Leaves Paper Behind on Highway 1
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.
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.
Saving Electronic Payments Benefit Defense Contractors
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.
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.
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