operational art

This essay focuses on noteworthy contributions that are essential for the operational artist to “better understand the problem or problems at hand.”

Journal Article | February 25, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(11)

If the coalition consolidates on major bases along the ring road and attempts a Soviet-style hub and spoke concept, the result will be the same: defeat. 

Journal Article | February 6, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(2)

What is operational art? An example from the Normandy breakout in WWII.

Scott balanced risk and opportunity through a combination of careful planning and preparation, combined with strategic and operational understanding and patience.

Journal Article | June 4, 2012 03:28 AM | Comments(66)

How operational planners applied military design to a wicked problem set in Afghanistan.

Blog post | May 18, 2012 04:09 AM | Comments(1)

COL Doug Macgregor (Ret) presented this well-received brief to ILE students at Ft Lee.

Journal Article | April 30, 2012 03:50 AM | Comments(9)

Where do we go with Design in a post-COIN (for now) world?

Journal Article | March 28, 2012 03:54 AM | Comments(1)

It isn't either - or.  How the center of gravity fits into the design process.