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Department of Commerce

Encourage Employee Use of Personal Smartphones for Work Purposes

Our work and personal lives have been converging for decades; employees have eschewed the duplicitous nature of keeping their work and personal lives separate in favor of policies that enable them to enjoy a more holisic, flexible existence. Remote working, flex-time, and alternative work schedules have been extremely successful in meeting these demands, and have fostered a more productive and cost-efficient workforce.... more »

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Department of Education

Smart on Education

With the amount of grants and loans the government gives to students we could stucture it better to pay for more individuals to complete college with less debt and a better outcome after graduation. Currently we are giving students loans and grants over and above their college cost. We should be paying directly to the school only for the amount of tuition, books, fees, and necessary materials. Currently we give students... more »

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Provide $50 Subsidy For Employees Using Personal Smartphones/Tab

Provide a $50 per month subsidy for employees choosing to use their personal smartphone in lieu of a government provided device. The employee will be responsible for purchasing the device, for maintaining the device, and for paying for all service charges associated with device use.

The government would pay the employee a flat $50 per month allowance to use their personal smartphone, tablet, or laptop computer and would... more »

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Cell phone/Smartpone Turn-in Program

Background assumption:
1) Most government employees have their own cell phone/smartphones and associated data packages for their personal use.
2) From my research the government pays over $100 per month per Iphone.

Idea synopsis:
1) Perform a government wide survey to provide a preliminary assessment of the annual savings if the government offered a small monthly stipend to move current government cell phone/smartphone... more »

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