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NGA Releases Gamification Software Code on GitHub; Robert Cardillo Comments

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has published a gamification software code on its official GitHub account. Released earlier this month, the standalone application works to generate badges and awards for users based on the context of their performance, NGA said Oct. 14. NGA also built the open source code to integrate with other Web applications to …

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Robert Cardillo Takes Director Role at NGA; Michael Vickers Comments

Robert Cardillo, formerly the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s deputy director for intelligence integration, has officially joined the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency as the agency’s director. He will succeed Letitia Long, who will retire after 36 years of government service, the NGA said Friday. NGA’s Nancy Rapavi writes that Cardillo took the director post Friday in a …

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Letitia Long: NGA Makes Intell Data More Transparent

Letitia Long, outgoing director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, said the organization has been able to share unclassified geospatial information to support domestic and international missions, FCW reported Wednesday. “We do our best to lay out the options, lay out the possibilities, what might occur, what could occur,” Long told …

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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 Clapper: IC Moves Toward a Shared Cloud Services Model

U.S. intelligence organizations are working to build a common information technology network in the cloud as the agencies transition to a shared services strategy, Defense Systems reported Friday. Greg Slabodkin writes the Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise program seeks to leverage both commercial and government cloud architectures to standardize IC …

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Sonny Hashmi: GSA to Foster Open Source Tech Development

Sonny Hashmi, chief information officer at the General Services Administration, said the agency is prioritizing open source and open data over regular commercial tools as part of a new policy, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Reporter Jason Miller spoke with Hashmi in an online chat about GSA’s move toward open source …

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NGA Seeks Info on 3D Point Cloud Extraction System

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is looking to industry’s existing systems for extracting three-dimensional point clouds from commercial satellite imagery. The agency issued a request for information on Wednesday to seek ideas on a cloud extraction technology for its InnoVision Basic and Applied Research Office. That RFI is open to contractors, academic institutions …

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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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NGA Kicks Off Online Intell Tech Exchange for Vendors; Karyn Hayes-Ryan Comments

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has opened an online exchange for existing and new vendors to showcase their intelligence technologies to customers within the agency, American Forces Press Service reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes the Geospatial Intelligence Solutions Marketplace program works as an online procurement standard for the government, the geospatial …

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