Department of the Interior
The Human Resources shared service centers, should stop printing and mailing Leave and earnings statements. This could save all government agencies more than 5,000,000. (500,000 times the number of shared service providers 5).
The Leave and Earnings statements could be pulled down by the employee every pay period that they wanted them.
A simple green idea that could save millions
We need to put an end to meetings that last a few minutes or that last a few hours. We have a thing called email, let's use it and stop wasting everyone's time.
It's especially annoying when a meeting is held and nothing is really accomplished; either someone's ego was stroked or the words didn't stick.
Upper management Federal employees, Senior Executive Service, and congressional staff receive bonuses based on a percentage of their salary. This should be eliminated.
We should pass a law to stop printing W-2s and have them available electronically. If employees or agencies really need them we should charge a fee, except in the cases of handicap or extreme exception.
Reactivate the "Fiddlin' Foresters"! If there's anything we need more of in these depressing times, it's a little music. To single out a single Web site as a "poster child" example of government waste not only was demoralizing, it was simply wrong. Let's focus on the big issues. The little ones will take care of themselves.
Increase the federal micro purchase threshold to $10,000.
All IT projects should investigate opensource software first, before purchasing software. All projects should be encourage to use opensource before purchasing software.