Showing 7 ideas for tag "effectiveness"

Department of Homeland Security

Crewmember Paperwork Reduction Initiative

Thousands of crewmembers are processed by Customs and Border Protection Officers in extremely busy airports with numbers that range as ¬†high as 41 million passengers (including as much as 8 million international passengers) in Atlanta's Hartfield Jackson International Airport (US busiest airport) to average 29 million passengers a year including 9 million international passengers every year in over 20 airports around... more »

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EXOP - Office of Administration

Deploy SoftWare Automation and Technology (SWAT) Teams

Right now most of our business processes are manual and paper based resulting in literally thousands of person-hours being wasted on error prone data entry and paper shuffling. We spend millions of dollars procuring and maintaining, old, antiquated, and overly complex systems that can be replaced with new, cheaper, and easier to use web based systems. Do you spend countless hours updating/managing spreadsheets, entering... more »

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Legislative Branch

Require Fed LEO's to be Physcally Fit

Congress should craft a regulation requiring Federal law enforcement officers who are paid to protect the public be physically fit enough to hold that position. LEOs are paid for the 0.01% of their time when it is necessary to fight a criminal or chase a fleeing felon (a.k.a. protecting the public). If they can't physically perform during that 0.01% of the time, they shouldn't be paid.
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EXOP - Office of the Vice President

Incentives for Saving

Every time a government employee has to travel on official duty we are forced to use SATO or some other agency designated travel service to purchase our mode of travel & lodging. I have in my possession a copy of a travel confirmation in which the airline ticket cost the taxpayers $1881.80. This ticket could have been purchased for approximately $1000.00 less online without going through SATO. When you add up all the... more »

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Department of Commerce

already seen button

Add a button to each item on this website, for a user to indicate that he or she has seen it and does not want to see the same item hundreds or thousands of times more as he or she searches for new ideas to vote or comment on. Allow users to toggle the display and hiding of items they have marked seen, voted on, or commented on.

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Department of Energy

Expand Idea Competition to Department Level

Based on the success of the President's SAVE Award, this approach should be replicated within Departments, such as at the Department of Energy, as a way for employees to suggest institutional innovation and to vote on one another's ideas. This could include ideas to save money, promote Department efficiency and effectiveness, enhance transparency, and promote broader engagement with the American people.

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