Speaking of Innovative Contracting

Are your innovative ideas for reducing lead times being silenced?

Speaking of Innovative Contracting: A Collection of Hard-Won Truths from an Acquisition Maverick presents a compelling compilation of articles by seasoned acquisition expert Lorna E. Tedder. Originally published on her Agile Acquisition Blog between 2018 and 2019, these articles offer a unique blend of practical advice, innovative strategies, and candid reflections on the rapidly evolving landscape of government procurement.

Tedder, known for her “renegade” contracting methods, delves into the complexities of Other Transaction Authority, 10 USC 2373/4023, and other cutting-edge tools for achieving rapid acquisition. Through engaging analogies and real-world examples, she tackles challenges like navigating the “Frozen Middle,” managing data rights, building effective teams, and leveraging strategic sourcing.

This curated collection is a must-read for acquisition professionals seeking to break free from outdated processes and embrace a more agile approach. You’ll find yourself inspired by Tedder’s fearless pursuit of innovation and equipped with practical strategies to drive efficiency and accelerate the delivery of critical technologies.

Warning:  candid talk about the bureaucracy!