NGA and DigitalGlobe Release Powerful Application To Community Under Open Source License

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead Editor’s note: I’ve been in the position to observe both NGA and DigitalGlobe as organizations and have also been honored to meet both the two leaders referenced in this […]

30 July Analyst Forum: Incredible Agenda And Even Greater Attendees

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We are now two days away from the 30 July Analyst Forum, an event we organized with our partners at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). Now that I have seen the most recent list of attendees coming to the forum I am more excited than ever. Although we have a a great agenda, […]

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub

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We previously wrote about NGA on GitHub here and have also provided a few tutorials on GitHub and what enterprise professionals should know about it here. With this post I would like to provide an update on what NGA is up to now in this area. The main GitHub page for NGA is at: National Geospatial-Intelligence […]

NGA joins GitHub, offers code to help disaster response

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We read this press release with pleasure and have deep respect for the incredibly hard work required to achieve the kinds of success demonstrated here. It is not easy to get things like this done in government. From: the NGA pless release at http://ctolink.us/PYD2IQ NGA joins GitHub, offers code to help disaster response April 11, 2014 […]

Now That You Are Headed To Geoint, What Should You Do There?

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Are you the kind of person that thinks long range planning means anything that is more than 24 hours out? If so, don’t feel lonely! Especially when it comes to events like the Geoint Symposium 14-17 Apr.  You know it is going to be a great event and you don’t need to put too much effort […]

TASC has been a great firm for as long as I can remember and now the greatness continues with a new CTO

With this post I would like to share some great news I read about TASC. They have just hired a fantastic enterprise technology/mission-focused thinker, Dr. Keith Littlefield, to be their CTO. Here is the story from the TASC press release: March 4, 2013 TASC Names Dr. Keith Littlefield Chief Technology Officer NGA and DNI veteran […]