GAO: HHS, other feds blew $321M on redundant IT
The U.S. Health & Human Services Dept. and other federal agencies wasted $321 million on redundant IT systems, according to a Government Accounting Office report.
The U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services and 2 other federal agencies may have blown some $321 million on IT systems that were already in place, according to a Government Accounting Office report.
The GAO identified 12 "potentially duplicative" investments at HHS, the Dept. of Homeland Security and the Defense Dept., out of the 590 it reviewed.
"These investments accounted for about $321 million in reported IT spending for fiscal years 2008 through 2013. Of the 12 investments," according to the GAO.