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Department of Homeland Security

Voluntary Use of Personal Cell/Smart Phone to Reduce Gov Costs

In one hand is my personal smart phone. I love it. I pay for unlimited voice and data with this phone. I can surf freely and without guilt that I'm wasting government money when I do so. It's also faster and more flexible than...what I hold in my other hand, my blackberry. I hate it. I only use it for government business which is largely viewing e-mails when I'm off site. So I carry two of these devices around.... more »

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Legislative Branch

Cell Phones - Just give Employees 50 for unlimited plan!

Instead of giving Gov Employees a Cell phone paying for phone and service. Everyone has a cell phone just give each employee a 50 check per month to use there cell phone for work the 50 dollars is so they can upgrade to unlimited plan if they need to. Now if a employee doesn't want to participate that is fine. But I know most would and this would save a lot of money. Also, an incentive for employees. Everyone WINS!... more »

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Department of Agriculture

voluntary use of personal cell phones for e-mail

Many scientists travel frequently for field research and meetings, and it is useful to be able to access our e-mail on our cell phones. Currently, the e-mail system is set up so that it is only possible to access e-mail on your government laptop or on a government blackberry. It is wasteful to spend money to buy everyone a government blackberry, and many of us would prefer to use our personal cell phone to access our... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Savings on unclassified cell phone/laptop/desktop expenses

I propose that the Gov't either gets completely out of the unclas cell phone/laptop/desktop business; or they get completely into the business.

This may sound contradictory, but please read on.

Conservatively, 95% of government employees have a personal cell phone and a personal laptop and/or desktop computer. Similarly, this same population has a monthly bill for cell phone and internet service.

Many U.S. gov't... more »

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