Manufacture a portable electronic device utilizing finger vein biometrics which would store usernames, passwords, and the associated domain address. The device would connect to the desktop or laptop as a peripheral- either wirelessly or usb/firewire. When the device is connected to your computer, and finger activated it would automatically populate the username/password fields upon navigating to a given website. ...more »
Workstation replacement is necessary for SSA Employees because of workload and programs we use; however, we should not replace ALL operational workstations. SSA can still use the older workstations as Claimant/Representative (Electronic Folder) workstations. For example, the Electronic Folder workstation only requires reading a disk and few applications to operate. The Electronic Folder workstation resources needs are ...more »
Multi-user PC’s allows users to operate multiple workstations and share hardware / software resources simultaneously, directly from one PC. With our government [civilian & military] spending a great deal of funding to provide enough PC's for everyone, this virtually adds 1 - 6 additional computers without investing in separate, new operating systems or PC's. The power in today's systems are hardly being tapped. Investment ...more »
By doubling the memory we put into new workstations we can meet most application requirements much better. Since new PC processors are lightening fast, I would guess that over 90 percent of users never fully utilize the capability so it makes sense to extend the life of each workstation. With over 67,000 employees in SSA that could amount to millions of dollars of savings over the course of 3/4 years.
Unplug your workstation computer and printer as you leave each day. If each federal employee unplugged their computer when they left the energy costs could be reduced by millions of dollars.