The Defense Department appointed 18 members to yet another advisory committee to study the acquisition system. But this one has a much more specific task than the blue ribbon panels that have come in the decades before it.
Jonathan Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, joins host Roger Waldron to discuss the acquisition provisions in the pending National Defense Authorization Act. September 27, 2016
The Procurement Roundtable, which includes former OFPP administrators, DoD and agency acquisition executives, sent a letter to President Donald Trump with recommendations to improve the federal buying process.
In part two of a special report: Defense Acquisition at a Crossroads, Federal News Radio examines the challenges the Defense Department will face as it implements numerous Congressional acquisition reforms, many of which it didn’t ask for.
Deidre Lee, chair of the Section 809 Acquisition Advisory Panel, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the panel’s mission and agenda for its ongoing review of DoD acquisition. March 21, 2017
Organization, accountability and a willingness to partner with industry are necessary to improving federal IT acquisition.
Preliminary analysis by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) shows the number of new regulations agencies and vendors must adhere to has increased from 16 to 142 since 2009.
The Section 809 Panel, tasked by Congress to streamline defense acquisition, is giving its initial recommendations just one day before a major acquisition reform bill goes public.
Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller and DoD reporter Scott Maucione join host Roger Waldron for a wide ranging discussion of current events in the federal acquisition marketplace. June 20, 2017
Forces are building for fundamental reform. But the White House needs to lead more.