Hacking for Diplomacy at the State Department – Breakthroughs, breakdowns and relentlessly direct critiques

Steve Blank

Each team of three to five students is being asked not only to become an expert on these complex topics in 10 short weeks, but also to learn and apply Lean LaunchPad methodology to put forth a solution. The teams live and die by the Lean Startup credo: “There are no facts inside the building so get the hell outside.” By week 7 (next week), the teams have either embraced the Lean process or we’re not going to get through to them. Time flies.

Hacking for Diplomacy at the State Department – Breakthroughs, breakdowns and relentlessly direct critiques

Steve Blank

Each team of three to five students is being asked not only to become an expert on these complex topics in 10 short weeks, but also to learn and apply Lean LaunchPad methodology to put forth a solution. The teams live and die by the Lean Startup credo: “There are no facts inside the building so get the hell outside.” By week 7 (next week), the teams have either embraced the Lean process or we’re not going to get through to them. Time flies.

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Why the Navy Needs Disruption Now (part 2 of 2)

Steve Blank

And that the Lean Innovation tools we’ve built to deal with disruption and create continuous innovation for large commercial organizations were equally relevant here. For targets over uncontested airspace (Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, Libya, etc.) But using Lean Innovation they’ll fail quickly and cheaply. You use “Lean” techniques to build Minimal Viable Products (MVPs).

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The Red Queen Problem – Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community

Steve Blank

In the 21st century you need a scorecard to keep track of the threats: Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, ISIS in Yemen/Libya/Philippines, Taliban, Al-Qaeda, hackers for hire, etc. Together Pete, Joe Felter and I created Hacking for Defense , a nationwide program to teach university students how use Lean methodologies to solve defense and national security problems. The Lean Innovation process is a self-regulating, evidence-based innovation pipeline.

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The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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Crushing It With Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Best Metrics, Reports

Occam's Razor

Other tools, can provide more dimensions including children, political leanings, ethnicity etc… You can see how this might be a lot more interesting for a magazine or content sites, and perhaps a lot less to other types of businesses. If I can infer that you want a Nexus 9 or are looking for an article on Libya or want to learn what a Roth IRA is, why do I care how old you are or if want to school?