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NGA Releases GEOINT App for Govt Users on Apple App Store, Google Play

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched its latest application on the Apple‘s App Store and the Google Play Store in an effort to help authorized government user access unclassified geospatial intelligence through mobile devices. NGA said Friday its Tearline app is accessible to the intelligence community, Defense Department, allies and academic and private sector …

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NGA Holds Hackathon to Encourage Devt of Emergency Response Tech Platforms

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency held a “hackathon” event in Huntsville, Alabama, over the weekend that challenged participants to develop geospatially-focused products and services designed to aid emergency responders in the event of a natural disaster. NGA said Friday the two-day event gathered members of the academia, industry, local innovators and small businesses communities and …

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NCCA Approves NGA’s GEOINT Fundamentals, Imagery Analysis Certification Programs

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has obtained accreditation from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence’s National Commission for Certifying Agencies for two GEOINT professional certification programs. NCCA issued the five-year accreditation to NGA’s Imagery Analysis and GEOINT Fundamentals certification programs on Jan. 31 after the agency met and complied with the commission’s standards, NGA …

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NGA Seeks New CIO, Assistant Director

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has kicked off its search for a candidate who will serve as both chief information officer and assistant director. The selected candidate will oversee the evaluation of NGA’s information technology investments and capabilities and collaborate with consultants and top leaders from other agencies within the Defense …

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Findyr Founder Anthony Vinci Named NGA Director of Plans and Programs

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has appointed Anthony Vinci, founder of crowdsourced data collection firm Findyr, to succeed Misty Tullar as director of plans and programs at NGA. Vinci will assume his new role Jan. 30 and oversee the development of new concepts and collaborations across the agency, NGA said Wednesady. “Anthony brings a unique …

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NGA Chooses 16 Orgs for Disparate Data Challenge Phase 2

The National Geospatial-Intelligency Agency has invited 15 entities to join the second phase of NGA’s competition that seeks methods to discover, retrieve and analyze data in disparate formats, schemas, interfaces and locations. NGA said Wednesday 15 of the awardees received $10,000 cash prizes and one entity secured a non-cash award under the Disparate Data …

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