OODA Loop

Chet Richards On: Boyd's Really Real OODA Loop

One thing about those who follow Boyd’s ideas is that they are constantly reflecting upon how to best improve decision making under pressure.

Destruction and Creation

Chet Richards has a newly edited version of Col John Boyd’s Destruction and Creation posted at Fast Transients.

A Video Biography of COL John Boyd

 

The Utility of OODA...It"s Much More Than a Loop

A great article over at Fast Company titled “The Strategy of a Fighter Pilot” that discusses the utility of COL John Boyd's OODA Loop in a vast array of disciplines. We like things simple although the reality of how things unfold is not so simple, they are instead often times dynamic and complex. Boyd understood, changes ceaselessly, unfolding "in an irregular, disorderly, unpredictable manner," despite our vain attempts to ensure the contrary.

Train the brain: Using tactical decision games in training Published at POLICE ONE

On-the-job training and experience is often stated as “the way” to learn the job of policing. What does this mean to us cops? Does it mean with time on the job we’ll get better at what we do, automatically, or magically from working shift after shift and handling call after call? Every time we race to the scene and charge towards the sounds of danger and come out safe with suspect in custody, mean that we have somehow gotten better just by being there and participating in the dangerous encounter?

COL John Boyd: The Man

jrboyd-photo For those of you who follow this blog, you know Col John Boyd has a great influence on me personally and on the methodology of training we utilize, that helps build more alert, aware and skillfu

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