Jan 282008

Stephen Barr of the Washington Post has a very interesting Federal Diary story today. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has embraced the Wikipedia model and used their own Wiki to quickly catalogue 13,496 budgetary earmarks. The process took 10 weeks, as opposed to the usual 6 months. It currently has 5,500 members and other federal agencies are using to collaborate and gather financial information in real-time.

Agencies Share Information By Taking a Page from Wikipeida

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