Federal Times – Vendors make information sharing easier by giving end users more control

in Federal Times

At the Social Security Administration, chief information officer Frank Baitman likes Alfresco, an open-source, Web-based collaboration tool that allows users to create and structure sites with sharable data. The tool is from Alfresco Software Inc., whose U.S. headquarters is in Atlanta.

Recently, Baitman's team launched an Alfresco site to share employees' professional data within his office. He said he hopes this open book will lead others in SSA to work with his people based on their special expertise.

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