New Acquisition Titles

New Acquisition Titles

Disrupting Acquisition Blog New Acquisition Titles In reading a recent CNAS article on AI, Paul Scharre referenced Will Roper as the former “Chief Acquisition Officer for the U.S. Air Force”. I immediately thought CAO has a much better ring to it than Air Force...
Oversight, Delegation, and Assuming Responsibility

Oversight, Delegation, and Assuming Responsibility

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Oversight, Delegation, and Assuming Responsibility ​“The U.S. Air Force must work differently with other DoD stakeholders, Congress, and both traditional and emerging industry partners to streamline processes and incentivize intelligent...
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...