writers

(2016,
issue 6)
ALAN WILLIAMS

For a procurement to be legal, it must comply with both the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) and the Government’s Contract Regulations (GCR).

(2016,
issue 1)
ALAN WILLIAMS

A clear illustration of how the NSPS for CSC has gone overboard in complexity, lacks transparency, and involves a process that puts contenders’ IP at risk.

(2015,
issue 1)
ALAN WILLIAMS

The government has decided to offload all accountability to the private sector, why?

(2014,
issue 2)
ALAN WILLIAMS

A look at performance measures, the major problems with the procurement process, and appropriate steps to fix it.

(2013,
issue 5)
ALAN WILLIAMS

In large weapon purchases, it's time to consider a better way to choose. The BAFO option is gaining support.

(2013,
issue 2)
ALAN WILLIAMS

The government has abdicated its role as procurement authority and allowed the shipyards to determine who is entitled to the billions of taxpayer’s money.

(2011,
issue 4)
ALAN WILLIAMS

A case for competing Canada’s fighter aircraft requirements.

(2008,
issue 1)
ALAN WILLIAMS

I fell into the trap of believing that there was truly a desire to change the system.

(2007,
issue 1)
ALAN WILLIAMS

Canada can leverage defence expenditures to ensure continued industrial development and job creation. Now is the time for action.

(2006,
issue 1)
ALAN WILLIAMS

Defence procurement is critical to defence capability.

(2005,
issue 2)
ALAN WILLIAMS

On the world scene, emerging threats to security, coupled with the rapid pace of technological change, meant our procure­ment decisions were becoming more critical than ever. Increasingly, our military success depended on deployment speed, interoperability with allies, and leading edge equipment.