The CURVE Process

Responsive feedback in 5 simple steps.
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Ongoing learning and improvement can be more easily said than done. What does it take to make it happen?

Here is a simple 5 step process.

First, get stakeholders on board. Many stakeholders need to cooperate for continuous improvement to happen, from funders to implementers to research teams. Unite these stakeholders in a shared mission to get better faster.

Second, we look for areas where we can and should keep learning. Where have we made assumptions? Where could we benefit from knowing more? Where should we experiment with ways to do things better?

Third, we focus our learning by writing specific learning questions.

Fourth, we seek evidence to answer these questions.

And fifth, we study what the evidence is telling us and adapt in response.