Since projects have a finite life, many of these tools, once used, are not tracked. They are purchased for a specific activity and once the project ends, the tool may or may not be used by another program... more »
Almost all first world, and many second world, citizens have access to the internet. In those areas, the Information Resource Centers (IRC) in Embassies are greatly underuntilized and a waste of space, personnel, and other resources.
I suggest we remove the IRC from these locations and either save money, or use that money in another area.
Combining the U.S. Statistical System into fewer agencies (or just one!), like most other countries, would reduce redundancy, consolidate resources,... more »
Therefore, I propose consolidating most HR functions under one agency, e.g. the Office of Personnel Management. With videoconferencing,... more »
Secuirity Test & Evaluation Audits
FMFIA/OMB Circular A-123 Reviews/Audits
SAS 70 Audits
***Many of these same controls are tested every year by different auditors. Either reconcile the audits into one and ensure that the auditors can rely on the work. Also the timing for each of these is different - need to align as many times one cannot rely on others. Millions of dollars... more »