The formalized process for directing problem solving is core to the academic process. Can business decisions be improved with a more disciplined approach to evaluating new information?
Lean Startup methods have captured the business publics attention. Terms such as “MVP” and “pivoting” are now seen in mainstream business publications. These terms have become so popular that many people confuse the methods with the methodology.
What constitutes a methodology and how does this help explain Lean Startup?
Colonel John Boyd’s exploits are legendary. As an Air Force Fighter Weapons School instructor, he issued a standing challenge that he could beat any pilot in a simulated air combat fight in less than 40 seconds or less. Expert pilots from around the services challenged him for the chance to win $40 (equivalent to $250 today) but he never lost the bet. 1