Author Archives: Scott E. Chandler

Scott Chandler’s Speech: Achieving DoD Acquisition Goals by Being a Better Buyer and a Better Customer This speech was given by Scott Chandler at Lexington’s Defense Acquisition Forum on June 3, 2016.  Chandler is an Aviation and Acquisition Consultant.   After 35 years in aerospace, I find myself passionate about defense acquisition reform because the stakes [Read More...]
Scott Chandler’s Speech: Rethinking Acquisition This speech was given by Scott Chandler at Lexington’s Defense Acquisition Forum on June 24, 2015.  Chandler is a Manager for Pratt & Whitney’s military engine business.  The views here are his own, and do not represent his company.   [Read More...]
Rethinking Competition In Defense Acquisition Click here to download the full study as PDF. Introduction In its 2014 Annual Report, Performance of the Defense Acquisition System,[i] the Department of Defense (DoD) states “Competition is the single best way to motivate contractors to provide the [Read More...]
Meeting the DoD Sequestration Level Cost Cuts Without Cutting Strategy, Programs or Readiness Research Study Excerpt … In the 2012 strategic guidance released in January, the president and Department of Defense (DoD) admit the global strategy of this country is now limited in reach and power due to the current restrictive national fiscal [Read More...]
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