Four months ago, amid a summary of Uncle Sam’s social networking applications used by the U.S. Intelligence Community, I mentioned how Intellipedia was a wiki for knowledge sharing and cross-agency collaboration, and A-Space was a sort of Facebook for spies.
Welcome to Chris Rasmussen’s world. Working for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (part of the U.S. Department of Defense), his classified blog, “Need to Share Not Need to Know Guy,” is one of most-read blogs in the Intelligence Community, he tells me. Sounds impressive.
Chris is a beta tester and evaluator for A-Space, which he’s worked on for over a year. He teaches classes about it and is his agency’s point-of-contact.
For an inside look at A-Space and how it can be used, watch this CNN video. Afterwards, please continue reading as I share with you an edited email interview with Chris who provides a fascinating perspective on best practices in social media that you may enjoy: [Read more…]