Blogs

by Oliver Jones

Enthusiast 🟢

[Watch 11 mins/read 3 mins] In SOD We Trust: Strategy and the Art of Letting Go | Ofra Graicer | TEDxBudapestSalon:

https://aodnetwork.ca/in-sod-we-trust-strategy-and-the-art-of-letting-go-tedxbudapestsalon/

 

[Watch 15 mins] What is Strategic Design? | Philippe Dufort | TEDxBudapestSalon:

https://aodnetwork.ca/strategic-design-2/

 

[Watch 15 mins] Why Generals Need to Forget Before They Can Become Generals | Ofra Graicer | TEDxTelAvivUniversity: 

https://youtu.be/6pfZM9uSlmg

 

[Read 4 mins] Robert Frost – “The Road Not Taken”:

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44272/the-road-not-taken

 

Engaged Learner 🟦

[Read 15 mins] Ofra Graicer – “So SOD: An Antidote to the Futility of Design in Militaries”:

https://aodnetwork.ca/so-sod-an-antidote-to-the-futility-of-design-in-militaries/

 

[Watch 12 mins] Dr. Ofra Graicer, IDF and Mr. Nathan Schwagler, JSOU on Design in the Israeli Defense Force:

https://youtu.be/LNFZ6kjNjbA

 

[Watch 15 mins] Destructive Creativity & Design: Dr. Shimon Naveh (IDF) and Dr. Ben Zweibelson – Interview #3:

https://youtu.be/78LwBSBF-QQ

 

Practitioner

[Read 1 hour] Ofra Graicer, Philippe Dufort, Oliver Jones – “What is Strategic Design? Cultivating Cognitive Agility for the Craft of Generalship“:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405872622000478

 

[Read 30 minutes] Ofra Graicer – “Self Disruption: Seizing the High Ground of Systemic Operational Design”:

https://aodnetwork.ca/self-disruption-seizing-the-high-ground-of-systemic-operational-design-sod/

 

[Read 30 mins] Ofra Graicer and Shimon Naveh – “Beware the Power of the Dark Side: The Inevitable Coupling of Doctrine and Design”:

https://aodnetwork.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/naveh_experticia-militar-ed.2_2017.pdf

 

[Read 30 mins] John Boyd – “Destruction and Creation”:

https://www.colonelboyd.com/s/Destruction-and-Creation_3-Sep-1976.pdf

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