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We are committed to conducting rigorous research to advance the understanding of the key challenges affecting our clients and key stakeholders.  The articles and presentations below highlight some of the important work that key personnel at Beyond Optimal Strategic Solutions have led or participated in.  For more information on any of the topics below please contact us at info@beyondoptimal.com

"Measuring Contracting Organization Workload and Performance", October 2011, Contract Management.

"Army Contracting Command Workforce Model Analysis" NPS Acquisition Research Program; Feb, 2012.

"Determining the Appropriate Size of the Contracting Workforce:  Yes We Can!"   NPS Acquisition Research Program; Apr, 2011.

“Army Contracting Command Demographics: Trends, Implications, and Opportunities.”  With David Lamm. NPS Acquisition Research Program; Sep 2009.

“Perceptions of Corporate Entrepreneurship in Air Force Organizations: Antecedents and Outcomes.” With C. Wood, D. Holt, and B. Hudgens, Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. 

“Building and Maintaining Technical Relationships:  An Evaluation of the In-Q-Tel Model.”  With M. Belko and K. Heppard, Journal of Cost Analysis and Management. 

“DoD is not IBM: The Challenges of Implementing Strategic Sourcing in Defense Acquisition.” 

“Going to War with Defense Contractors: A Case Study of Battlefield Acquisition.” 

“Entrepreneurial Mindset in Air Force Organizations: Antecedents and Outcomes.”

“Industry Best Practices: Bringing Them to Public Procurement.”   

“Transforming DoD Organizations Through the Identification and Utilization of Creative Capacity.”   

Evolutionary Acquisition: An Analysis of Defense Procurement and Recommendations for Expanded Use.”  

“Symposium on Transforming Defense Acquisition:  Entrepreneurial Thinking and Innovative Processes.” 

"I Get by With a Little Help From My Friends: Entrepreneurship in Rock and Roll Networks." 

“Automating Supplier Evaluations:  USAF Acquisition Transformation.”  

“Balancing Socioeconomic and Public Procurement Reform Goals:  Effective Metrics for Measuring Small Business Participation in Public Procurement.” 

“The Challenge Of Bringing Industry Best Practices To Public Procurement:  Strategic Sourcing And Commodity Councils.” 

“Procurement Spend Analysis: Improving Enterprise Buying Decisions."  

“The Impact of Federal Government Acquisition Reform on United States Small Business Entrepreneurs.” 

“The Challenge of Bringing Industry Best Practices to Public Procurement:  Strategic Sourcing and Commodity Councils.” 

“Balancing Socioeconomic and Public Procurement Reform Goals:  Effective Metrics for Measuring Small Business Participation in Public Procurement.” 

“Government as venture capitalist: Identifying and developing technology as a core competency.”  

“Making government more entrepreneurial:  Is it possible?” 

“Government as Venture Capitalist.”  

“Strategic Sourcing: The Future of Outsourcing in the DoD.” 

“Entrepreneurship in the New Competitive Landscape.” 

For more information on any of the topics below please contact us at
info@beyondoptimal.com

 

 
 

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