Encourage or establish SAVE award-like programs at agency/department or office level where the ideas would be more focused and specific. Many ideas on this site may only be applicable to certain offices, agencies/departments, or regions. What may save money some place may not in another.
Make the SAVE Award program an on-going continuous suggestion program Instead of having just a 2 week period for suggestions. It is doing a disservice to both the taxpayer and the employees to have just a two week period to submit suggestions. Should be able to do year round and perhaps have quarterly and annual winners.
If there was a search feature, we could all save money by making it easier to find and comment on ideas within our spheres of expertise. There would be less duplication of effort, both amongst people submitting ideas and those processing them.
And isn't that what this AWARD is about? To SAVE money within the federal government? Then let's just do it...... more »