By John Chierichella

“Did ya ever notice” that – sometimes – the story just writes itself. On May 10, 2012, the Government Accountability Office released correspondence with the following title:

Defense Management: Actions Needed to Evaluate the Impact of Efforts to Estimate Costs of Reports and Studies, GAO-12-480R

It is currently unclear what process is used to estimate the cost of evaluating the impacts of efforts undertaken to estimate the costs of Government reports, studies – or correspondence. We will have to wait for another study, funded with taxpayer dollars, to answer that question.