Showing 11 ideas for tag "electronic"
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Department of Justice

Use of Digital Signatures and other advanced technology Government wide

SUBJECT: Authorizing the use of Electronic Signature and other technology to reduce the reliance on paper based systems at the Department of Justice and it's Bureaus.

PURPOSE: To implement Electronic Signature and other technology at DOJ. This would improve efficiency of operations, increase security of the documents and reduce excessive costs associated with printing (paper, toner, printer/copier repairs, scanners... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Electronic Faxing

FREE FAXING - no machine costs, no toner costs, no paper costs, and automatic verification of receipt. Eliminate the need for a Fax and wasted paper. Use Faxcom which sends electronic faxes from a website to other fax machines or other people on faxcom. Our address is http://faxcom.uscis.dhs.gov and the service is already funded.

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Department of Homeland Security

Electronic Password Reset Functionality for All Systems-No need to contact the Service Desk

Electronic Password Reset Functionality for All Systems-No need to contact the Service Desk.
With a web front end you can have an ODBC reach back to create an auto generated e-mail message that gets sent to the DHS e-mail address. This is extremely secure because the user must enter their email address and their system user id. The system verifies both the e-mail and the user id; once verified this system sends a new... more »

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Department of Defense

Electronic Maintenance Forms for Depot Maintenance

I suggest that the Depot Maintenance repair facilities all use electronic forms and signatures on Maintenance Action Forms.

Currently a packet of papers is attached to parts or aircraft, and that packet follows the part all the way through the maintenance cycle. At each station the paper is stamped by whomever performed the action and by the Quality Assurance person when required. This means that a stamp has to be issued... more »

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Department of Transportation

Consolidate Electronic Personnel Files in One Location

I suggest that all government employee electronic personnel files (SF-50s, etc.) should be stored in one location (with OPM, presumably). Such files are currently stored online as .pdfs. When I recently transferred departments, my old department had to print out the .pdfs, mail a hard copy to the new department, who then had to rescan the files and post them back to my profile. This process takes, I’ve been told, roughly... more »

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Corps of Engineers-Civil Works

Electronic Project Documents

Eliminating most hard copies of project review documents would significantly reduce production costs as well as waste paper. Each project requires minimum 3 reviews during design phase, and each review consists of 10-20 copies of 2,000 pages of drawings and specs. That's $15,000 per project when you include shipping. Electronic submittals would greatly reduce costs.

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Department of the Treasury

IRS.gov Taxpayer eAccount

I suggest that all Taxpayers should have an IRS.gov eAccount. Taxpayers will be able to see a history of letters sent to them by the IRS, and refund information. Also the Taxpayers will be able to change their postal address and submit payments with their credit cards or bank accounts. This is a Facebook/Twitter/eMail generation. The IRS will saved milions of dolars in postage by giving acces to current and previous letters... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Retaining and transferring electronic files

Allow employees transferring within the same department to transfer electronic files and email records to their new office. This encourages the move from paper to electronic records, and also allows transferees to play a minor role as liaison between offices. This is especially important when offices work together frequently on projects.

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Department of Defense

idea withdrawn (was "get rid of DSN")

I originally proposed to get rid of the DSN network, as I believed it to be a collosal waste of resources. Then the first comment to my suggestion informed me of the valuable role DSN plays in overseas communications back to the US. My first impulse is to think "there must be a better way", but I guess that way would still cost more money than what we have in place now. So I consequently withdraw my suggestion and... more »

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Department of Commerce

JAVA Problems

Fix the problem with JAVA in CBS so that it is compatible with MARS so that employees working in both systems can do so with ease and not have to use IT Specialists time adjusting personal computers. Work is done in a more efficient and timely manner and money is saved in the long term.

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Department of Defense

Electronic Time and Travel

As a Department of the Army Intern, I have submitted all of my travel orders and vouchers electronically through the Defense Travel System. Previous to my work for the Federal Government when I worked in the private sector, I have always submitted my timesheets electronically. Now that I am going to be promoted out of the Intern program I will have to start filling out all of my timesheets and travel worksheets with pen... more »

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