Robert Burton

  • Federal Procurement Changes

    There have been so many changes in the procurement environment in the past 12 months — and most people expect more changes in the coming year. On Thursday, AFFIRM will hold a panel of procurement…

  • Stimulus to bring new acquisition challenges

    Robert Burton, former deputy administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and currently with the Venable law firm, says that the stimulus bill is not good news for the acquisition workforce.

  • EPA experiences the upside of contracting reforms

    OMB issues a fact sheet detailing successes across the government. Agencies are using fewer risky contracts and achieving more competition. One expert, however, wonders if the insourcing initiative is part of the reason for the changes.

  • Countdown: 2-week CR, potential shutdown consequences

    Host Francis Rose counts down the top federal news stories of the week with Alan Balutis and Robert Burton.

  • Fuzzy cyber math burdens budget

    It’s all about the money. And for the Defense Department pinning down the exact cybersecurity figure is almost impossible.

  • In Depth Show Blog – May 28, 2013

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • In Depth Show Blog – October 16, 2013

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • Rollout of project management law promises responsible use of taxpayer dollars

    The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 would create a “culture of excellence,” promoting wise use of taxpayer dollars.