Idea Factory is used with success at TSA. The same tool needs to be used across all of DHS year-round.
There is an all encompassing SOP that dictates federal employees leave their computers on (in "locked" mode) at the end of the day. This is a huge waste of electricity (ESPECIALLY if the monitor and speakers are also left on)
I understand that the reason for this is so that IT can complete system updates using less bandwidth. However, by dividing the computers... more »
At least 50% of my duties (and MANY co-workers) are conducted via internet and online systems. There is absolutely no reason that we cannot perform the same duties from home once or twice a week - the savings would be tremendous.