Posts Tagged: NGA

Finding Your Agency’s Shining Stars

According to Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management, four out of ten federal employees will be eligible for retirement in the next five years. With the impending emptying of desks, who will step up and be the government’s new shining stars? Defense and intelligence are fields of government where there is no… Read more »

Discovering the Unknowns: The Importance of Geospatial Intelligence

The 2014 Esri Federal GIS conference was filled with insights on the latest GIS developments and Esri announcements. The annual event is a great opportunity to connect with peers in government. The theme of this year’s conference, Integrating Government, highlighted how GIS is able to connect various IT trends, such as big data, mobile, cloud… Read more »

Mentor-Protégé Programs Provide Opportunity for Small Businesses

When doing business with government, it’s not always easy for small businesses to get a leg up. Prime contractors have the resources, relationships and tools for capturing significant pieces of business, which can leave smaller contractors behind. Thanks to mentor-protégé programs, small contractors can compete more successfully and develop the innovations that government needs by… Read more »

Hiring Reform: Skype’s the Limit

Originally posted to Unleash the Monster By Joyce Ceconi There is a lot of excitement and anticipation for how agencies will be revamping their hiring practices after the recent Presidential mandate to make the hiring process faster and easier. This week, we want to give kudos to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) for its use… Read more »

NGA Exploring “Community Cloud” With NCOIC

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is looking to leverage industry expertise through collaboration with the Network Centic Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC). NGA provides timely, relevant and accurate geospatial intelligence in support of national security objectives. NCOIC’s mission is to facilitate global realization of the benefit inherent in Network Centric Operations. To that end, they seek… Read more »