Working at a startup is an endless cycle of finding solutions for problems that arise.

It is often easy to fix problems when they are isolated. But how do you solve problems in a complex system where there are multiple actors influencing the issue?

That’s where systems thinking comes in.

We spoke with Mehmet Bolak, Head of Engineering at Territory Foods, to explain the principles of systems thinking. Mehmet has studied systems thinking and used it to bring light to complexities and even determine user intent for the products at Territory Foods.

This conversation has been edited for clarity and…

Tim Winkler

Entrepreneur. Startup founder. Global traveler. #DC #DCTech Community-Builder, Meetup Organizer #Startups #DMV

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