Air Force Uses Cloud-Based Visualization Tech to Manage Mission Infrastructure

Jeff Brody

The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Innovation Office integrated a cloud-based visualization tool into a data platform in an effort to monitor the status of infrastructure assets across the service branch.

USAF said Thursday its Chief Data Office collaborated with the center to produce Installation Health Assessments using Tableau Software's technology that runs on the Air Force’s Visible, Accessible, Understandable, Linked and Trusted system, or VAULT.

“IHAs analyze 14 traditional I&MS mission areas over a $17 billion portfolio; objectively measuring performance, sustainment and recapitalization,” said Marc Vandeveer, AFIMSC chief of innovation.

"The assessments also quantify risk-to-mission and risk-to-force analysis and the findings inform the Planning, Programming and Budgeting Execution process with actionable and predictive analysis,” Vandeveer added.

VAULT is designed to comply with the Air Force Data Services Reference Architecture and help users search, exchange and obtain insights from data.

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