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Mark Munsell on NGA’s Technology Strategy, Tech Focus Areas

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Mark Munsell, chief technology officer at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), said NGA’s two documents on technology focus areas and tech strategy will help the agency address “enduring” analytical and tech challenges. “We are looking for industry to take a look at those and propose ideas and technologies that might address those enduring needs,” Munsell said on the network’s Ask the CIO.

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NGA Pursues New Facility Construction Undelayed Amid COVID-19

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is working to complete its new campus building by 2023 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. NGA said Friday that its upcoming facility in north St. Louis, Mo., is on track with no major delays to the planned schedule, as construction takes place outdoors, where according to health experts, transmission risks are lessened.

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NGA Releases 2020 Tech Focus Areas Document; Mark Munsell Quoted

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has listed advanced analytics and modeling, data management, modern software engineering, artificial intelligence and future of work as its five technology focus areas this year. “This document is focused on our needs, rather than specific technologies,” Mark Munsell, chief technology officer at NGA, said in a statement published Wednesday.

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Maxar Technologies Secures $20M in Contracts with NGA to Deliver Classification, Detection Services; Tony Frazier Quoted

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Maxar Technologies has announced that it signed $20 million in contracts with the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to deliver land cover classification and change detection services through a combination of the Janus Geography program and the General Services Administration’s (GSA) IT Schedule 70, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Robert Sharp on NGA’s Efforts to Address Telework Needs for Unclassified Access

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Robert Sharp, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, has said that the agency is leveraging commercial technologies and making changes to its unclassified data infrastructure for telework setups, C4ISRnet reported Wednesday.

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