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Department of Veterans Affairs

Electronic Calendars - No Paper Calendars - $ave MILLIONS

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SAVE at least $3.7 million - Employees with computers should have to use the e-calendar built into MS Office or their system's equivalent, (MACs have iCal). If only 1/2 the Federal employees have a desk calendar costing $2.68 or more, the annual cost for calendars is at least $3,783,861 nationally.

The 2009 Census Bureau indicates there were 2,823,777 full and part-time Federal employees.

If every employee who has... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Efficient Security Protocol saves $900 Million annually

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Wasted productivity is a large but avoidable expense. Our current security systems serve a critical purpose, but could be more time efficient. This proposal would avoid losing more than $900 million annually of currently lost productivity while preserving security.

Proposal: Create streamlined security software that allows one to stay signed in securely to the network and to password protected programs and avoid automatic... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Stop Mandating Multiple Meetings and Trainings for Fed Workers

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We need to do a thorough analysis of time management practices at federal agencies. At the VA Hospital that I work at, a lot of people go from one meeting to the next, and some of the committees and subcommittees seem redundant. I don't quite understand when work is being done. Also, some of the mandatory trainings either on campus or online through TMS need to be assessed to see whether or not they are appropriate for... more »

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