The Defense Department, like every other wing of the federal government, is on a mission to keep pace with the technologies of the “Web 2.0” era. But social media, “wiki” documents, and information sharing portals pose unique challenges for the military, which is sitting on an ocean of sensitive data. We explore how new technology is transforming military communications, inside and outside its firewall.

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  • Linton Wells II Distinguished Research Professor and Transformation Chair, National Defense University (NDU)
  • Charles "Jack" Holt Senior Strategist for Emerging Media, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Mark Drapeau Columnist, Federal Computer Week; Adjunct Professor, School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University

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