The following article, found at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/21/AR2009012104249_pf.html, is interesting. Here is the beginning of it.
Staff Finds White House in the Technological Dark Ages
By Anne E. Kornblut
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, January 22, 2009; A01
If the Obama campaign represented a sleek, new iPhone kind of future, the first day of the Obama administration looked more like the rotary-dial past.
Two years after launching the most technologically savvy presidential campaign in history, Obama officials ran smack into the constraints of the federal bureaucracy yesterday, encountering a jumble of disconnected phone lines, old computer software, and security regulations forbidding outside e-mail accounts.