SkunkWorks

an Under The Radar operation, typically within a BigCo (or BigGov) that avoids the surrounding bureaucracy and Process Management and accomplishes big things. A Creative Network? Definitely D And D.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skunk_works

popularized by Tom Peters http://www.theworkingmanager.com/articles/detail.asp?ArticleNo=217

http://www.cioinsight.com/article2/0,1397,1458052,00.asp

Skunkworks as Distributed Networks http://www.netage.com/Learning/Publications/Seybold/Seybold3_8-89%20.html

http://www.cscresearchservices.com/foundation/library/P038/RP04.asp

famous example: LockheedSkunkWorks - build major aircraft like the SR71 Black Bird spy plane

they originated the KISS concept


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