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Eric M. Johnson

Johnson Eric M. is the team lead for the Knowledge Management Action Team at the U.S. Department of State. Diplopedia is a project of the Office of eDiplomacy , located in the Bureau of Information Resource Management within the Department of State. Billed as the Encyclopedia of the United States Department of State, it is a wiki running on the State internal Intranet, called "OpenNet." It houses a unique collection of information pertaining to diplomacy, international relations, and Department of State tradecraft. The program is part of a larger effort created by Secretary Condoleezza Rice within the concept of Transformational Diplomacy. Under this plan, personnel will utilize Web 2.0 technologies such as wikis, blogs, communities, and virtual work environments to provide diplomacy to areas that have been underrepresented.

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