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Department of Health and Human Services

Tapping Obesity Energy Reserve (TOER) Initiative

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Tapping Obesity Energy Reserve (TOER) is one initiative that contributes to solutions for two national issues--(1) the need for alternative energy solutions and (2) solutions to reduce obesity (like Let's Move). The genesis of the idea is to fund (with money otherwise spent on health care costs related to obesity) research, development, and incentivize production of home pedal power technology--like the bicycle powered... more »

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Department of Energy

Tapping Obesity Energy Reserve (TOER) Initiative

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Tapping Obesity Energy Reserve (TOER) is one initiative that contributes to solutions for two national issues--(1) the need for alternative energy solutions and (2) solutions to reduce obesity (like Let's Move). The genesis of the idea is to fund (with money otherwise spent on health care costs related to obesity) research, development, and incentivize production of home pedal power technology--like the bicycle powered... more »

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Legislative Branch

GovLaunch

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Government organizations need a way to capture innovative ideas from its human capital and manage those ideas in an organized and efficient way. Generally, our challenge has not been to simply capture ideas, but instead to systematically transform those ideas into something tangible. “GovLaunch,” serves as an “innovation management system” that will enable more collaboration and exchange of ideas between organizations... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Acronyms Cost $90 Million per Year

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All Government Agencies should adopt the National Incident Management System (NIMS) method of addressing communications. “Common Terminology” The first time an acronym is introduced into a document the author should always write a long name in full, regardless of how well known it is.

Example: National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Benefit: Speeds up work flow. Increases productivity, Decreases mistakes.... more »

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