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Department of Health and Human Services

Share Best Practices

With so many pricey outside consultants scrutinizing our processes and policies, government employees have to adapt to new changes, procedures and policies. A new procedure or policy in one area of the government may be helpful elsewhere. We need to share best practices among departments, offices and Centers.

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Executive Office of the President

Management should be rated on numbers of grievances & EEO suits

Federal managers suffer no consequences for being bad managers. The number of grievances and EEO suits filed is a red alert that something's going wrong in the office. These should be part of a manager's record, and a grievance/suit lost or settled by the agency should automatically result in a suspension of management duties.

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Department of Defense

Using Web Technologies to gain efficiencies

The Government should toward ways to use web technologies to modernize IT, reduce cost, reduce cycle time and increase the agility. We should not just look exclusively inward for the solution. We should look to Industry for best practice to gain efficiencies, save money, and avoid cost as Industry does to improve their return on investment. The cascading effect of this best practive would provide greater access to information... more »

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Department of Defense

Reduce total % Overhead/admin costs on contracts/subcontracts

Publish, by company, the avg % of overhead/admin and profits charged on government contracts, to include admin costs for sub-contracted support. Include % of cost over-runs.

Publish a set of goals for desired % of overhead/admin, and profits - that is, based on best business practices and add to contracting toolbox to use for comparisons and assessing historical performance of company. Include a risk factor based on... more »

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