Update FEMA NEMIS IA to provide more information and more relevant information per page. We spend quite a bit of time going between tabs and pages. It also would provide a much more logical progression for training applicant services program specialists. It would also greatly reduce processing errors.
GMail includes features comparable or better than what the USG is currently using: (1) GMail supports integration with Microsoft (MS) Outlook... more »
Every Helpdesk should be accountable for the quality of assistance provided.
This suggestion is for all agencies and departments.
Many agencies have a time-retention timeframe requirement for people holding onto Personally identifiable information contained in emails and old work.
This would also lighten... more »
The speed at which technology is outpacing government practices calls for a new way for departments and agencies to keep up the pace. Each agency has used, is currently using or plans to create tools that will take advantage... more »
This simple step will save hundreds of thousands of dollars (more likely millions) annually in processing and storage costs.
First change the JCL, then copy the data to new datasets using BLKSIZE=0
There is an all encompassing SOP that dictates federal employees leave their computers on (in "locked" mode) at the end of the day. This is a huge waste of electricity (ESPECIALLY if the monitor and speakers are also left on)
I understand that the reason for this is so that IT can complete system updates using less bandwidth. However, by dividing the computers... more »
Many of the computers running on government networks are left on, running at full power 24/7, yet they are only used between 5-8 hours per day. This is like leaving a 100 watt light bulb on all the time, even when no one is in the room. Simply mandate that all local IT staff enable the most efficient Energy Star settings on every computer.
The Federal... more »