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Department of Commerce

MS Enterprise Licensing Agreements

I suggest the entire federal government sign an annual enterprise agreement with Microsoft which allows them to utilize all of Microsoft’s software products (operating systems, databases, Office suite, etc.), instead of uncoordinated efforts by each government entity. It should be one blanket agreement. The savings would be substantial not just in cost of licensing, which could be leveraged into a volume discount, but... more »

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Integrated NASA wide patent management and licensing

Presently each of approximately 10 different NASA centers manages their own patent portfolio and licensing function. While NASA HQ oversees part of these functions, NASA HQ could also consolidate invention disclosures, patent filings, patent maintenance, and foreign activities. NASA HQ could also at the same time manage commercialization activities aligned with their new space vision, to extract maximum licensing and... more »

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