The article lists (and links to!) "Lean UX"  and Google Ventures' Design Sprint Methodology as inspirations.
 "Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience" http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920021827.do
"How To Write A Technical Paper"  has: (Related Work, System Model, Problem Statement),
(Your Solution), (Analysis), (Simulation, Experimentation), (Conclusion)