Incentivizing Emerging Technologies in Contracts

Incentivizing Emerging Technologies in Contracts

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Incentivizing Emerging Technologies in Contracts We are in that transition time where the technologies of tomorrow are emerging but not yet fully adopted. Transition times are difficult. The old way of doing business or gathering data or...
What’s Wrong with Making Contracting Shops Compete?

What’s Wrong with Making Contracting Shops Compete?

Disrupting Acquisition Blog What’s Wrong with Making Contracting Shops Compete?   Every few months, someone comes up with this crazy-brilliant new idea to have buying offices, aka Contracting shops, compete for workload to see who can get the job done best, with...
Turning Fiscal Year End Moans into Better Plans

Turning Fiscal Year End Moans into Better Plans

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Turning Fiscal Year End Moans into Better Plans It’s 11 PM on Fiscal Year Eve. Do you know where your contracts are? It’s just as well. If you work for the Department of Defense, you probably won’t be reading this until the next fiscal year...
Dr. Griffin Can Procure More of His Christmas List!

Dr. Griffin Can Procure More of His Christmas List!

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Dr. Griffin Can Procure More of His Christmas List! The Department of Defense now has a new authority to rapidly acquire 5G, apps, cyber, phones, IoT, satellites, cloud, encryption, AR/VR, AI, robotics, and autonomy.  Expansion of a...
The Formula for Fast(er) Success

The Formula for Fast(er) Success

Disrupting Acquisition Blog The Formula for Fast(er) Success While interviewing acquisition teams who’ve been successful at getting things done both fast and right, I spotted a trend. You might even call it the formula for fast success—or use it as a checklist for...
Going Fast in the FAR Labyrinth

Going Fast in the FAR Labyrinth

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Going Fast in the FAR Labyrinth 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...