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United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Overseas Furniture

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Most foreign service officers move into government furnished residences which - because of global contracts - are all furnished with almost identical pieces worldwide. Prior to arrival at Post the officers don't know what furniture they will have, nor what it looks like, nor does the Post ask what furniture the officer wants. This results in the government paying for furniture and moving costs, only to have the officer... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Consider Podcasts Instead of National Conference Calls

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Every year, agencies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on national conference calls. This is especially true for agencies that provide training to stakeholders. In these cases, a call can last 2 hours with only a half an hour of that time allotted for Questions and Answers.

The government should consider moving to a podcast format. This way, the speakers can record the calls on their own time, and those calls can... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

DHS-wide adoption of PIER system for public information

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DHS should purchase a software license for PIER (public information for emergency response) System to serve the public information needs of the Department and all of its components, and, mandate the use of PIER by all component agencies in day-to-day and crisis response communications to achieve unity of effort and continuity of experience for our site visitors. While HHS, USCIS and the USCG already use PIER, contracting... more »

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