"Feds Launch Social Media Group -- In December 2008, the members of the Federal Web Managers Council presented a white paper to the Obama transition team addressing perceived and real barriers as well as opportunities for government entities to engage in a social media environment.
The Obama administration is using Drupal (an open source software project) for the government's 2.0 recovery website. Great. recovery.gov
With Drupal being used on such a nationally recognized site, a gigantic government one, it should be proof that it is enterprise ready.
From an article in Computer World...
The U.S. military should embrace user-driven Web services such as wikis, video-sharing sites and social networking sites as its focus grows to include providing more security and reconstruction help, a defense analyst recommended today.
This is from an article in the Washington post on federal job recruitment.
Replacing retirees and recruiting new talent will impact every business as well as every government agency. I wonder what these organizations are using to capture the deep smarts of retirees? Although they are probably not looking at social network software - they should be!