A winning strategy is more about synthesis than analysis: it requires developing a new mental model or theory. Deductive analysis cannot produce the level of insight necessary to create a defensible moat. Strategy requires synthesizing an understanding of the “meta game” and adapting more quickly than the competition—not quickly following the last successful strategy.
Chin, Cedric. “Much Ado About The OODA Loop.” Commonplace - The Commoncog Blog (blog), May 19, 2020. https://commoncog.com/blog/much-ado-about-the-ooda-loop/.