Showing 3 ideas for tag "paper reduction cost"

Legislative Branch

Reduce paper - stop use of printouts in meetings

Provide IT departments tablet units, such as Cisco Cius, Apple IPAD, Samsung Galaxy or Blackberry Tablet units which may be used to load presentation and other meeting materials on to stop the use of handouts in meetings. Tablets with wireless capability not only eliminate the handout paper, but also the note taking papers which either clutter desks or fill recycling containers.

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Department of Homeland Security

Scan and Save

Create an electronic database for forms and archives. Scan current archived paper documents into a database to save storage costs, manpower, and paper resources. Use electronic standard government forms to eliminate paper usage and storage costs. This will also allow for "virtual" audits to be done remotely with no travel expense. This can apply to all government entities.

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Department of Defense

Get DFAS Travel Vouchers Online

DFAS (Defense Travel and Accounting Service) does travel vouchers for certain branches of the services (Navy, Army, DLA) that aren't covered by DTS (the Defense Travel System). DFAS does all of their vouchers through complicated and confusing forms that must be faxed in since they require a handwritten signature. DTS, while not perfect, handles all reviews and transactions online greatly decreasing my time to getting... more »

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