TAG: GeoIntelligence Insider

GeoHuntsville 2017: Huntsville and NGA partner to advance the tradecraft

March 8, 2017By
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Last year, Huntsville, Alabama, was the site of the National Geospatial-intelligence Agency’s (NGA’s) first HackAThon — just one outreach event to take advantage of talent and skills outside the agency that could enrich the efforts of NGA. The HackAThon was an initiative of both previous NGA Director Letitia Long and current Director Robert Cardillo. It was so successful that NGA had four other... read more

Skyline PhotoMesh 3D: On-the-fly models while flying

July 7, 2016By
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During my tenure as the GIS manager for the Atlanta Regional Commission, I had the opportunity to work with many first responders, primarily police, fire and E911. I always promoted the capabilities of GIS to develop a common operational picture. However, most first responders were not interested in becoming GIS experts, especially with traditional GIS software and ortho imagery. They... read more

GEOINT 2016: The growing GEOINT revolution

June 9, 2016By
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The GEOINT 2016 show reveals that the tradecraft has evolved exponentially to a broad and significantly more sophisticated collection of technologies, both on the expo floor and in presentations. read more

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GIS and biological threats

April 7, 2016By
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Longing for the good old days when we mostly worried about nukes
Emerging warfare technologies are increasing, along with natural threats such as Zika and Ebola. Monitoring and analysis of such threats is a critically important activity for our geospatial community. read more

Geospatial a Surprising Highlight of eMerge Trade Show

June 4, 2015By
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Two weeks ago I helped a colleague with a trade show in Miami called eMerge Americas. This was a general-interest trade show focused on U.S. and Latin American trade and economic development. It wasn’t GEOINT or an ESRI users conference, so I didn’t expect any significant geospatial exhibitors, but I was wrong. In fact, there were so many geospatial-related displays,... read more