Campaign: Making Government Operations More Open

Make It Safe for Govt. Workers to Innovate to Save Money

Federal departments can only become more Transparent, Participatory, and Collaborative with outsiders (citizens) unless those same things are adopted INTERNALLY. Those qualities can only show up on the *outside* if they are valued on the *inside*. However, federal departments do NOT have the internal openness that makes it *safe* for their employees (and those of contractors) to suggest ways to make their organizations ...more »

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Campaign: Between Federal Agencies

Protecting Stimulus Funds from Fraud Waste and Abuse

Cooperation between federal agencies and between federal, state, and local governments will be important to combat Fraud, Waste and Abuse of stimulus funds. Governments should implement an effective business process and proven solutions to capture and analyze the allegations that are received across government agencies and the GAO FraudNet from private citizens, contractors, and government workers. Integration between ...more »

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Open Government Dialogue Site Needs Rework

This site over the past few days shows the potential for abuse of any electronic forum. In my opinion, the site should be frozen, with only voting or commenting on posts allowed. Since the brainstorming session was supposed to have ended anyway... A new site should be developed that provides a lot more protection against spamming ideas over and over. There is a lot that one can do with the concept of electronic karma ...more »

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Campaign: Making Government Operations More Open

Transparency

Why do we need to define TRANSPARENT? That has been done for us by Webster's and a host of other dictionaries. Main Entry:trans·par·ent Pronunciation:\tran(t)s-ˈper-ənt\ Function:adjective Etymology:Middle English, from Medieval Latin transparent-, transparens, present participle of transparēre to show through, from Latin trans- + parēre to show oneself Date:15th century 1 a (1): having the property of transmitting ...more »

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