Managing Millions: An Inside Look at High-Tech Government Spending
A good part of the federal budget is allocated to major systems and projects. In general, this money is not spent efficiently. The authors analyze several successful programs that are cost-efficient and reveal what makes them work well. They also review top studies, and offer recommendations for more accurately estimating costs, meeting production schedules, and reducing cost overruns. In addition, they provide thoughtful discussion of why effective action has not been taken toward making long-overdue improvements.
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