Department of the Treasury

Training Online / Refresher

Set up online training modules/simulations for the classroom so every employee will receive the exact same information every time the subject is taught. If we have a complete virtual world or simulation to train in we can complete all steps of a case or work process from start to finish with hands on learning and not just a checklist of steps. Also, we would eliminate the time trying to locate examples of the work being ...more »

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Department of Justice

Bureau of Prisons Call-Out/Change Sheets

Institutions print out call-outs / change sheets for inmates to view every day. One copy may contain up to 25 pages of entries. As many as 75 copies are made each day for posting in various areas for inmates to read. This accounts for as much as 13125 pages of printed material for one week at one institution. If you two side print the document, it still amounts to 6563 printed pages of material per week for one institution. ...more »

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Department of Transportation

Contract Savings

I have come from Private Industry and am amazed at the amount of money that is spent on Contractors. We pay for the office space, travel, in some cases training, office supplies and equipment, pass-throughs. We could save millions of dollars annually if our contracts eliminated this kind of spend. We need to standardize our requirements across all the agencies, review the criteria and start eliminating this type of ...more »

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Department of the Treasury

Hold Pension & Payroll for One Day in ACH Interest Bearing Accou

In administering the provisions of law relating to pay, retirement and leave of absence, the federal government is required to ensure employees and retirees receive their paychecks on or before the second Thursday following each pay period. These provisions were enacted many years ago when payroll processes were far less efficient (cashiers, paper checks, mail, etc.). Now that virtually all federal employees and retirees ...more »

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Department of the Treasury

Eliminate Government Travel Cards

The IRS requires approximately 65,000 employees who travel at least once per year to acquire and use a Citibank government credit card for official travel. Travel is funded through a centralized billing account (CBA) for employees with low credit scores or history of misuse. I suggest doing away with this Citibank contract and allowing employees to use any credit card they want for travel. Many employees would prefer ...more »

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