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  • Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    [caption id="attachment_2808" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Fred Wellman with General Petraeus in Iraq"][/caption] Fred Wellman, President ScoutComms, brings us his weekly review of defense industry news via The Scout Report. Fred served over twenty years as an … more

  • Revisiting “Using social media for background checks”

    Earlier in the summer at the IDGA HR for Defense Summit, a question was raised about HR professionals using social media for background checks. We brought this discussion to our blog Inside the Net and other social communities such as GovLoop. Many insightful comments were genera… more

  • Can a wiki reduce the number of emails in your inbox?

    Two things struck us at the ALI Social Media for Government Conference last week. The first was the power of Wikis, which are vastly underused. Second was the challenge inherent in the armed forces or any very large organization with hundreds of thousands of employees (or million… more

  • Bridging the Technology and Cultural Gap

    Over the last two years, it has been acknowledged that we have a technology gap between the generations of workers in the government space. We have skilled and experienced professionals who have been trained not to be on the internet or any type of social media, and those who are… more

  • Social Media Is Not A Silver Bullet

    Should we do social recruiting in the cleared community View more presentations from Kathleen Smith. The presentation above, which was shared at meeting our last week with key members of Booz Allen & Hamilton, inspired the following blog post: Anywhere you look these day… more