Researchers have found a link between NetFlix.com — you know, the popular video rental service — and some government Web sites. Customer satisfaction. The latest ASCI rating gives four federal sites the same, or in some cases better scores than NetFlix.com — which had the best private sector rating. Included in the mix are sites from the Social Security Administration and one from the National Institutes of Health. That one is called MedlinePlus.gov. Joyce Backus is the deputy chief in the public services division of the National Library of Medicine at NIH. She joins us now with the secrets to making people happy on the Web. (To read the ACSI E-Government Satisfaction Index Q2 2010, click here. It’s free, but you will be required to register.)
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-8 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.