All I can say is that we are waiting for them to get to our funding level so we can kick our old Phone system for VOIP *crosses fingers*
The program has a ton of paper work and proceedings and is larger than most of you think I believe. Where I work I have been apart of the process and I can tell you that there are many places where things can go wrong and waste can happen. We've caught a vendor that tried to pad the bill after they won the contract and had the price of equipment off by 50k!
The fact is that its a money parade and we all have heard the saying about a fool and his money.