Re: The Boeing Mind Map story

Subject: Re: The Boeing Mind Map story
From: Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2008 08:45:08 +1100

Dan Goldstein wrote:
> I've seen versions of this story on various Web sites: Using a
> 25-foot-long Mind Map, 100 Boeing engineers were able to learn a
> particular process in a few weeks, instead of a few years -- thereby
> saving $11 million.
> I wasn't able to find as reputable a source as, say, a Boeing press
> release or a newspaper article with quoted sources. Most of the sites I
> found with this story were trying to sell something. Does anyone know
> for sure if it really happened? Any Beignets on this list?

Couldn't find anything from Boeing itself but
I did find what appears to be a pretty well-
sourced article about how this technique was
used at Boeing:

-- Janice

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