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Department of Defense

Change the Metrics for Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement/Lean Six Sigma can be a very valuable tool for identifying waste and streamlining processes. However the fundamental rule is that their has to be a return on investment (ROI). Currenly most CI projects claim savings on cost avoidance or labor reductions without actually eliminating any people or positions. That is a fake savings. Make any CI project that claims labor savings turn in the badge... more »

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Executive Office of the President

Reduce Political Appointee Positions

I will not say elminate all political appointees but would say the number of political appointees must be reduced to the President's Cabinet positions and the President's and Vice President's direct staff positions. All other Department and Agency political appointee positions should be eliminated and an Executive Order issued by the President controlling their numbers and assiging their Executive Branch duties to the... more »

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General Services Administration

Incorporate business metrics in program management

GSA/PBS has over 20 programs they manage across 11 regions nation-wide. Most of these programs execute tasks based on policy, tradition or regulatory requirement without regard for priority or need. Annual budget requests cover all program task execution. It is suggested that GSA and other agencies create an annual business plan for each program, which spells out: the need for the program's existence, the breadth of... more »

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Department of Transportation

Replace Metrics with subject expert audits

Replace Metrics and Simplified Performance reporting with subject expert audits- In order to obtain reliable and meaningful evaluation of progress in all areas of complex technical nature, it is recommended that we utilize the experience of experts to obtain better understanding of real progress explore ways for moving forward.

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