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Department of Veterans Affairs

Superior Performance Award-eliminate copy of rating to process

Justification in VA Handbook 5017 Part I Appendix A requires a "complete copy of the employee's performance appraisal or proficiency report...including if submitted, a copy of the employee's self-assessment" to process an Superior Performance Award. Suggest with the new electronic Official Personnel File (eOPF) being implemented and the Performance Appraisal/Proficiency now being scanned into the employee record that... more »

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Department of the Interior

Change 5/8 hr day schedule to 4/10 hr day staggered split crew

For agencies requiring 5 day coverage and who are working 5/8 hr shifts. Split the crew into two crews. Change the shift to a 4/10 hr shift. One crew will work M-Th, the other crew work T-FR. This will increase coverage to 10 hrs a day, for 5 days a week without increasing labor cost. It will reduce fuel consumption and green house gas emissions for crews that travel to remote sites driving government vehicles by... more »

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Department of Defense

Completely Revamp/Overhaul Air Force Research Laboratory

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is stuck in the 20th Century and is in bad need of complete systemic overhaul - personnel, procedures, records & files management, as well as leadership:

Physicists, PhDs, Engineers, and Technical personnel are required to be a “one person SPO” – being a program manager, logistician, financial manager, test engineer, data entry clerk, etc. Each “engineer/program manager” is required... more »

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Department of the Interior

No more Unnecessary Travel

The Houston Office of the Office of Natural Resources Revenue has audit teams stationed at all the major oil companies performing audits on their royalty payments. For some reason people from other offices get sent here to conduct audits. Can you tell me how crazy that is. You have people who are there everyday doing the same work and we are paying per diem, hotel, and airplane tickets to for them to come down here... more »

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EXOP - Office of Administration

Deploy SoftWare Automation and Technology (SWAT) Teams

Right now most of our business processes are manual and paper based resulting in literally thousands of person-hours being wasted on error prone data entry and paper shuffling. We spend millions of dollars procuring and maintaining, old, antiquated, and overly complex systems that can be replaced with new, cheaper, and easier to use web based systems. Do you spend countless hours updating/managing spreadsheets, entering... more »

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Legislative Branch

Overpayment Recovery SSA

NH and SSA Judges are confused by conflicting letters and inconsistent information. Judges reverse waiver decisions/denials due to poor communication. Correct by 1. do not sent out AERO recomputation/increase in benefits letters when an overpayment (O/P) exists, 2. letters should state reason for O/P i.e.: due to work and earnings, workers compensation or double check negotiation rather than simply "incorrect computation",... more »

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