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Department of Defense

Integrate Enterprise 2.0 to Foster Collaboration, Innovation

Integrate Enterprise 2.0 concepts throughout the federal government to foster collaboration across the workforce and harness knowledge based on digital platforms. Enterprise 2.0 is a series of web-based technologies (like Web 2.0) to foster collaboration and integration across an extended enterprise. Many agencies have blogs, which can be expanded to allow for collaboration across each organization or major program. Wikis... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Best Practice Collaboration

Best Practice Collaboration - use of software systems such as OneNote to ensure “Best Practice” delivery among co-workers since each employee would have the same access to vital pieces of information across departments and services. Additionally, in order to establish these best practices it would involve and promote team collaboration and insight.

Cost savings would come from various areas:

1. Elimination of paper... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Too much work? Your fellow Feds can help, for FREE!

Just as President Obama is using web-based “crowdsourcing” (a cornerstone of Web 2.0) to get ideas for his Save Award, Federal offices could use web-based crowdsourcing to share their temporary excess workload with other Federal offices that have temporary excess human capital. For example, an authorized employee with a backlog of audio files that need to be transcribed could post a request for assistance on a secure... more »

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Other Commissions and Boards

A collaborative approach to oversight and regulation

I think a fundamental way in which the US Government can improve performance is by ensuring agencies/programs in an oversight and/or regulatory capacity provide direct value to the mission as opposed to just creating bureacracy to ensure compliance. There must be a way to govern effectively while at the same time improving how the mission is achieved. For example, reporting requirements should be derived from data/information... more »

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Legislative Branch

Web 2.0 - Collaborate Transparently

Push to incorporate Web 2.0 technologies into our various processes. Acquisitions would be a good start. Instead of having a few people develop huge documents (with varying degrees of collaboration with subject matter experts) that then have to go through a litany of reviews, often by high ranking folks with little technical background, allow the development of key artifacts in collaborative, transparent environments... more »

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