Consider: Every business needs to know what its employees know. Companies are crammed with experts on various topics whose knowledge goes to waste — because nobody knows what they know. Now give these workers an internal corporate blog, and encourage them to use it. Let them natter away on every topic that intrigues them. Harvest and index the results. You’ve mapped your workers’ brains.
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”We’re not saying, `We’re going to give this to you, now go off and talk about whatever you want to talk about,’ ” Regan said. He tells his bloggers to focus on computer and networking topics, so they can share information about the problems and solutions they’ve found throughout the state’s computer systems. ”So far we’re pretty happy,” Regan said.
As this article will be erases from the ‘net after a few days, I archived a copy on Wunderkammer.org.