Disrupting Acquisition Blog
Sometimes the best mentor is from a generation born after yours. Even if you’re a well-known, well-respected mentor to younger generations, you can still learn from others in what some refer to as “reverse mentoring.”
We may all order from the same menu but different requirements mean different dishes or even different ways of eating the same dish. The same is true of using the six pathways of the Adaptive Acquisition Framework. We can focus specifically on the pathway to what we need instead of eating the dish that fits someone else’s diet better than ours.
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 don’t need documentation, we’re agile!” “We can’t tell you what...
This new website demystifies DoD Acquisition and Contracting for Industry, especially for start-ups, small businesses, and non-traditional defense contractors who aren’t sure of what they’re getting into.
Collecting and listening to the real life experiences–user stories–can tell you the HOW and UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS you won’t find in regulations and help you to avoid mistakes you didn’t realize were possible.
Great recommendations to shape an Alternative Acquisition System for the Space Force.
Rethinking Meetings in the Shadow of a Pandemic.
Bureaucratic attempts to impede reforms will only weaken the DoD’s efforts in the Great Power Competition.
A three pronged approach to modernize DoD’s Requirements System to enable speed, agility, and innovation.
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