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Department of Homeland Security

MP3-Compatible ICE Course of Fire Training Aid

In Summary: Ability to train new and assist current Agents in improving range scores. Course of Fire is digitally converted into mp3 files with accurate time settings (authentic time buzzer) with the option of importing tracks into either a portable music device, ie. ipod, ipod nano, zune as well as smartphones, ie. iphone, droid or any mp3 capable cell. This idea can be customized to each agency's needs. This training... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

Reduce PC costs with Netbooks and Cloud computing.

A huge portion of our budget is spent on purchasing computers. These costs can be reduced significantly.

Everyone in my office is issued a laptop that includes a DVD/CD-ROM and an 80 GB hard drive. DVD/CD-ROMs are rarely used, and the 80 GB capacity is much more than is necessary, especially since most of our files are available through shared drives.

A significant amount of money could be saved if, instead of these... more »

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Department of Justice

Eliminate requirement for paper storage of electronic documents

Nearly all filings in Federal court are now done electronically via ECF. Yet when we close a case, we are required to print out paper copies of every single document filed with the court (sometimes thousands of pages), and send that voluminous file to off-site storage. Off-site storage costs are significant, and retrieval of stored documents takes additional time and money. Instead, why not allow us to save the documents... more »

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Department of Justice

What to do with all that paper? Use electronic media instead!

In this day and age of electronics, the federal government should be taking advantage of such an opportunity to utilize more electronic media to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Everyday I see documents that our office has requested from other federal agencies, as well as financial and non-financial institutions, and the requested documents are received in paper format. Why?
If documents were burned onto CDs, it... more »

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Social Security Administration

cd requests for medical records from ssa

Currently SSA provides electronic and/or hard copies of files for representatives. These requests take time and use various field offices' resources in an inefficient manner. These requests should be either centralized much like medical records are (scanned in by one entity for the nation or areas) or accessible online via one time password given to the attorney rep. It is understandable that claimants wouldn't have... more »

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