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Department of Veterans Affairs

Save Huge Government Travel Dollars Now

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I strongly suggest that the Federal Government take use of a secure application called "Live Meeting" wihich is included in the MS OFFICE OUTLOOK Suite. Since most laptops issued by the Government have microphones and cameras the reliance on one-day fly-outs become archaic. All that is needed is an internet connection. It's easy to set-up and join meetings and the meetings can last for hours. You share documents,... more »

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Legislative Branch

Incentivise Program Offices to Reduce Their Budget

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All of the program offices I have worked for, try and spend every last dollar of their budget by the time it expires. They know if they don't, they won't get that same amount next year. So what they do is spend the leftover on large monitors, new computers, blackberries, furniture, refurbishing, etc. They also over fund their existing contractors by hiring new bodies and fund the quickest contract they can get on contract.... more »

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