develop new innovative solutions; one common thing is that you know very little at the start! But in order to speed up, you are almost forced to make many important choices and learn at an early stage, often based on gut feeling. We ensure that you not only have insight into which choices have a major impact, but we also help you to make these decisions with more confidence.
Would you like to know more about what we can do for your organization in these areas of continuous learning and improvement?
Tooling for continuous learning and improvement
Continuous learning and improvement with a large group of people does not happen by itself. Good tools help enormously to secure lessons learned, to plan and monitor improvements and to accelerate continuous learning and improvement in the organization.
Good tools help you:
- Establish lessons learned and easier exchange of knowledge.
- Keep focus on key areas for improvement that need attention.
- Provide insight into what other colleagues or teams are focusing on.
- Stimulate coordination between current initiatives.
- By linking major improvement initiatives to your strategy.
- By monitoring and adjusting the process of continuous learning and improvement.