As pressure for spending cuts increases, the intelligence community is looking beyond its traditional classified stovepipes and toward cloud solutions, officials say.
One way to close the rising gap between the large volume of data being gathered and the ability of humans to process that information would be to make one agency responsible for managing it, said Air Force Gen. Robert Kehler at GEOINT 2011.
Geospatial intelligence will continue to transform as challenges and threats evolve and the requirements for data change, said a top DOD official in a keynote speech at GEOINT 2011.
Raytheon has developed a military application marketplace and a group of applications that address a number of tasks that simplify the handling of geospatial intelligence data.
Two House members said they’re trying to ensure that budget cuts don’t hurt work to protect U.S. interests.
Sharing geospatial intelligence data requires a focus on standards, improved processes and safeguards that protect secure data.
Collaboration among coalition forces on the battlefield would seem to be a given, but there are still major hurdles preventing critical information sharing, according to international military officials.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is working to improve the way it operates, shares information and buys systems and capabilities, officials said.