GEOINT Foreword

Paying it Forward

NGA’s ninth deputy director pulls from her own experience as an underrepresented, math-and-science-loving kid to make sure other Black children receive the same opportunities she did.

The Rise of Commercial SAR

With commercial SAR, climate scientists and intelligence experts will be able to measure changes in activity every few minutes, rather than every couple of days.

Tuned In and Turned Up

G-E-O-I-N-T are the new call letters in radio frequency, as these two “old” modalities join forces to become the intelligence community’s new “it” couple.

Collaborating in Colorado

Understanding and communicating mission outcomes is the secret sauce for teamwork and collaboration in the IC, according to leaders from the Aerospace Data Facility-Colorado.

CIA Deputy Director for Digital Innovation: ‘Innovate or Perish’

American adversaries are embracing digital transformation in pursuit of powerful new capabilities. In order to maintain its competitive advantage, the United States must do the same, says Central Intelligence Agency Deputy Director for Digital Innovation Jennifer Ewbank.

Comprehending Climate Change

Scientists have made great strides toward understanding the causes and effects of climate change, but there’s still much left to learn. GEOINT can be the ultimate teacher, an expert panel said at GEOINT Foreword.

Old Theme, New World: The Marriage of Humanity and Tech

At a time when artificial intelligence is advancing, the GEOINT community is scrambling to suss out the “why’s” and “how’s” of layering human intelligence into the equation.

‘Finding Joy’ and Strategic Advantage in the IC

The United States is facing increased competition from China and others. Maintaining its edge demands a commitment to cutting-edge R&D, says Dr. John Beieler, director of science and technology at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

The Growing Importance of Artificial Intelligence for GEOINT

There must be a new way of thinking about artificial intelligence and information processing. GEOINT must move beyond maps and imagery.

Broadening Its Reach and Boosting Its Base

In response to increasing threats and deluges of data, NGA sets its sights on talent in double-edged strategy that builds up its own professional base while opening its doors to non-traditional commercial and consumer users.