Heightened awareness of anemia will empower federal employees with this condition to seek and receive appropriate treatment; this, in turn, will improve the efficiency and quality of their work.
It stands to reason that fatigued workers are not as productive or efficient as they could be. Fatigue is the most common symptom of anemia, which is a condition where the blood lacks sufficient red blood cells or the red...
We get "new" equipment that wears out within one year and needs to be replaced constantly. If a cost analysis were done, it would be better to get a more expesive, but better quality printer/copier/fax/etc. than a less expensive but lesser quality one. The better quality one will outlast the "cheap" one and will likely save money over time.
The importance of Open Standard technology is a critical need for improved sharing and exchange of service-member health information and data between the Department of Defense - Health Affairs and the Department of Veterans Administration community of interest (COI) as indicated in Section 1635 of the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA, 2008). A community of interest is a collaborative group of users that must...
The bidding process goes against everything I've been taught on investing in quality. If you're not willing to pay more in capital for something that is more efficient and/or higher quality, you will pay more in the end for operating costs and maintenance.
Maybe if we made more of a commitment such as; funding, programs, research, improvement/quality, dedication, out reach, promoting, rewarding, sponsored competitions, awards, etc, we might be able to get some smart kids to become smart adults and fix some of these issues we have now.
Far too many military members are sent on deployments with inadequate gear. Far too many people volunteer to be deployment managers and have NO experience with the equipment they order or even know how to use it. The programs need people who are familiar with current needs, know the good/bad of the gear and are ordering the best equipment at the lowest price. We have troops being sent overseas with old m16 magazines that...
Each department would be responsible for implementing an electronic “suggestion box” for their employees.
If employees can see and submit ideas online at their department web site throughout the year it would result in two positive developments: employees would contribute their ideas more often, and management of that department would less likely dismiss the suggestions of their employees.
Similar to employees pooling their dollars to buy a lottery ticket, employees could unleash the potentiality and the dynamic energy of the brain power of a group to generate viable ideas to: improving the quality of output at lower costs, simplifying processes to reduce administrative burden, or improving the speed of government operations to improve efficiency.