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John Edwards: CIA Should Update Tech Platforms to Expedite Data Collection, Analysis

John Edwards, chief information officer at the CIA, has said the agency should update its technology platforms and optimize its workforce to accelerate data collection and generate insights from gathered information, FedTech Magazine published Tuesday. “Increasing the edge over our adversaries, our operational advantage will be determined by the speed at which we sense, collect, ingest, condition, analyze and characterize data of the representative threat,” he said in his speech at the FedScoop Public Sector Innovation Summit held Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C.

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Pentagon Updates Defense Intell Collection, Dissemination Guidelines

The Defense Department has updated its manual of procedures on how intelligence community personnel should gather, store or disseminate information about U.S. individuals and businesses, DoD News reported Wednesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter approved the updated “Procedures Governing the Conduct of DoD Intelligence Activities” in accordance with Executive …

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DoD’s Marcel Lettre Calls for Integration Among Intell Agencies, Innovation With Industry

Defense intelligence undersecretary Marcel Lettre has called for intelligence agencies to increase their collaborations with goals that include increased agility and integration, GovExec reported Friday. Charles Clark writes Lettre told agency and industry professionals at a Intelligence and National Security Alliance banquet that he also urges the next administration to standardize the Intelligence Community …

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James Clapper: Intell Community ‘Doing Business with Less Resources’

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he is seeing increased activity by the intelligence community despite budget cuts that limit its resources, SIGNAL Magazine reported Sept. 1. Robert Ackerman writes DNI looks to new sensing technologies, phenomenologies, detection systems, automated data analysis tools, Internet of Things-supported intelligence networks, biometrics and cross-platform …

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Craig Brower: NGA Eyes Single GEOINT Platform Through ‘Map of the World’

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is working with BAE Systems to develop a “map of the world” that contains geographic-based intelligence and integrates many types of information from sources in the intelligence community, Defense Systems reported Monday. NGA wants to leverage navigation data sets, GEOINT and imagery to deliver a “common frame of reference throughout the …

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James Martin: DI2E Framework Targets Defense, Intell Data Interoperability

U.S. defense and intelligence agencies are developing an enterprise software system to link data, workforce and technology for military operations, C4ISR Networks reported Wednesday. Amber Corrin writes the government is building the Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise framework to support both the joint information environment and intelligence community IT enterprise infrastructures. “We’ve …

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