Those Crazy Kids

Watch out Baby Boomers: The next generation is on its way into the federal workforce. And if you don’t think it’s vital to transition to IPv6, check out how teenagers are communicating today. They have multiple mobile devices, love lifestyle and Web 2.0 technologies, and rely on presence-based technologies like Instant Messaging to get through the day. As these individuals move into the workforce and federal marketplace, IT planners, enterprise designers and architects must prepare to support an always-online mentality and lifestyle. To attract and retain future employees, we’ll have to match the functionality “those crazy kids” are used to at home. The surefire way to deliver that rich user experience is via IPv6.