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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

SMART Save: Systematic Meeting Awareness Reeducation Training

Problem: MEETING INEFFICIENCIES. Hundreds and thousands of hours in lost productivity, employee costs, travel expenses and overhead can be recovered by utilizing a systematic set of procedures and remote meeting software when organizing and executing meetings.
Conservative estimates of total federal meeting expenses are $8 billion dollars annually, (employee wages, travel expenses and overhead). Utilization of a systematic... more »

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Legislative Branch

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I suggest that the government goes paperless. The amount the government spends on paper that is wasted on a daily basis, improper printouts that range from the layout, to even the wrong item. The toner itself is expensive and requires the government to spend enormous amounts of funds to procure. Just how paper is wasted, toner is wasted also but at a more expensive price. There are only a couple of reason why anyone prints... more »

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Social Security Administration

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Saving time in the adjudication process allows claims representatives to better serve the public by creating additional time to work on other components of our daily workload. As a claims rep, I regularly process field office approvals and denials of Social Security disability claims. The first step in the field office adjudication process is the recipt of an action item from the state DDS than indicates whether a claim... more »

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Department of Energy

Selective Meeting And Reduced Travel - SMART

Limit all non-Executive Federal personnel training and meeting travel such that 50% or more of such hours are done annually by web-cast, teleconference or other electronic means. This will massively reduce costs of travel, hotel lodging, food and other perks currently paid at Federal expense for a select few.

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Department of Energy

SMART GRID

Let the private sector produce and supply power to the federal smart grid. Letting the private sector compete for selling power will drive down the costly power bills. The monopoly on a utility company that owns the grid, the power plant, and the coal mine is fostering corruption, waste, and costly power bills. Build a smart grid that is operated by the government and let the private sector do the rest.

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