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12th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168

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Chapter 14, Problem 1SAT
Program Description Answer

The Government Accounting Office (GAO) found a total spent in a six-year period on information system projects is “$320 million” that duplicated other efforts.

Hence, the correct answer is option “C”.

Expert Solution

Explanation of Solution

Government Accounting Office (GAO):

GAO leads a check of the three federal departments with the major IT budgets. They are

  • The Defence Department
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Health and Human services

In the six-year period from 2008 to 2013, GAO revealed a total of $321 million spent on projects that duplicated other efforts.

Explanation for incorrect options:

a. $80 billion:

The Government Accounting Office (GAO) found a total spent in a six-year period on information system projects is $320 million that duplicated other efforts.

Hence, the option “A” is wrong.

b. $3.2 billion:

The Government Accounting Office (GAO) found a total spent in a six-year period on information system projects is $320 million that duplicated other efforts.

Hence, the option “B” is wrong.

d. $80 million:

The Government Accounting Office (GAO) found a total spent in a six-year period on information system projects is $320 million that duplicated other efforts.

Hence, the option “D” is wrong.

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