Mountains in the Stream

Mountains in the Stream

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Mountains in the Stream ​   The stream is one of those recurring metaphors that shows up throughout all aspects of my life, everything from the Acquisition field to personal views on life, love, spirituality, immortality. Maybe that’s...
Flipping the Mentor Model to Keep Innovation Innovative

Flipping the Mentor Model to Keep Innovation Innovative

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Flipping the Mentor Model to Keep Innovation Innovative If you want to see the future, get to know the youngest person in the room. That’s not a “boomer” complaint about Millennials and Gen Zers:  it’s inspiration to keep learning, stay...
Middle Tier of Acquisition and Cheeseburger Salad

Middle Tier of Acquisition and Cheeseburger Salad

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Middle Tier of Acquisition and Cheeseburger Salad “What the heck is that?” My colleague and I are having lunch on the patio of his favorite burger place so that we can talk about the Adaptive Acquisition Framework and how it is better than...
Risk Remains, Even with Agile!!!

Risk Remains, Even with Agile!!!

Disrupting Acquisition Blog Risk Remains, Even with Agile!!! ​There are many misconceptions organizations fall prey to as they move from traditional predictive project management practices to agile product delivery practices. Some of these misconceptions are: “We...
New Website Demystifies DoD Acquisition for Industry

New Website Demystifies DoD Acquisition for Industry

Disrupting Acquisition Blog New Website Demystifies DoD Acquisition for Industry   Thought about selling your technology to the Department of Defense? No idea where to start? This website helps demystify the DoD Acquisition and Contracting processes for you,...
The Importance of User Stories

The Importance of User Stories

Disrupting Acquisition Blog The Importance of User Stories   A few months ago, I got a call from my doctor’s office, the kind of call that knocks your feet out from under you—not totally unlike when things go amiss with a big procurement. The best-case solution,...