Homepage2022-06-29T08:57:56-07:00

The open source formula that enables you and your team to win at product development.

What is the R5 Method?

A “team oriented/common sense” product development operating model that focuses on achieving maximum productivity through 5 variable elements.

It's a simple formula

R1 + R2 + R3 + R4 + R5

=

Maximum Productivity

where

R1

TRANSPARENCY

R2

ACTION

R3

ACCOUNTABILITY

R4

PARTICIPATION

R5

ATTITUDE

Why adopt the R5 Method?

Get clear visibility into capital allocation

Deliver world class products on time

Create a culture of accountability

Maximize capital investment

Get teams to operate in concert

Understand what’s important & focus

Roles & Responsibilities

PRODUCT MANAGER

Product Manager determines what has to be built, hopefully through voice of customer or intuition based on being a subject matter expert, documents the use cases, creates the wireframes, completes Test Cases; setting up all team members to WIN.

ARCHITECT

Architect takes the 4 documents created by the PM and collaborates with the PM to BACK into the best architecture required and creates a detailed work item for the Developer based on an individual deployable component; setting up the Developer to WIN.

ARCHITECT

Architect takes the 4 documents created by the PM and collaborates with the PM to BACK into the best architecture required and creates a detailed work item for the Developer based on an individual deployable component; setting up the Developer to WIN.

DEVELOPER

Developer gets the instructions from the Architect, collaborates on nuances, etc. and begins to code. The developer has to make sure they write code with unit tests, comments, and they make their best attempt to complete; setting up the Release Manager to WIN.

TEST ENGINEER

Test Engineer looks at the instructions created by the Architect that includes the Test Case created by the PM & automates the test case to create a suite of automated tests that will allow the team to iterate on the product while releasing hight quality code; setting up the Release Manger to WIN.

TEST ENGINEER

Test Engineer looks at the instructions created by the Architect that includes the Test Case created by the PM & automates the test case to create a suite of automated tests that will allow the team to iterate on the product while releasing hight quality code; setting up the Release Manger to WIN.

RELEASE MANAGER

Release Manager orchestrates the deployments schedule and sets up a process that enables the team to release code frequently, consistently with high quality. He assures that the train leaves on time. Setting up all team members to WIN.

Join the Community

We can’t wait to share upcoming news and events, so, sign up to be notified when it hits the press.

New Blog Posts

By |April 8th, 2020|

In the world of commerce, products are core to a company. Companies in this sphere exist because they [...]