Eric Koch started the topic Removing Terrorist and Bad Actors: How New Technologies Can Make a More Effective, Data-Driven Military in the forum Department of Defense 7 years, 1 month ago
This is continuation article by our client Pitney Bowes Software which discussed the use of master data management (MDM) in the private sector and how its functionality applies in helping today’s modern military and Intel Community to identify terrorists or bad actors.
John O’Leary, the author of this article discusses his recent attendance and experience at one of the nation’s largest intelligence events, the GEOINT 2012 Symposium in Orlando Florida this past week, along with his conversations with industry leaders and military decision makers on the concept of analyzing intelligence data.
According to John:
The intelligence and defense communities are currently aggregating a massive amount of data from a combination of satellites, people on the ground, social media and other sources. However, they’re still looking for systems and technologies that enable them to pull all of that data together into one picture, analyze it and find the people looking to harm Americans.
This is increasingly important today because of the advent of social media and social networks. In the past, bad actors, terrorists and other threats had to be actively sought and searched for. Today, many people are volunteering information via Twitter, Facebook and other social networks that can help not only place them with a terrorist organization, but also help to identify how influential they are, and who are the true decision makers.
The rest of the article, which can be read here, discusses how MDM – which is used in the private industry — can support the intelligence community’s efforts with analyzing the large amount of structured and unstructured data, and an upcoming example of how this is applied in action.
Can you see MDM or other similar technologies as being helpful with analyzing data to eliminate potential terrorist threats for the military and Intel Community?
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