Showing 6 ideas for tag "waste savings"

Social Security Administration

Anonymous Interviews for all jobs- SAVE EEOC COMPLAINTS!

Too often high-ranking officials choose those most like them for promotions and unfortunately discriminate against more qualified minorities.

Perhaps it is time for others outside the region to choose who to promote through anonymous interviews, thus race and ethnicity are not a part of the hiring decision. Such methods are used when submitting dissertations for doctorate degrees. The dissertation is not judged by "who"... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Eliminate Paper Towels

We waste SO much in paper towels. We have no other option for drying our hands. The waste bins are overflowing with paper and that is just the one bathroom, on one floor, in one building. Installation of hand dryers would save serious government resources and significantly lower the physical waste coming out of government facilities.

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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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Department of Commerce

Consolidating Federal Statistical Agencies

Currently there are more than 70 federal agencies dealing and/or involved with statistical analysis and data collections. Within the Department of Commerce alone, there are two statistical agencies: Bureau of the Census (Census) and Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). At the Department of Labor, there is another agency, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), performing similar but slightly different statistical functions for... more »

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Department of Defense

Mandatory DRMO use

The Gov., DoD in particular has a DRMO system for liquidating or reassigning used equipment. Although the idea is good, I have noticed that the DRMO is often ignored by the DoD agencies when it comes time to acquire equipment. For one example, my base waited 2+ years & spent @ $600K to acquire a new crane. My base is @ 40 mi. from a DRMO through which at least 6 apparently useable cranes went to sale by DRMO in that... more »

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Department of Defense

Direct Shipment of KTR Purchased parts to Military Depot Sites

The government pays for quality inspection that amounts to millions of dollars in salaries, benefits, G&A and profit by government contractors that will be inspected again at military depot installations.

Defense Contractors that purchase Military Parts for the government will require two inspection points. One inspection is performed by the contractor at their site then is bundled and shipped to the military depot... more »

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