You Should Make A Video

You Should Make A Video

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Innovation By Dan Ward & Deb ZidesHardware assembly instructions are notoriously difficult to follow. Sometimes it’s because the words and pictures on the page were badly written, poorly labeled, or visually ambiguous. Other times the...
Training in Caves, Not Silos

Training in Caves, Not Silos

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Mindset As an acquisition professional, I wasn’t trained in a silo: I was trained in a cave. I got all the right certifications and then some, yet only now do I understand how much I missed—and how little I understood about anything outside...
Principles of War, Axioms of Acquisition

Principles of War, Axioms of Acquisition

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Mindset Honed by hundreds of years of battlefield experiences, many militaries have developed “Principles of War” to represent leading truths in the conduct of warfare. Not surprisingly, there is overlap between various statements of such...
It Can’t Be Just You Making a Difference

It Can’t Be Just You Making a Difference

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Mindset It can’t be just you. Ever. No matter how good you are at disrupting the status quo. It can’t be just you out there, creating and driving change. If it is just you, then as soon as you’re gone, then so is the change. It’s true of...