Interesting interview with the new (and first) CIO for the United States: Vivek Kundra: Federal CIO in His Own Words
VK: I think you look at open source, as a technology, whether it's mediawiki, for example... with Wikipedia what we did in the District of Columbia was that we had a wikipedia solution that allowed every single employee to collaborate and have access to information.
snark-on MediaWiki? Horror of horrors! Everyone knows it's way too hard for government workers much less scientists. snark-off
It's a new day.