Few technologies have had as much impact on military, civilian, governmental and commercial activities as geographic information and intelligence.
Satellites produce tons of geospatial data, so what should federal IT professionals do with that information? Devin Brande, director of Advanced Programs at Orbital Insight, answered that question when he joined host John Gilroy on Federal Tech Talk. December 19, 2017
An interagency team developed a single authoritative source of relevant data related to hurricane response and recovery.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is focusing on four programs to add more value to how it delivers GIS content and services to the DoD and intelligence communities. Director Letitia Long said the community is in phase three of the evolution of using and sharing geospatial information.
The General Services Administration will focus on its core mission and let others provide payroll and human resources services. The decision comes as shared services is gaining momentum as OPM is pumping some energy back into the HR line of business, and the Interior will release a new geospatial platform to host data and applications.
GSA is ramping up cloud computing, preparing the next two governmentwide contracts for cloud computing. Agency issues notice that a RFP could be issued by early 2011. GSA also considering geospatial platform-as-a-service offering later next year.