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Department of Justice

Stop Voter Fraud (Felons, Illegal Aliens, Deceased, etc)

Require Federal and State agencies make use of the Social Security Administration “Federal Benefit/Prisoner Data Exchange System” to enforce voter fraud laws.
(1) Provide SSA with prisoner information necessary for determining voting eligibility such as, convicted felons (imprisoned or, released on parole or probation), illegal aliens, deceased persons, fraudulent voter registration.
(2) Require States and voting authorities... more »

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Social Security Administration

Stop Paying Federal Benefits to Inmates

Ensure Federal Benefits Are Not Paid to Ineligible Incarcerated Individuals.

To eliminate the waste of taxpayer money government wide and run the federal benefit programs with more efficiency and save money:
(1) Identify U.S. Federal Agencies programs that provide federal benefits, aid or entitlement programs.
(2) Determine policy requirements for benefit eligibility for individuals incarcerated in federal prisons.
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Social Security Administration

Require Agency Use SSA's Inmate Database To Stop Inmate Benefits

Require all Federal Agencies that provide federal benefits or aid must use the Social Security Administration "Federal Benefit/Prisoner Data Exchange System" when determining benefit eligibility according to the agency policy requirement for individuals, or beneficiaries of individuals, incarcerated in federal prisons.
(http://www.socialsecurity.gov/history/ssa/ssa2000chapter6.html)

The Federal Bureau of Prisons currently... more »

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Social Security Administration

Ensure No Nat’l Cemetery Burial For Persons Guilty Capital Crime

Require Federal and State agencies make use of the Social Security Administration “Federal Benefit/Prisoner Data Exchange System” to:
(1) provide SSA with prisoner information necessary to identify ineligible persons (e.g., Life and Death Sentences);
(2) determine eligibility for burial in the National Cemetery System or the Arlington National Cemetery;
(3) ensure timely notice is provided to appropriate Federal official... more »

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EXOP - Office of Administration

Deploy SoftWare Automation and Technology (SWAT) Teams

Right now most of our business processes are manual and paper based resulting in literally thousands of person-hours being wasted on error prone data entry and paper shuffling. We spend millions of dollars procuring and maintaining, old, antiquated, and overly complex systems that can be replaced with new, cheaper, and easier to use web based systems. Do you spend countless hours updating/managing spreadsheets, entering... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Save $3.5 billion/year in Medication Error Costs

Patient have difficulty understanding, remembering, and following technical, confusing medication instructions, and so may miss, double up on, or otherwise miss-take medications. When patients fail to improve as expected, clinicians may unnecessarily increase, duplicate, or change medications. Resultant poor patient health and avoidable, prolonged, more complicated hospital admissions lead to poor health outcomes and... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Remove Desktop Computers, Install central Office level servers

As everyone is aware, computers are everywhere. What most people do not realize is how little your computer is being used. Like the human brain most computers are only using a fraction of their available power. Other computers have too little memory or are kind of slow.

What can be done is to do away with the individual desktops and install a large, powerful central computer for multiple users. The theory works like... more »

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Department of Defense

Build Our Own Computers

Many government resources like the United States Air Force have a mandated process for purchasing new computers. The Air Force in particular must purchase computers through AFWAY in accordance with Instruction. Recently I purchased $14,000 worth of HP computers for my unit. I bought 20 microtowers from the limited selection AFWAY offered me. After a quick search on Google Products, the towers I purchased were only $50... more »

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Department of Defense

Microsoft Windows? Why Not Linux!?

We have a multi-million, possibly multi-billion dollar contract with Microsoft for the Windows operating system, Office programs and Server software. If we were to switch to Linux based operating systems, software packages and servers (Ubuntu, Mac Lion, Libre Office, etc.) we would instantly save those millions/billions in software licensing costs. In addition to the software being free and open source, it would be more... more »

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Executive Office of the President

Microsoft = Money

In today’s’ world everyone searches for data. Everyone has a laptop, not a desktop… an iphone, blackberry, or android phone, and everyone loves a simple conservative interface. Our dependency on Microsoft products offers no fiscal reward regarding cost, productivity, training, maintenance and growth.
The data our federal government warehouses in contracted networks is ridiculously hard to navigate. I spend more time... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Remove CPU and operate solely from servers in VA Hospitals

Currently CPUs are used to log on to the VA network in the hospital medical center. These machines are outdated and have performance issues limiting productivity. The bulk of functioning already occurs at a server level which results in server lag time and delay compounded by limits of the CPU processor the user is working from. By removing this CPU from the data usage network and logging in to the server from a monitor... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Computer systems should be able to "talk" to one another

Currently, a great deal of staff time is spent retrieving data from one computer system and manually inputting it into another system or into an endless stream of spreadsheets requested by officals for their numerous reports.

If the various data-gathering systems could "talk" to one another, so that data input into one system could be automatically retrieved by other systems that use the same data, reporting requirements... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Computer software

Make sure that each employee has access to a computer or thin client, with the software they need to do their job.

Expedite the process for requesting computer equipment and software so that:
1) Employees can directly submit their requests to IRM, and
2) IRM is required to meet with each employee, to learn what computer equipment and software, the employee needs to do their job.
3) IRM is required to promptly provide... more »

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Department of Transportation

Computer Powersave option

Instead of having a screen saver, set the option to just turn off the monitor. Screen savers use as much energy as a screen in use, but by turning it off after an extended amount of no use (10 min) automatically, energy can be saved, and in turn money. With this setting change, there is no need to manually turn off/on the monitor, as it automatically turns off and back on. This is already being advertised to the general... more »

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