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GEOINT 2021 Innovative Tradecraft Competition Finalists

Amazon Web Services, Edgybees, Guidehouse, and Whitespace set to take the stage Oct. 6 at the GEOINT 2021 Symposium for the final round of this year’s GEOINT Innovative Tradecraft Competition.

Land Use for Nonproliferation Applications

Over the past few decades, the availability of commercial satellite images has dramatically changed how academics and other nongovernmental analysts study the spread of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Geiger-mode Lidar Transitions to Civilian Use

Initially used for military purposes, Geiger-mode lidar has now come onto the commercial market, lowering the cost of geospatial data acquisition

Revolutionizing GEOINT Tradecraft Through Analytic Modeling

The evolution of analytic modeling and the expansion of its purpose to capture mission knowledge relating evidence and indicators to answers to key intelligence questions

GEOINT 2021 Innovative Tradecraft Competition Finalists

Amazon Web Services, Edgybees, Guidehouse, and Whitespace set to take the stage Oct. 6 at the GEOINT 2021 Symposium for the final round of this year’s GEOINT Innovative Tradecraft Competition.

Land Use for Nonproliferation Applications

Over the past few decades, the availability of commercial satellite images has dramatically changed how academics and other nongovernmental analysts study the spread of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Geiger-mode Lidar Transitions to Civilian Use

Initially used for military purposes, Geiger-mode lidar has now come onto the commercial market, lowering the cost of geospatial data acquisition

Revolutionizing GEOINT Tradecraft Through Analytic Modeling

The evolution of analytic modeling and the expansion of its purpose to capture mission knowledge relating evidence and indicators to answers to key intelligence questions

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GEOINT COMMUNITY NEWS

Weekly GEOINT Community News

By USGIF | June 23, 2021

Orbital Sidekick Announces Upcoming Launch of Its Most Powerful Satellite, HERE announces mobile LiDAR data, Kitware Provides State-of-the-Art, Field-Deployable AI, and more.

Weekly GEOINT Community News

By USGIF | June 8, 2021

Accenture Federal Services to Acquire Novetta, Woolpert Collecting Imagery and Lidar, Providing Technical Support in Alaska for USAF GeoBase Program, and more.

BAE Systems’ M-Code GPS receivers

Weekly GEOINT Community News

By USGIF | May 24, 2021

NGA accepts new geospatial tech companies applicants for cohort, BAE Systems awarded contract for GPS modules, Woolpert and Planet expand partnership, and more.

Collaboration drives innovation.

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GDIT is building the art of the possible by opening the aperture for new ideas and removing barriers to bring innovation with transformative impact to the St. Louis region.

INNOVATION LABS | PARTNERSHIPS | TECHNOLOGY

USGIF EVENTS COVERAGE

Revolutionizing GEOINT Tradecraft Through Analytic Modeling

By USGIF | June 1, 2021

The evolution of analytic modeling and the expansion of its purpose to capture mission knowledge relating evidence and indicators to answers to key intelligence questions

Crossing the Valley of Death: From Prototype to Operations

By USGIF | May 14, 2021

USGIF’s May 5 GEOConnect Series Main Stage Event dove into overcoming development obstacles from conception to scale

GEOINT Service Day – USAF and USSF

By USGIF | May 6, 2021

How the U.S. Air Force and Space Force leverage geospatial intelligence within the IC while overcoming technological innovation obstacles

Taking Center Stage in 2021… the User Experience!

By USGIF | April 23, 2021

Looking forward, the best GEOINT applications will sophisticate and ultimately reimagine UI as “User Indulgence”

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USGIF NEWS

GEOINT Service Days

By Christy Monaco

USGIF to host events focused on GEOINT support of the armed forces to ensure they have the insights and information needed for mission success

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Take Your GEOINT Career to the Next Level with this USGIF-Accredited Degree

Expand your GEOINT expertise and master emerging tech with Johns Hopkins University’s online MS in Geospatial Intelligence. Finish in 16 – 24 months.

Expand your GEOINT expertise and master emerging tech with Johns Hopkins University’s online MS in Geospatial Intelligence. Finish in 16 – 24 months.

FEATURE STORY

25 Years of Showing the Way

By VADM Robert Sharp

NGA Director VADM Robert Sharp reflects on the 25-year history of the agency and the ‘Moonshot’ operational effort to face a future as challenging as our nation’s first journey to the moon

FUELING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR FUTURE.

As an independent, not-for-profit R&D company, Riverside Research has over 50 years of experience leading innovation and transitioning powerful new technologies into practice to enrich our customers, the field of GEOINT, and other research areas.

USGIF ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBER PROFILE

Operating at the Nexus of Mission and IT

Q&A with GDIT’s Deb Davis, Vice President and General Manager, Mission Solutions Sector

USGIF ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS

T-REX: Pushing STEM and GEOINT into the Future

Q&A with Patty Hagan, president and executive director at T-REX

Open-Source Intelligence

Q&A with Authenic8’s Federal program Manager, Thom Kaye

Daily Imagery

Q&A with Planet’s Jennifer Marcus, VP of Government Strategic Partnerships; and Rich Leshner, VP of Government and Regulatory Affairs

Delivering Mission-Specific Solutions

Q&A with Elliot Ferguson, Vice President for Geospatial Programs at Hexagon US Federal

CERTIFICATION

Pathway to a GEOINT Career

The USGIF High School Industry Geospatial-Intelligence Credentialing Initiative encourages high school students to pursue a GEOINT industry credential alongside a high school diploma

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Coastal Profiling for Reconnaissance

Rapidly, accurately measure contested and remote waters without risking physical assets.

EDUCATION

Scholarship Spotlight: Where Are They Now?

USGIF 2014 scholarship winner Amanda Ziemann discusses her transition from RIT into the GEOINT workforce

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CCRi’s Optix: A platform to help “Know the Earth, Show the Way"

The world is an ever changing place; staying abreast is our mission. For over 30 years we’ve built powerful tools to help show users the way. The lens of Optix helps see this change, on land, at sea, or in the sky.

CCRi is here to help; come see how.

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PERSPECTIVE

Mark Munsell Interview

Q&A with former NGA Chief Technology Officer and now Principal Program Manager at Amazon Web Services

FEATURE STORY

A Growing Field

By Lisbeth Perez

Commercial GEOINT continues to make impressive strides, propelled by myriad factors: market competition, agile development processes, and unprecedented technological advances

USGIF WORKING GROUPS

Fostering a Dialogue

The Modeling, Simulation & Gaming working group educates and informs the global GEOINT community on the latest trends and practices through discussions with leading experts in the field

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Geographic Information Systems Solutions

Today’s GIS professionals need to streamline workflows from the field to the office and the data center. The challenge is doing that effectively while incorporating new technologies such as IoT, AI, and rapid response.

Overcome this challenge with Dell's optimized solutions.

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FROM PHOTONS TO FORECASTS

From predicting tsunamis to monitoring wildfires to improving crop yields, Raytheon Intelligence & Space advanced technologies deliver data that improves our understanding of the Earth — and the quality of our lives.

Q&A INTERVIEWS

Exploring the Margins

Q&A with Daniel Whalen, Vice President of Business Development at Altamira Technologies

Fearless Pursuit of Innovation

Q&A with Dr. Chris Scolese, Director, National Reconnaissance Office

Competency and Teamwork

Q&A with Steven Truitt, Government and Platform Operations, Descartes Labs

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Security Is Our Middle Name

Delivering enterprise-grade security for everything you do. From secure cloud to supply chains, analysis to end-points – and everything in between.

CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE

Land Use for Nonproliferation Applications

Over the past few decades, the availability of commercial satellite images has dramatically changed how academics and other nongovernmental analysts study the spread of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

CONTRIBUTED ARTICLES

Geiger-mode Lidar Transitions to Civilian Use

Initially used for military purposes, Geiger-mode lidar has now come onto the commercial market, lowering the cost of geospatial data acquisition

How to Prepare for and Guide Your Organization Through the Next Crisis

Observations from US Federal Agencies’ Responses to COVID-19

Expanding the Utility and Interoperability of Rapidly Generated Terrain Datasets

Reality modeling advancements now allow for the generation of high-resolution 3D models from a variety of sources to rapidly meet modeling and simulation needs

Realizing a Live Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment

Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment is a mandatory step toward the understanding of an area of interest and the planning of a relevant course of action to support the warfighter

USGIF INDIVIDUAL MEMBER PROFILE

Competency and Teamwork

Q&A with Steven Truitt, Government and Platform Operations, Descartes Labs

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Actionable Geospatial Technologies for the Intelligence Community

Sanborn delivers geospatial services, monitoring, analytics, change detection and 3D visualization for customers worldwide. Contact us to learn more: