Rob Salkowitz writes over at the Internet Evolution blog on how the long and established cultures at Lockheed Martin and the CIA have actually mitigated the generational issues that often come with adopting Web 2.0 technologies. This has caused an "inversion of expectations," Salkowitz writes, where the veteran managers rather than the digital natives have taken the lead to implement open collaboration technologies.
Brittany Ballenstedt writes Nextgov's Wired Workplace blog, which delves into the issues facing employees who work in the federal information technology sector. Before joining Nextgov, Brittany covered federal pay and benefits issues as a staff correspondent for Government Executive and served as an associate editor for National Journal's Technology Daily. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Mansfield University and originally hails from Pennsylvania. She currently lives near Travis Air Force Base, Calif., where her husband is stationed.