11 Nov '11, 3pm

Fed Agencies Ordered to Cut Travel, Printing, IT 20%

Obama signed an executive order, “Promoting Efficient Spending, ” encouraging agencies to limit executive transportation and come up with alternatives to travel, such as video conferencing. The order says that agencies should assess device inventories and usage, and take steps to eliminate underutilized IT equipment. It encourages agencies to limit the printing of hard copy documents, issuing information in electronic form wherever legal and practicable. And it says that agencies should limit the purchase of promotional items such as plaques and clothing.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/11/11/fed-agencie...

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