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Department of Defense

Elminate all that travel! Virtual Teams

The DOD needs to take advantage of existing technologies to operate in virtual teams. This will eliminate the labor and high costs associated with a lot of the unneccessary travel that is currently happening. Also, it ensures the right people are on the team, rather than restricted to local personnel. This can make for more efficient and effective work. There are plenty of tools such as video teleconferencing, web... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Wider Roll-Out of Unified Communications (web phone/meetings)

Some offices at NIH are piloting Unified Communications, which allows users to make phone calls (including calls with video), use voice mail, hold meetings, and share desktops via the Internet. It seems an efficient way to hold meetings and could be more cost effective, and thus result in savings, than traditional telecommunications services (i.e., the telephone). It could have value beyond telecommunications, such as... more »

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Department of the Interior

Reduce Travel Costs

Every office should have adequate (relative to the number of employees) and user-friendly video conferencing facilities for conducting training, staff meetings, inter- and intra-agency meetings, and "virtual retreats" and all-employee meetings. There should be policy direction to utilize videoconferencing rather than official travel whenever possible without compromising the agency's mission. The amount of money and... more »

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