Acquisition policy and the NDAA

Jon Etherton, president of Etherton & Associates Inc., joins host Roger Waldron to discuss the state of commercial item acquisition, contract duplication and th...

(This show originally aired on October 20, 2015)

This week on “Off the Shelf”, Jon Etherton, president of Etherton & Associates, Inc., discusses the key procurement provisions of the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Etherton highlights and analyzes the potential impact of the acquisition reforms contained in the legislation including key provisions addressing and reinforcing the preferences for commercial items.etherton_ethertonandassociates_230x150

Driving the current acquisition reform movement is the recognition on the Hill  that the commercial, global market drives innovation and it is imperative that the Department gain greater access to that market.   Etheron also provides his insights on the way forward for the NDAA in the wake of a presidential veto.

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