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Executive Office of the President

Codify data support systems in procurement

We all know that procurement of goods and services for the federal government is laborious. The very nature of the job is to improve the way we spend the taxpayer dollars with little risk and fast. However, 1102 procurement officers whether an apprentice or journeymen is burdened with the time it takes to maintain the integrity of systems and processes that either do not work, are not counted, or is duplicitous of other... more »

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Legislative Branch

Reward the top 10 best ideas for each agency/military facility

Last year, there was an award for the top idea, why not the top 20 or 50? Or why not reward the top 10 people of each agency/military facility? A certificate is sufficient to give the message to employees that their observations and saving measure suggestions are welcomed. At the very least, there ought to be a list of the top 20 ideas per agency/military facility that was integrated. If an idea is applicable to all federal... more »

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Government Accountability Office

Project award process and cost overrun control.

The government has a problem with project cost overruns. Many times a project is awarded for a fixed cost. Then the contractor has cost overruns during the project that the government has to pay to close the project. The purposed plan is to use @Risk decision process for predicting the total cost of the project with cost overrun precentage factored in the total cost. This process will give the government a risk assement... more »

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Social Security Administration

Lower water temperature- Install on-demand systems

The bathroom water temperature is very hot, we don't need the water to be that high, we don't shower at work. The water temperature just needs to be luke warm for use. By lowering the water heater temperature we can save funding. The on-demand systems also provide great efficiency as they provide warm water whenever the water is used, as opposed to the old systems that continually heat up water (even on weekends when... more »

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Department of the Treasury

Hold Pension & Payroll for One Day in ACH Interest Bearing Accou

In administering the provisions of law relating to pay, retirement and leave of absence, the federal government is required to ensure employees and retirees receive their paychecks on or before the second Thursday following each pay period. These provisions were enacted many years ago when payroll processes were far less efficient (cashiers, paper checks, mail, etc.).

Now that virtually all federal employees and retirees... more »

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Department of Defense

HIRING FREEZE for ALL Federal Agencies

***Within DoD and across ALL Federal Agencies, implement a hiring FREEZE.***This will force all Agencies to do more with less and will also require all levels of management to become player coaches. By definition, and through sheer need, process improvements through Lean Six Sigma will become a reality within the Federal Government. As personnel leave the Agency or retire (normal attrition), they will NOT be replaced.... more »

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