We Don’t Need Another Hero

We Don’t Need Another Hero

Disrupting Acquisition Blog We Don’t Need Another Hero For almost seven years now, I’ve been pulled into conferences, workshops, and speakers’ panels to talk about innovative acquisition techniques. Every year, new names and faces show up on the innovation...
Understanding the (Not So) Obvious

Understanding the (Not So) Obvious

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Understanding the (Not So) Obvious   In Acquisition, as with most areas of life, we sometimes cannot help one another because we not only don’t understand each other but we don’t even know that we don’t understand one another or what...
SWAP Your TAME

SWAP Your TAME

Disrupting Acquisition Blog SWAP Your TAME There’s a saying in the aircraft design world that every feature must “buy its way onto the airplane.” That’s because every piece of hardware or software that’s added to an airplane consumes a precious resource by taking up...
The Acquisition Redemption?

The Acquisition Redemption?

Disrupting Acquisition Blog The Acquisition Redemption? It feels like soft mud under your feet and cool rain on your eyelids and a crack of thunder above you. It feels like freedom. We talk a lot about the culture in Acquisition and how to change it. Basically, we...
The Pentagon’s Missing Whiteboards

The Pentagon’s Missing Whiteboards

Disrupting Acquisition Blog The Pentagon’s Missing Whiteboards One day as I sat in a meeting in a Pentagon conference room, it hit me. There are no whiteboards in this room. In fact, most of the conference rooms lack a whiteboard. While individual offices and...