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Department of Health and Human Services

Rein In Runaway On-line Mandatory Trainings

Every new mandatory training further saps the workforce productivity, and indiscriminately wastes more and more total effort. It is far too easy to make a training "mandatory," and too tempting by their creators to make them overly burdensome. For several years now, annual IT security training for anyone with a computer in HHS has required completion of 15 individual modules. There have been mandatory trainings in 508... more »

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DEMYSTIFY & STREAMLINE THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS

A major bottleneck we have had at NIH for YEARS is the lack of communication between contract officers & scientists regarding the preparation of proper requisitions for purchases over the micro purchase threshold. Procurement is the fuel needed to maintain laboratory production & move scientific research forward daily. The ordering process for competitive & sole source purchases involves scientists, purchase agents, &... more »

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Training On-Line

Many training vendors offer on-line options vice classroom attendence (e.g. RCRA fundamentals, DOT Hazmat training, Environmental Law, etc.) These courses include interactive capability for attendees to ask question of the instructors. Course materials, exams, and references may be provided electronically saving printing costs. Although many on-line courses are available, I don't believe the government is maximizing... more »

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