Legislative Branch

Harness public/private partnership through voluntary standards that improve government and private sector alike.

Employ a whole-lfe view of improvements. Harness the power of public/private partnerships by leveraging the ability of the federal government to take on major and innovative improvements in energy (through green buildings, green procurment, etc.), management practices, safety, and such and the ability of the private sector to deliver non-regulatory technical and management standards that can be adopted and used within... more »

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Executive Office of the President

Leveraging government resources through partnerships

I suggest that we approach the work of government differently and work more closely with private sector, service organizations, non-governmental organizations and foundations through partnerships. The government needs to rethink the way we procure services and where appropriate build sustainable partnerships to advance our work Much of the business of government can be approached in a spirit of partnership that can... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Consolidate Operations Centers

Each area within DHS seems to run its own security operations center, with seemingly no cross-agency coordination. In some cases, this unnecessarily complicates communications between different agencies. By fostering agencies and component collaboration as well as consolidating operations centers, DHS could take advantage of economies of scale to reduce the number of real estate contracts to manage and reduce space costs,... more »

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