“Think Next. Now.” is all about focusing on the outcomes. Yet, unfortunately, government procurement is far too often focused on inputs—often to the detriment of achieving an outcome that advances the mission. CSRA President & CEO Larry Prior focuses on this theme in his latest op-ed in Government Executive.
With services consuming ever-larger portions of federal acquisition budgets and with mission objectives ever more demanding, we can no longer rely on a model which, though familiar and comfortable, fails to focus on results.
Read more about how a performance or outcomes-based approach to procurement puts the focus where it belongs—on advancing the mission.