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Department of State

DOS Enterprise Systems Integration

The department of state made of various functional areas & each of these areas has specific tasks they carry out, however they do not work in isolation. The different functional areas collaborate with each other from time to time thus the systems that support their activities also need to be able to collaborate & share information. Various systems that are used in the DoS do not collaborate or integrate well with other... more »

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Department of Commerce

Consolidate Software Purchases

Many universities have site licenses for various software packages they use, and receive much lower prices per user than purchasing an equivalent number of individual licenses. Also, software companies also provide volume discounts for organizations. This applies mainly to expensive statistical software packages (Stata, SAS, Matlab, Gauss, SPSS, SPlus, etc) that can be purchased in volume much cheaper than having each... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

No more "upgrades" to less-than-current software

Recently, EPA upgraded to Microsoft Office 2007 from Office 2003. While I'm glad we're no longer using Office 2003, we should have upgraded to the most recent version of Office available at the time of the upgrade, which was Office 2010.

"Upgrading" to an already outdated software product will only cause EPA to have to upgrade Office again much sooner than we would have had we upgraded to the most recent version available.... more »

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