Posts Tagged: Reduction

Predictive Analytics: How to Prevent Crimes from Happening

Police departments across the U.S. are piloting crime prevention programs that rely on a smart analysis of historical crime data in neighborhoods across their cities. And they are finding that they can cut burglaries by as much as 27 percent! City police departments across the country are turning traditional police officers into “data detectives.” Police… Read more »

Paperwork Reduction: Getting a Few Billion Hours of Our Lives Back

[This article was originally published on GovWin.] Authored by GovWin Founder, Jeff White. Ready for a big number that won’t shock you, but will leave you shaking your head? In 2009, the public spent 9.8 billion hours filling out federal forms. Nine-point-eight billion hours. That’s the equivalent of 408,333,333 days, or 11,188,721 years, that we… Read more »

Employee group shows impact of proposed cuts on government services

In today’s Federal Diary, Washington Post Columnist Joe Davidson makes reference to Federally Employed Women’s recent publication “Federal Workers Keep America Running: Every Hour of Every Day”. http://few.org/docs/FederalWorkers.pdf What’s your take on Feds Keep America Running? This just scratches the surface, but provides food for thought on the services feds provide that so many Americans… Read more »

Saving Money on Government IT (From WhiteHouse.gov)

Posted by Vivek Kundra on December 10, 2010 at 04:03 PM EST For too long, many government IT projects cost hundreds of millions of dollars more than they should, took years longer than necessary to deploy, and delivered technologies that were obsolete by the time they were completed. This summer we took a hard look… Read more »

UPCOMING WEBINAR ON THE “TBC ACQUISITION METHOD.” The TBC method enables Government Agencies to reduce expenses and actually create real opportunities for government workers during economic downturns

Many government officials including mayors, council members, city administrators, public purchasing officials, CIO (IT) directors, and more are looking for ways to provide services and not layoff workers. Today, there is not enough tax revenue available to support budgets. There is an option–it’s called the Transitional Benefits Corporation Methodwhich provides real opportunities for continued government… Read more »

Lean Six Sigma in Government is an Effective Strategy

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) has provided government agencies with great opportunities to spend money on their local projects. The President’s new initiatives also require accountability. With these new expectations in place, it would not be prudent to spend the funds wildly. However, as is often the case, the funds will only exist… Read more »