Department of Health and Human Services

Mandatory Electronic Travel Records for all Government Travel

Eliminate billions of paper files by making it mandatory for all government agency workers using the “GovTrip” travel program to upload all documents as PDFs onto the server, thereby creating a single source for all government travel documents. PROBLEM: Our administrative personnel require us to hand-deliver manila files with printed out documents for ALL travel. This requires preparers to print out all electronic files, ...more »

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Department of the Interior

Decrease File Folders and Storage Cost

Eliminate the need of multitude subject/case and file/folders codes, pertaining to the same project or contractor. Instead create one file for projects, contractors, etc, under one subject classification codes, consisting of all records related to project. This would cut spending cost on folders, shipping, and storage space at records centers.

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Department of Transportation

Use eREADERS for Email instead of printers, paper and toner

Use eREADERS for Email instead of printers, paper and tonerThe cost of keeping and maintaining printers to spit out paper documents is a major money sinkhole in the Department. The paper stacks up on your desk, to be eventually filed away (never to be seen again) or shredded, with little long term value other than compost. Instead, a modern eINK, 3G/4G wireless eREADER can cost as little as 100 bucks and can contain ...more »

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Department of the Interior

Reduction and Modernization

I propose that our govt move into a new era where paper decisionmaking is a thing of the past. Technology exists where secure signatures and sharing networks can bring our offices up to the year 2011. We can reduce the burden on our forests and recycling centers! We can reduce the time it takes to get a document from one decisionmaker to another by using software that allows all decisionmakers to view and sign document ...more »

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Department of Justice

Reduce paper costs by going to electronic databases

The cost of paper can be reduced by going to an electronic database. Currently we print and reprint a database for distribution several times a month. This takes away several man hours and uses a lot of paper. This can be reduced if we go to a computer read only file. Most of the places our database goes to have computer access anyway. If we were to go to a computer read only file on the share drive we could have several ...more »

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Department of the Treasury

Eliminate IDRS CC TRPRT

Eliminate IDRS CC TRPRT it is a waste of paper and time. I can not tell you how many times I have executed this command code and received a packet of information that I could get electronically.

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Department of the Treasury

Stop printing the Internal Revenue Bulletin

Stop printing The Internal Revenue Bulletin covert it to a PDF or email it to Employees. In my unit we get the Internal Revenue Bulletin every week. I do not need it for my job because I do not deal with advance tax law. My units Internal Revenue Manual which has a less changes then the bulletin is available on-line. It would also cut time into searching for tax law information. Update: It is on-line at http://www.irs.gov/app/picklist/list/internalRevenueBulletins.html ...more »

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Department of the Treasury

IRS LB & I Revenue Agent Files Should Become Fully Electronic

Currently Large Business & International Revenue Agents use a program called IMS to manage our case files, IMS accepts electronic workpapers, even scanned images. However, because of outdated MOUs and outdated scanning equipment - Revenue Agents still close our case files in a paper form. The cost of the paper, ink and mailing of these case files around the country is at least $20,000/year per territory. Given that ...more »

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