TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2017 — Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has said intelligence agencies have discovered the impact of commercial technologies such as big data analytics, machine learning and automation in geospatial intelligence operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.
“[Our] customers are seeing early mission wins enabled by innovation and recognize the potential to transform the intelligence community by riding the wave of commercial technology, which is accelerating at an exponential pace,” he wrote in a blog entry posted Friday.
Frazier noted that Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, head of the Defense Intelligence Agency — both inductees into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017 — have also credited sensors and other data sources as key to both the opportunities and challenges in the sector.
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