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Department of Defense

Cost Effective Travel

Allow employess to, at least, try to utilize travel search engines like Kayak and Expedia. If the savings is there then take it. Along with that the employee should understand that there is more risk involved if the travel were to be canceled. Therefore, this would motivate the employee to proceed with travel plans. Once travel is completed that employee should be awarded with a percentage of the savings. This would... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Utilize Current Technology to Reduce Travel Costs

By using our Video telecommunications System or Microsoft Office Communicator for Live meetings, we can reduce travel costs for training significantly. Instead of having employees travel to one designated area for a certain training, the training facilitators can offer the training via V-tel or Office Communicator. This would eliminate having to spend money on airfare, baggage fees, taxi, shuttle bus, hotel stay, parking,... more »

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Department of Defense

Modernizing DAU Online Course Delivery

I have never been a fan of online courses, particularly ones where a student simply clicks through a set of slides. However, online course delivery has evolved into a format that is not only cheaper, but one which can actually provide a higher-quality learning experience than a traditional classroom. Universities around the world are now providing virtual classrooms for their students. I encourage you to view MIT’s free... more »

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Department of the Interior

Employees Share in Travel Cost Savings

Many government employees would choose less expensive lodging and travel options (rental car class, cheaper airport transportation or parking, fewer checked bags, etc.) if they could share in the savings. As is, there's little incentive to spend less than the maximum allowance. If employees could keep say 25% of the savings, they'd be staying with friends and family more often, camp grounds while doing field work, using... more »

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