U.S. Air Force gives Web 2.0 a chance

It’s great, but is it safe? That’s been the question for Web 2.0, as the U.S. Air Force has eyed the technology in the hopes of boosting its missions around the world Now, it seems, Web 2.0 is getting a chance … cautiously.

“The new techniques, including blogs, wikis and personal profiles, are coming out of an initiative by Air Force Knowledge Now (AFKN), a resource provided on the Department of Defense (DOD) intranet,” writes Stephen Lawson of PC World. “They’re helping service members and civilian employees find the information they need more quickly and are now being shared with members of the U.S. Army, Navy and Marines, according to Randy Adkins, director of the Air Force’s Center of Excellence for Knowledge Management.”

For more details, be sure to check out Lawson’s timely and informative piece here.

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