Dear Acquisition Culture, Get Well Soon

Dear Acquisition Culture, Get Well Soon

Disrupting Acquisition Blog A friend of mine in my non-Acquisition life is chronically ill—organ failure—sick in a horrific way. Most of us can’t imagine forcing ourselves to get up every day and deal with that kind of pain for the next three or four decades. Every...
Is AnaIysis Your Scarecrow?

Is AnaIysis Your Scarecrow?

Disrupting Acquisition Blog The biggest complaint I’m hearing from my network is that many [self-proclaimed] innovators aren’t innovating.“All talk and no action,” I’m hearing. The complaint is second only to that of the Frozen Middle, though there’s some overlap...
Going Fast in the FAR Labyrinth

Going Fast in the FAR Labyrinth

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Ever wonder how it is that some buying offices can go super fast and others seem to take forever—and both are using the same rules from the FAR? Yeah, me, too. Until recently. Back in March, I attended the Offset Symposium in San Francisco,...
Reverse-Mapping the Acquisition Valley of Death

Bridging the Policy Gap

Accelerate Accelerate Home Accelerate Culture Accelerate Requirements Accelerate System Design Accelerate Execution Accelerate Contracting A First-Person Approach from Lorna Tedder The somewhat natural adversity between Acquisition policy makers/keepers and the...