Lower the cost of office furniture by standardizing office furniture across all government agencies. Why does a desk in one office need to look any different than the desk in the next room, floor, building, or agency? This will reduce the time personnel spend selecting furniture, allow ubiquitous transfer of furniture from one office/agency to the next, and drive down cost by encouraging competition in industry.
Require all agencies to use a centralized purchasing card to pay for all training. it would be easier to track all training actions, and require far less overhead FTE to process and reconcile actions. Phase out training authorization paper forms. This is a costly, no value added process from the 1950s that is long past due for an improvement.
Local Employment Construction Opportunity.
Base-sites in communities (e.g. Inexpensive warehouse design, eg. Walgreens size) that are multi-use and spread across the National Rail system to house, treat and/or evacuate populace on a temporary short term basis for a few days before, during or after a disaster event. FEMA heavy resources respond to each location within 6 hours via freight rail utilizing... more »
During a brief employment period with the VA, each facility had a different format for business cards that was printed by a private contractor.The business cards should be standardized, at least within each VISN, and printed in house to save printing costs and man hours of all employees involved
My IDEA is to standardize umeployment. Make it last only six months as oposed to the 79 weeks (18 months) certains... more »