This process has been a re-occurring subject in Sunday school lately....and how we all practice to one level or another:
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The OODA loop is the cycle observe–orient–decide–act, developed by military strategist and United States Air Force Colonel John Boyd. Boyd applied the concept to the combat operations process, often at the operational level during military campaigns. It is now also often applied to understand commercial operations and learning processes. The approach explains how agility can overcome raw power in dealing with human opponents. It is especially applicable to cyber security and cyber warfare ...
By astute observation and well thought out follow thru we (hopefully) can stay ahead of the curve. DD