Showing 7 ideas for tag "improve productivity"

Legislative Branch

Create Agile Teams at Division/Branch Level

A key component to the success of an Agile Team is positional authority, and full mandatory cooperation with Agile Team members. Agile Team requests, emails, phone calls, meetings, etc. are given top priority by direction of the appropriate Senior Leadership. Agile Team members are basically acting proxies for the Senior Leadership of the scope/area of concern. Agile Team members may have a primary job/responsibility... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Create Agile Teams at Division/Branch Level

A key component to the success of an Agile Team is positional authority, and full mandatory cooperation with Agile Team members. Agile Team requests, emails, phone calls, meetings, etc. are given top priority by direction of the appropriate Senior Leadership. Agile Team members are basically acting proxies for the Senior Leadership of the scope/area of concern. Agile Team members may have a primary job/responsibility... more »

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Legislative Branch

More Commuter Busses

Commuter Busses are a great way to go and come to work! Who really needs to drive to get into DC and congest these streets? Washington/Baltimore has now become the #1 worst traffic in the Nation (according to WTOP Radio--Chris Core). There is no need for all this! The government already subsidizes these busses, but they do not do much to encourage these practices. Each filled Commuter Bus can take off approximately 50... more »

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Department of Energy

Two monitors per workstation

Many studies detail the productivity gain associated with using multiple monitors instead of one. For example: http://www.multi-screen.com/index.php/multi-screen-solution/multi-advantages. The data from these studies suggest anywhere from a 10-50% increase in productivity when an individual switches from one monitor to two. So, for a small outlay of initial capital, say $150 per monitor (or less, assuming there are some... more »

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Executive Office of the President

Codify data support systems in procurement

We all know that procurement of goods and services for the federal government is laborious. The very nature of the job is to improve the way we spend the taxpayer dollars with little risk and fast. However, 1102 procurement officers whether an apprentice or journeymen is burdened with the time it takes to maintain the integrity of systems and processes that either do not work, are not counted, or is duplicitous of other... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Modification of recording time and attendance

With all the effort used to track, input and send e-mails from payroll; To remind time keepers and their department leadership of deadlines to either certify/post time for employees; it would seem easier to have a tracking/monitoring system to coordinate the collection of data for employee attendance. We currently have been mandated by the homeland security presidential directive (HSPD-12) to standardize the identity... more »

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