Author Archive

Kymm McCabe

Kymm McCabe is a technology principal at Deloitte Digital.
Acquisition

Let's change the "I" in RFI from information to interaction

To truly work together, government and industry should do a lot more talking.

Digital Government

Federal digital transformation: What's next for USDS and 18F?

The government's digital teams have provided desperately needed skills, but government is an "at-scale" enterprise that cannot afford to wait for a small cadre of specialists to make its way around to everyone.

Acquisition

Overcoming fear of the inspector general

Kymm McCabe warns that overly aggressive oversight is costing a fortune and killing off needed communication.

Acquisition

IT buying experiments preview 'Acquisition of the Future'

Today’s pockets of innovation give glimpses of the tomorrow’s buyers and marketplace.

Acquisition

A bold approach to transforming IT acquisition

Without a future vision and an appetite for risk, reforms lead down a rabbit hole. There is a better way.

IT Modernization

Taming the wild west of cloud acquisition

Federal buyers have a variety of ways to approach cloud services. Here are some strategies for cutting through the chaos to find the best solution for your agency.

Workforce

Buying agile without jumping through hoops

Agile development can be less risky than the traditional approach, but getting the best results takes flexibility and continuous involvement by government and contractor teams.