Acquisition Innovation Project Case Study
Summary description: Government executives identified streamlining federal acquisition processes as essential to achieve the IT Modernization goal in the President’s Management Agenda. In response, ACT-IAC’s Institute for Innovation launched a project with guidance provided by OMB’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy. A team of government and industry volunteers interviewed government acquisition professionals to collect examples of innovative acquisition practices, designed a web platform, and populated it with the information collected. The result is the Periodic Table of Acquisition Innovations (https://www.fai.gov/periodic-table/), an easy to use portal containing real-world use cases and documentation of innovative acquisition practices organized by the stages of the acquisition lifecycle. This case study describes the project approach and results.