Showing 4 ideas for tag "voip"
The government could save a substantial amount of money by investing in information systems that promote the use of voice over IP and web conferencing. This would drastically cut the phone bill and also open up the door for other areas of improvement. This same infrastructure could be used for web/video conferencing which would save a bundle on needless travel expenses. In my opinion, travel should be mission critical... more »
Add software to government laptops so that calls can be made using the microphone.
This would take away the need for purchasing phone plans, allow a seamless transition for work at home, and remove the need for physical landline telephones.
Mimic industry and (except where required for security reasons) allow employees to use personal cell/smart phones for government business. Allows elimination or consolidation of supported infrastructure, support personnel, phone purchases, upgrades, etc. Allows employee to carry fewer devices. Allows nearly all employees to have cell phone access to work. Facilitates teleworking. Reduces the "I left it at the office"... more »
The VA already has a robust data network. This network could be leveraged using Voice Over Internet Protocol to provide calling within the VA avoiding all long distance cost. This system is already in place in several VISN's and could be expanded throughout the VA and maybe the Goverment in total. example: x (entry digit) xxx (station code) xxxx (extension) xxxxxxxx calls anywhere in the government bypassing the telephone... more »