"U.S. military needs wikis, video sharing, defense expert says"

The US Gov. needs to get some open-source software love, especailly from oss projects like Drupal or Mediawike.

From an article in Computer World...

U.S. military needs wikis, video sharing, defense expert says

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.

The military is increasingly moving toward a role where it will share responsibilities with organizations outside the U.S. government, including charitable organizations, international aid groups and even private businesses, said Guy Ben-Ari, a fellow in the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington-based think tank.


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