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Suzette Kent: Federal Data Strategy to Cover Geospatial, Financial Mgmt, AI R&D Initiatives

Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent has said the White House wants agencies to leverage data sets that can support artificial intelligence research and development, financial management and geospatial initiatives, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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NGA Deploys Disaster Support Team, Geospatial Products to Assist Louisiana Flood Recovery Efforts

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has deployed a disaster support team and a suite of geospatial products to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s damage assessment operations in the flooded areas of Louisiana. NGA said Monday its geospatial visualization products and web services are designed to relay location and damage-specific information to country officials, local law enforcement …

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NGA to Provide Geospatial Response Support Services to Flooded West Virginia

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will provide geospatial and damage assessment services to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for first responders to use in areas affected by floods across West Virginia. NGA said Friday that it will supply geospatial data with highlights on severely-flooded areas to help first responders navigate waters and support faster response times to affected …

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Robert Cardillo: NGA to Federate Geospatial Content for Public Ebola Map Tool

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has unveiled a new public-facing website with a map that depicts the spread of Ebola by province in West Africa and locations of emergency treatment units in a push to help federal agencies and non-government organizations respond to the outbreak. NGA said Thursday that the unclassified geospatial intelligence platform, based on Esri’s …

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Army Uses Geospatial Tech to Analyze Soldiers’ Operational Environment

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has built a geospatial technology intended to help military commanders visualize and examine unfamiliar route for soldiers. The Situational Awareness Geospatially Enabled platform is designed to provide military leaders a full picture of the operating environment in order to make strategic decisions …

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NGA Unveils Geospatial Data Request Mgmt App; Ray Bauer Comments

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has released a mobile app for emergency response organizations to manage requests for geospatial data, GCN reported Wednesday. Stephanie Kanowitz writes the NGA worked with NJVC to develop the RFI Generator app with two interfaces, namely a map-based interface for field workers and another for administrators. …

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SBA Adjusts Small Business Revenue Standards

The Small Business Administration issued a final ruling Friday that adjusts the agency’s standards in determining what revenue sizes constitute small businesses. In a Federal Register notice, the SBA said it is increasing 37 small business standards for 34 industries and three sub-industries. SBA will continue to review size standards …

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