Check under the couch cushions for some loose change? Go for one less café latte each week? You’re not alone in trying to save money. Government agencies of all sizes are also facing belt-tightening challenges and have found creative and effective ways to reduce costs and improve the services they offer citizens.
Many agencies are working with ACS, A Xerox Company, to help power processes directly affecting citizens:
The state of Louisiana turned to ACS to help implement a new way to better manage time and attendance of its state-subsidized child care program. The result? An average of more than $2 million in savings monthly, reduced fraud, less administrative paper work, and child care providers being paid faster and more accurately.
ACS is also helping Florida save a projected $15 million by consolidating the state’s many email systems into a single solution.
States relying on ACS for electronic tolling solutions, known as E-ZPass in parts of th