NORTEL HELPS ED.GOV IMPROVE WEB SITE RANKING.The U.S. Department of Education's ED.gov ranks among the top 10 federal agency websites in an influential report on e- government, thanks to a collaborative effort between the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO OCIO Office of the Chief Information Officer
OCIO Opleidings Centrum Initiële Opleidingen (Dutch Army Basic Training Centre) ) and Nortel Government Solutions, a U.S. company wholly-owned by Nortel (NYSE/TSX: NT).
ED.gov was the eighth-best federal agency website - up 15 places from 2005 - in the latest edition of "State and Federal E-Government in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. ," a report published annually since 2000 by the Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University.
The report ranks websites based on availability of online publications and databases, audio and video clips A short video presentation. , access for the disabled, security, readability read·a·ble
1. Easily read; legible: a readable typeface.
2. Pleasurable or interesting to read: a readable story. , and a variety of other features.
Improving ED.gov helps the Department of Education to more effectively serve its constituents. Nortel Government Solutions worked with key OCIO personnel to analyze the site's deficiencies - based on feedback from administrators of the Brown University report - and developed an efficient, cost-effective improvement strategy. The success of this strategy was confirmed by this year's report.
"This shows how we can work together with federal agencies like the Department of Education to maximize their efforts to improve usability of technologies that empower government to best serve its citizens," said Chuck Saffell Chuck Saffell was commissioned in the US Navy in 1968 and shortly thereafter was designated a Naval Aviator. Serving in several operational billets including command of an E-2C "Hawkeye" squadron, he was designated a proven specialist in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, , chief executive officer, Nortel Government Solutions. "We have the know-how and the experience to identify and deliver solutions that can enhance our clients' ability to succeed in their missions."
About Nortel Government Solutions
Nortel Government Solutions is a network-centric integrator (1) In electronics, a device that combines an input with a variable, such as time, and provides an analog output; for example, a watt-hour meter.
(2) See systems integrator. , providing the services expertise, mission-critical systems and secure communications that empower government to ensure the security, livelihood, and well being of its citizens. Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., Nortel Government Solutions offers a one-stop shop One-Stop Shop
A company or a location that offers a multitude of services to a client or a customer. The idea is to provide convenient and efficient service and also to create the opportunity for the company to sell more products to clients and customers. for solutions designed to improve workforce productivity, reduce operating costs operating costs npl → gastos mpl operacionales , and streamline inter-agency communications. Nortel Government Solutions is a U.S. company wholly-owned by Nortel.
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This project has been funded at least in part with Federal funds Federal Funds
Funds deposited to regional Federal Reserve Banks by commercial banks, including funds in excess of reserve requirements.
These non-interest bearing deposits are lent out at the Fed funds rate to other banks unable to meet overnight reserve from the U.S. Department of Education under contract number ED-03-PO-2949. The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Education nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.