We're drowning in email. And the many hours we spend on it are generating ever more work for our colleagues. We can reverse this spiral only by mutual agreement. Hence this Charter...(see emailcharter.org for the "10 Rules to Reverse the Email Spiral")
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Switch to Gmail to reduce the need for regional information technology offices. Store email information using cloud computers based at federal facilities to increase security.
All agencies can benefit from secure document collaboration spaces, similar to Google Docs. The collaboration space could be made more secure for classified or sensitive documents. This would save server space required for E-mails, as people would no longer have to E-mail large files to eachother. The cost for purchasing, housing and maintaining servers would significantly decrease. This would also prevent printing of... more »
In my regional office each Division is assigned an available server to store shared documents. Servers or some sort of electronic storage space needs to be available to all employees, across Divisions within the region, and across the entire agency. This would prevent the need to send E-mails, particularly E-mails containing large file attachments. E-mails require servers to store a record of the message AND the attachment.... more »