Agencies saved about $552B by tackling fragmentation, overlap and duplication since 2011
Federal oversight bodies often look for waste, fraud and abuse. But another trio of witches also bedevils the government: Fragmentation, overlap and duplication (FOD). The Government Accountability Office’s latest report shows agencies have been able to hack away at FOD, but new instances keep popping up. The Federal Drive with Tom Temin got the latest from the GAO’s director of strategic issues, Jessica Lucas-Judy.