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Overchoice

Ever noticed how many different types of Cheerios there are at the grocery store? At the risk of sounding “old”, I find myself aghast at the number of choices compared to when I was a veracious Cheerio eater (in high school). The most notable addition to the Cheerio bevvy: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios. While that [...]

By |2019-07-08T08:00:56-04:00July 8th, 2019|Skyway CO Insight|Comments Off on Overchoice

The 6-month Rule

I read a great book a few months ago called “Lean in” by Sheryl Sandburg, the COO of Facebook. The principle of the book was to provide a successful woman’s perspective on executive business. I recommend the book for lots of reasons. One of the great nuggets of wisdom I got from it was about [...]

By |2019-05-06T08:00:29-04:00May 6th, 2019|Skyway CO Insight|Comments Off on The 6-month Rule

Agile Government Contracting – Part 5 of a Series

Department, Command and Agency leaders must also champion the generally accepted wisdom that lean principles, the intellectual source of agile practices, can be applied to Government acquisitions of both tangible and intangible products and services. Doing so simultaneously leads to improved delivery times, reduced costs, and improved quality. While the claim of “better, faster, cheaper” [...]

By |2019-03-04T08:00:59-05:00March 4th, 2019|Skyway CO Insight|Comments Off on Agile Government Contracting – Part 5 of a Series

Agile Government Contracting – Part 4 of a Series

Command and Agency leaders must understand the changing reality where they find themselves operating. Technology-driven process improvement means the cost of exploration and experimentation has been so dramatically reduced that discovering solutions that are both more effective and less costly is now completely possible. This new dynamic can be seen in the advances driven by [...]

By |2019-02-18T08:00:09-05:00February 18th, 2019|Skyway CO Insight|Comments Off on Agile Government Contracting – Part 4 of a Series
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