Archive for the '.gov' category

OpenID Pilot Program to be Announced by US Government

If this is true OpenID Pilot Program to be Announced by US Government is should a huge impact on identity management within government, even in Australia. If large agencies are willing to accept authentication from third parties, it means that users will no longer have to remember their username and password for each different agency […]

Some big names using a wiki

The Federal Computer Week’s Who’s using wikis is a short list of large US federal agencies who are using wikis. Just the agency name, the wiki name and a very brief summary. Just enough for you to do further research, for example Intellipedia and Diplopedia have detailed wikipedia entries. Or to convince doubters that wikis […]

Giving your blog a human face

Transportation Security Administration blog

Evolution of Security is the blog of the Transportation Security Administration and the most popular Government blog I have seen, with most recent posts averaging over a 100 comments.

One of the most interesting differences between this and most Government blogs …


aka Spook 2.0

A wiki that covers a over a dozen different agency, with over 35,000 articles, 200,000 pages, 37,000 users, 100 new articles and 4,000 edits a day is pretty impressive. Especially when you find out the agencies involved are intelligence agencies who had reputation for being less than willing to share their information. It has to be said this is a very successful wiki implementation.

2007 Gold Mouse Report

The report itself is an old school 3.5Mb PDF, it is the contents that are more interesting. In compiling the report, the authors reviewed 618 websites, covering every single House and Senate Member, committee, and leadership websites of the United States Congress. It is the trends that it reported that make it an interesting read, […]

A wiki that is good in court

7th Circuit Practitioners Guide Wiki Hat tip to Anthony D. Williams for this one. Do not know the original source of quotes on Anthony’s post, but they are good. Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook As a group, the attorneys practicing before our court know more about appellate practice than any single person. With our wiki, […]