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Department of Transportation

Cross-Validate Telework and IT Policies

In my agency, and I presume others, the telework policy and the IT security policy directly contradict each other. DOT and other organizations need to support telework and IT security uniformly by validating all relevant policies against each other to make sure that the necessary and relevant guidance is uniform. This will reduce confusion during planning and implementation allowing for maximum participation in telework,... more »

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Legislative Branch

One Standard Business System for the Federal Government

The Federal Government should have one Standard Business Systems. A veteran exiting the military and hired by a federal agency should have the same Business System they were trained on in the military for Human Resources, Contracting, Property Management, Budget & Finance, Fleet Management, Safety, Information Technology, etc. A federal employee should be able to transfer from one federal agency to the next and do... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Reduce our chronic dependence on contractors for IT Services

Many parts of our organization are heavily dependent on external contractors to provide labor and services to government. They perform various technical functions, as well as procurement sensitive activities that really should be limited to fed-only staff, such as budgetary projection and resource allocation. While this may be a useful short-term strategy, to quickly ramp up and effectively leverage private sector resource... more »

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Department of Defense

Integrated IT Applications & Info-Sharing Between Agencies

I work for a Navy command that uses XP, but I am forward deployed to an Army base which uses Vista. The systems will not interact with each other and prohibit the use of VPN, information sharing, and telework. There are work around solutions, but the easiest, most efficienct solution would be for DoD to all get on the same page and pick one to save money, share information, and provide solutions towards greater efficiency.... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Reducing Redundancy with Refills and Renewals

All outpatient prescriptions (new, partials, renewals, refills, etc.) are dispensed with Patient Medication Information (PMI). PMI is printed information about prescription medicine provided by pharmacy to patients and should be given with ALL NEW prescriptions. This does not include Medication Guides which are required to be dispensed with certain prescription medicines that have serious and significant public health... more »

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Legislative Branch

Goverment Access Wi-Fi Hot Spot D.C. Metro Area

Each federal agency spends a high-level of funding resources on IT infrastructure, data warehousing, servers, networking capabilities, and IT security. Costs for IT infrastructure could be significantly reduced if there was a unique, secure, D.C. region-wide, wireless internet hot-spot accessible only by U.S. Government computers. If all U.S. government employee's were "enabled" to access the "hotspot" from any location... more »

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