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Westover to begin Airmen Powered by Innovation campaign

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The 439th Airlift Wing’s Process Improvement office will kick off an Airmen Powered by Innovation campaign for all base personnel May 1, 2021. The campaign is open for submissions May 1 to Aug. 15, 2021 and voting Aug. 16 to Sept. 15, 2021. (Courtesy graphic)

WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE, Mass. --

The 439th Airlift Wing’s Process Improvement office will kick off an Airmen Powered by Innovation campaign for all base personnel May 1, 2021.

According to the Process Improvement’s campaign outline, they want to hear suggestions on ways to increase mission effectiveness, workplace efficiency, morale, or reduce pain points in a process from those that work through the issues.

Personnel can vote and submit ideas at the following link: https://usaf.ideascalegov.com/a/campaign-home/706. The initial log on must be done on a military computer.

Those submitting should consider the following:

  • How would you change processes slowing your work down?
  • How could you improve efficiency and reduce cost in your daily work?
  • What would improve your overall working experience at Westover Air Reserve Base?
  • What is the problem this idea tries to solve?
  • What is your idea that solves this problem?
  • What impact does this have in terms of cost savings, readiness, or driving innovation?
  • What resources do you have?
  • What other resources do you need (policy support, manpower, senior advocacy, etc.)?
  • What funding do you need?
  • Please describe your research on any existing efforts, technology or programs currently trying to solve this problem.
  • Please select a subject which best aligns with the problem you are trying to solve:
    • Readiness
    • Communication
    • Security
    • Test Capability
    • Facility Efficiency
    • Manpower Efficiency
    • Building State
    • Morale
    • Focus Area

The campaign is open for submissions May 1 t0 Aug. 15, 2021. Voting is open Aug. 16 to Sept. 15, 2021.