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Vol. 1, No. 28, May 3, 1999

Veterans Benefits Administration
Leaves Paper Behind on Highway 1

Processing claims for America's veterans requires a lot of paper. But then, our nation has a lot of veterans. Each claimant has a file folder; each folder gets fuller and fuller as a veteran gets older and older. But does it have to be that way? Can the Department of Veterans Affairs leave paper behind as a new century approaches? The Washington, DC, VA Regional Office is demonstrating an electronic workfolder system. It may be the beginning of a paperless process.

NIH's CareerHere Is a Job Hunter's Dream
If you want to apply for a job at the National Institutes of Health, have we got a deal for you. You can do everything online--locate job announcements, create and submit a resume, or paste and send a resume you're already prepared. It doesn't get any easier than this for job hunters. It also saves NIH staff time in creating and posting job announcements.

Time Saving Electronic Payments Benefit Defense Contractors
The Defense Contract Management Command (DCMC) is working aggressively to increase the use of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), and is supporting other Defense organizations in the use of other EDI invoicing methods for public vouchers and commercial invoices. DCMC recently unveiled the Web Invoicing System. WInS allows contractors to sign on to a secure web page, enter the invoice data, and send it on its way.

NASA Creates Innovative World Map
Using the expertise of the Cartographic Applications Lab at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the National Geographic Society now possesses a digital satellite image map of the world that can be used in numerous ways to support stunning and exciting visualizations for television, and regional and global maps for the National Geographic Society's Mapping Division.

In This Issue

VA's Paperless Demo

NIH's CareerHere

Electronic Payments

NASA's World Map

Back Issues

Vol. 1, No. 27, April 26, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 26, April 19, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 25, April 12, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 24, April 5, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 23, March 29, 1999

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