Tag Archives: A-Space

TIME names A-Space among its best inventions of 2008

We hear a lot about Web 2.0 technology and applications on the consumer side — think MySpace, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Less so on the government side. But that’s slowly changing. Recently, TIME Magazine listed A-Space among the top 50 best inventions of 2008. Launched in September by the Federal Government, …

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Social Video for the US Intelligence Community

ExecutiveBiz members have had the pleasure of interacting with a long line of IT thought leaders. One of note is Chris Rasmussen, a great advocate for information sharing and collaboration within the federal space and a master of the use of new tools to get groups working together on hard …

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Speeding the delivery of Web2.0 capabilities into government

IT leaders in government are wrestling with several competing forces in the Web2.0 world. The greatest force is a push for change towards more user-focused computing.  But a resisting counter force threatens to delay this change. The counter force here is institutional inertia. Big organizations are just slow to change, …

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Chris Rasmussen: A Dynamic Thought Leader in Intelligence

Since 9/11, the intelligence community has been looking for ways to do a better job of sharing information between agencies. Chris Rasmussen is a knowledge manager and trainer for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency within the Department of Defense, and he’s a dynamic part of that effort. He’s a thought leader …

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CIA on Myspace?

The national intelligence agencies have launched a social networking site, A-Space, modeled after the ultra-popular MySpace, further supplying ammunition to those who claim networking sites hold potential beyond teenage users. The government-only site will allow users who voluntarily sign up to access the vast network of federal intelligence agencies. This …

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