Just being social
Social networking is highly common among government workers, according to a study announced in late January by the Washington-based Human Capital Institute and Redwood Shores, Calif.-based software company Saba.
of government workplaces reported using at least one social networking tool.
used community of practice Internet groups, the most popular form of social networking for government agencies.
of government workers were uncertain about the future use of social networking.
of respondents did not believe that the next generation of workers would influence their future decisions about using social networking.
Source: Human Capital Institute and Saba, “Social Networking in Government: Opportunities & Challenges,” January 2010, www.saba.com/socialgov.