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General Services Administration

Performance Measures, Savings for Shipping and Sustainability

Last week, I received a UPS package from an office which is co-located in the building where I work. Although the package was Confidential in Nature, I was willing to pick it up in person.

In addition to saving the shipping cost of $47, delivery in-person saves processing time, and improves sustainability by reducing the carbon footprint for transportation and packaging.

A technique to promote sustainability and cost... more »

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Executive Office of the President

Reduce Political Appointee Positions

I will not say elminate all political appointees but would say the number of political appointees must be reduced to the President's Cabinet positions and the President's and Vice President's direct staff positions. All other Department and Agency political appointee positions should be eliminated and an Executive Order issued by the President controlling their numbers and assiging their Executive Branch duties to the... more »

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United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

On-line submission of contractor and recipient plans and reports

Objectives of Program Management and Reporting System (PMRS)
• Reduce the cost of submitting, analyzing, and disseminating information on foreign assistance programs
• Improve the quality of information.

Main Features
• Web-based MIS
• Standard reporting formats
• On-line submission of work plans, performance management plans, and progress reports by USAID contractors and recipients
• Accessible to authorized users... more »

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Department of Justice

Program Evaluation/Assessment

Many grant making agencies are awarding huge amounts of money for grantees to evaluate and assess agency initiatives and programs. Many times grantees are evaluating other grantee programs. Also, since the evaluations are being conducted with grant money, any evaluation reports become part of grant files and are poorly circulated or distributed to stakeholders.

I suggest we keep program evaluation in house by allocating... more »

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