- Migration of 17 legacy payroll systems to one of four consolidated systems
- 5.1 million citizens used the IRS Free File for the 2005 filing year
- 128,000 referrals a month through govbenefits.gov
- 994 of 2,259 funding opportunities available through grants.gov
- Disaster Management Information Services (DMIS) used to share information in 116 disaster situations
- Over 840,000 federal employees have registered with golearn.gov, over 2.7 million courses provided (increase from 1.3 million the previous year)
- 8.9 million rules and regulations downloaded from regulations.gov
- 240,000 daily visits to usajobs.gov
- The departments of Transportation and Interior are each saving over $1 million per year through online booking with the eTravel initiative. Dept. of Labor reduced travel voucher costs from $60 per voucher down to $25.
- GSA saved 77,813 man-hours through real-time reporting from the Federal Procurement Data System and integration with agency contract writing systems.
- At least 43 duplicate systems were shut down
- Urban areas with interoperable communications increased from 10 to 75
- OMB says that over 500 of 810 major IT investments are not well planned or managed
- According to GSA, "the Federal Government could potentially save between 16 percent and 27 percent annually on its IT infrastructure budget and between $18 billion and $29 billion over 10 years by taking a more coordinated approach to spending on commodity IT infrastructure, such as help desks, data centers, and telecommunications."
Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Understanding the Benefits of e-Government
The President's 2009 Budget suggests that the core egov initiatives have resulted in savings of $508 million dollars in 2007. I'm trying to understand how that number is calculated as we try to document the performance results of egov in this state. Here are some of the numbers behind it: