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Decision-Forcing Cases: Gaining experience without the hurt

Learning about learning from the USMC, applied to product teams

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What Is a DFC?

Graphic from Scenario #1, “Ambush at Dark,” published in Mastering Tactics by John F. Schmitt.

Why DFCs work

Product people get DFC benefits

So what do product people think about DFCs?

Writing a DFC for product people

Running the DFC for product people

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Scenario planning and wargaming

DFCs up level your product thinking



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Chris Butler

Chaotic good product manager, Lead PM @ Google Core Machine Learning