Building a Better Way: Challenges and Opportunities in Federal Cost Estimation

Building a Better Way: Challenges and Opportunities in Federal Cost Estimation

The Federal government is responsible for constructing and maintaining some of the most critical facilities in the nation. But agency methods of cost estimating can vary widely. Out-of-date baseline information, weak reporting frameworks and inconsistent methodologies between agencies can lead to inaccurate cost estimates, delayed project schedules and budget overruns. Government Business Council reviews the current state of federal cost estimation.

Download this free eBook, created in collaboration with Government Executive, to examine how the challenges listed above, as well as opportunities the Federal government has to improve estimating standards.