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Department of Homeland Security

Eliminate Newsletters

DHS is currently implementing new technology, DHS Connect and Enterprice Collaboration Network (ECN). Newsletters are primarily used to generate interest and increase business - neither of which is necessary when there is no selection latitude.

ECN has sections for announcements, scheduling, photos, content, bios, etc. There is no need for HQ components to create 8-10 page newsletters which are primarily self-marketing... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

I just wasted an hour looking for the submission I put in!

I just wasted an hour looking for the submission that I input several days ago because there is no search system to recall your message. I even used the keyword search. While looking through the pages, I saw hundreds of similar ideas. Instead of having that many ideas with a few “likes” If the site had a way to catalog similar ideas by keyword, the time wasted searching would be reduced, and a better count of feedback... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Creating a VA Regional office training dept

I would suggest the Dept of VA, stop conducting centralized challenge training across the U.S. I would instead suggest each RO having a training dept to give out all new, and updated training. This department would be established with certified VSRs and RVSRS. I would suggest these individuals certified and have certain educational backgrounds. This way the cost associated with travel costs, per diem, hotel costs,... more »

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