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Legislative Branch

Stop Ordering Cheap Computer Hardware

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We need to stop ordering cheap/lowest bid computer hardware components for desktops and laptops. We may save money in the short term but in the long run we end up spending more on replacement hardware and lose a great deal on employee productivity for every hour, day, week that employees are without their computer system(s).

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Department of Homeland Security

Automatic Computer Shut Down

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DHS has an estimated 200,000 employes and contractors who use laptops and desktop computers for their work every day. But when workers leave the office, many of them do not take the time to shut down their computer. This naturally begs the question: how much money could DHS save by remotely turning off idle computers?

Assumptions:
-10% of workers leave their computers on overnight (20,000)
-The average computer uses... more »

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