President Gore Will Moderate Live Satellite Broadcast on January
Contract Management Command (DFAS) 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. DFAS 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.
Is your community ready for the 21st Century? Are you connecting
workers, jobs, and training for 21st Century skills? Vice President
Gore will moderate the National Summit on 21st Century Skills for
21st Century Jobs on January 12. This live satellite broadcast is
set for 1:30 - 3:00 PM EST. We invite business, labor, education,
government and local community leaders to sponsor a down link location
and to register online. We will also announce plans for a cybercast
on this website. Pass the word!
Technology Lab Hits the Road!
December 14, 1998--A 65' X 12' highway trailer mounted on an eighteen-wheel
chassis carries a sophisticated instructional technology laboratory
for use by students in Alachua County, Florida. Designed, developed,
and constructed by county school system staff, the Mobile Instructional
Technology Laboratory is handicapped-accessible and climate-controlled.
The traveling lab boasts multi-media, interactive video, and individualized
computer-assisted instruction to prepare students for the 21st Century.
It's also a teacher training center that can be moved anywhere in
the district to train teachers in the use of this new technology.
Saving Electronic Payments Benefit Defense Contractors
You Have a PIN, Then You Can Get In
More than 8,000 Department of Agriculture employees--and almost
15,000 federal employees governmentwide--have obtained Personal
Identification Numbers (PINs) and can view data concerning their
own payroll, leave, travel voucher information, life insurance,
health insurance, U.S. Savings Bonds, Thrift Savings Plan, and related
information on the Employee Personal Page set up by the National
Finance Center. Employees can access it immediately 24 hours a day,
seven days a week.
Sam Wants You to Register Online
For nearly two decades young men have gone to post offices, completed
and mailed a registration form, and waited 60 to 90 days to receive
an acknowledgment card from the Selective Service. Now they can
register online and instantly receive a Selective Service number.
In This Issue
Live Satellite Broadcast
Hits the Road
If You Have a PIN
Uncle Sam Wants You
Vol. 1, No. 8, December 7, 1998
Vol. 1, No. 7, November 30, 1998
Vol. 1, No. 6, November 23, 1998
Vol. 1, No. 5, November 16, 1998
Vol. 1, No. 4, November 9, 1998
Vol. 1, No. 3, November 2, 1998
Vol. 1, No. 2, October 26, 1998
Vol. 1, No. 1, October 2, 1998