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NGA deputy director talks acquisition overhaul

May 11, 2018

Via: FCW

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is undergoing several changes thanks to the explosion of connected data and the internet of things.

NGA Deputy Director Justin Poole said during a keynote address at the annual C4ISRNET conference in Arlington, Va., that the agency’s challenge is making sense of all of the data it expects to gather.

“We cannot hire enough analysts to exploit the data we anticipate from new and emerging sources,” Poole said. “We also know that the analysts we have need new skills and tools to maximize the potential of unique non-traditional data sources.”

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