Standardize the budget and accounting codes and practices among all government agencies. Everyone is doing the same types of fund accounting and budget work (or remarkably similar). Why not standardize the codes. Seems to me it would make it easier to audit, easier for interagency employees, and easier for employees that change agencies.
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Have each department within each government agency, for instance S&MA within NASA, to pick the top process that is utilized throughout the Agency and implement a standardized process and application for that activity. For instance, I'm thinking of the facility inspection or audit processes. Each center spins their wheels and are always looking for a better solution. If we pooled resources we could come up with a good... more »