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Breaking down duplications through an allocations discovery

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) had already identified several areas of duplication including Allocations, a yearly process by which funding is allocated to education providers.

Allocations involves the interpretation of policies into written specifications which in turn leads to data requests and the definition of the calculations required to fulfill the specification. The organisational merger meant there were 3 different teams that managed Allocations and they did this in 3 different ways.