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Direct that each agency be required to conduct a half-day (or less) stand down. Except for absolutely required services, all government agencies stop for a period of time to brain storm about processes, programs and procedures used. Some of these may be modified or even done away with. Often times government agencies perform tasks, create reports or complete forms for which there is no longer a valid requirement. ...more »
Our Information Management Office requires us to leave our computers on when not in use regardless of the amount of time the computer is left idle. I suggest ALL unused equipment be shut down unless absolutely necessary for program updates. At the very least the monitors could be turned off. This would save energy, extend the life of the equipment and reduce the amount of air conditioning.