GetSatisfaction is an interesting new approach to leveraging the power of the Web for fun (and maybe profit)? The idea is to create an open market place for customer support. Got a question about a particular company or product? Go to http://getsatisfaction.com/, enter your question, and hopefully within a few minutes you get a response via e-mail from someone in that company. There's a pretty compelling business model there if you can leverage this sort of service to reduce calls to your contact centers. There's also some interesting opportunities to meld this service with microblogging services such as Twitter.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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