How a 3-Person Team Practicing Lean Startup Helped the Federal Government Avoid Spending $200,000 and Hundreds of Hours a Week

Brian Wood leads a group called the Digital Attack Team at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). NGA provides intelligence for policymakers, the military, and first responders in the U.S. Department of Defense. Brian and his team had a big task: Build a tool that incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) to help the agency do its work better. This is the story of how Lean Startup Co. helped the Digital Attack team to utilize Lean Startup methodologies to discover and solve the root problem, in record time, at a fraction of the cost.