Showing 6 ideas for tag "save budget"

Office of Personnel Management

Create a lump, discretionary fund from EOY budget cuts

True savings will come from the bottom up, however those savings will be irrelevant if Agency managers are forced to make unnecessary purchases at the end of the year on a use or lose budget.

This theory isn’t new, it’s basic economics --- No manager wants to cut their own budget just to risk penalization for being over budget the following year.

Perhaps the most economical way to manage this is to put ALL savings... more »

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Legislative Branch

Put Down your Black Berry's

My idea is that Government workers put down their blackberry phones, by this I mean that the jobs that are essential that have to check emails, that the government pays the worker between 25-40 $ a month for their personal phone depending on their job responsibilites instead of issuing unnecessary government phones that are often times mis-used and used like personal cell phones.

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Social Security Administration

Consolidate HQ Components for BIG Savings

The Office of International Programs as an example has a staff of 24 with 40% management. Half of the group can be moved to OISP to work with the domestic policy and the other half to OIO (Office of International Operations). There are various other components that can also be consolidated to save resources and unnecessary management.

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Department of Energy

IT Development

Many government agencys have duplicative IT development efforts going on within their Agency because the Agency's CIO does not have the authority or responsibility to oversee all Agency IT development efforts.

Make each Agency's CIO responsible for all IT development within the Agency. The CIO would receive all the Agency's IT funding. All IT efforts would have to be approved through the Agency's IT Configuration Control... more »

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Small Business Administration

SAVE Moral

fMoral is at an all time low in 2011. With the threat of cutbacks and potential layoffs, it is no wonder that the federal employee is wondering what the next step will be. At this point, Management (including) president needs to stop blaming the staff for the financial crisis, but to plan the mismanagement of the budget for each Agency.

The Buck should stop there and to drag the hardworking civil servants is not fair... more »

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