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Department of Homeland Security

Increase Efficiency; Reduce Waste; Protect Environment

I feel in this age of technology and emerging administrative and office functions we can reduce waste and become increasingly efficient without a huge monetary demand.

I suggest that all Federal agencies revamp administrative and managerial practices to include Microsoft Sharepoint as the backbone for this efficient and cost effective and environmentally friendly initiative.

The Microsoft Office Sharepoint intranet/internet... more »

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Use SharePoint/InfoPath for InHouse Grant Competition Management

The Federal Government already licenses software packages such as Microsoft SharePoint and InfoPath that can be effectively used to operate and manage competitive grant application review processes. Currently, the IT infrastructure for most grant competitions relies on contractor built systems that unnecessarily cost the government millions of dollars.

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For a recent $2 billion Recovery Act funded grant competition,... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Decrease costs developing policies and procedures

Set up workgroups, such as SharePoint groups, where managers from all VHA facilities, can jointly work on policies and procedures.

This will decrease managers' time spent developing policies and procedures, and increase their productivity.

When VHA endoscopy units were mandated to develop endoscope cleaning and disinfection SOPs, each endoscopy Unit manager and SPD Chief developed SOPs. This was a huge duplication of... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Paperless Forms and Electronic Signatures - We Have the Solution

Forms, forms, forms, forms. The government loves them. By the end of my work week I've filled out at least one form, but sometimes as many as 10. They are all required to be printed and signed.

What a waste...not only in paper and time, but also in rework when forms are lost, scanning, and interruptions for those who must physically sign. Agencies already have the software needed to do this electronically with minimal... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Reduce Number of Different Computer Systems Data Collection

At this time DHS / TSA uses so many different computer systems to collect data i.e. iShare, SharePoint, Microsoft systems etc. My suggestion is to Collaborate the data collection via either Microsoft Access or Microsoft InfoPath. Besides the simplicity of one system for data collection it would also assist with the problem of "overwritten" data which would reduce rebuilding the same data over again.

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