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Despite ceremony cancellation, USGIF honors 2020 award winners

April 22, 2020By
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The USGIF Awards Program annually recognizes the exceptional work of the geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) tradecraft’s brightest minds and organizations pushing the community forward. Award winners are usually recognized at the annual GEOINT Symposium. This year’s event, scheduled for April 26-29 in Tampa, Florida, was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Unfortunately, you will not see the awardees recognized on the... read more

PTFS Service Correlates Earth Surface Changes, Social Media

August 21, 2015By

Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc. (PTFS), a provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions, will demonstrate a Multi-INT change detection service at the 2015 Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems Worldwide Conference (DoDIIS). The new service enables clients to correlate change on the earth’s surface with other geospatial and textual information, as well as social media feeds, to gain a... read more

Lockheed, Esri Cloud Deployment Enables Government GIS Sharing

February 17, 2015By

Lockheed Martin and Esri have deployed commercial software to the Amazon Web Services Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) environment for the first time with an intelligence community customer, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The move enables government agencies to better share geospatial intelligence. The deployment of the portal for Esri’s ArcGIS geographic information system (GIS) provides a single environment for analysts to securely organize... read more

NGA Issues Advisory Notice on Web Mercator for Mission-Critical Operations

October 6, 2014By

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has issued an advisory notice on the use of Web Mercator for mission-critical operations. The notice outlines application risks to operations and adherence to Department of Defense World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS 84). “This message outlines the risks associated with the use of Web Mercator applications for DoD and GEOINT user community operations. The NGA... read more

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