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02 Apr 2012

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Monday Morning News Kick Off: NGA Budget Cuts; North Korea Plans Satellite Launch; NGA Director Long Profile; and It’s All About Big Data

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Welcome to the Monday Morning News Kick Off post from got geoint? As always, we hope you had a restful weekend and are super charged to take on the work week. If you are not quite feeling up to par this Monday morning, fear not faithful got geoint? readers. We have all the actionable news you need in one strategic location. So, fire up that second cup of coffee and read on. Happy Monday!

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19 Mar 2012

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Monday Morning News Kick Off: GeoEye Expects Steady NGA Funding; Dempsey CNN Profile; Dugan Leaves DARPA: and Cloud Computing for the IC

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Welcome to the Monday Morning News Kick Off post from got geoint? With the glory of St Patrick’s Day — and the unbelievably warm weather this weekend — behind us, it is time to focus on our professional lives. And, as we always say, knowledge is power, and you can arm yourself with all the wisdom you need to kick start the work week with our MMNKO post. Fire up that second round of coffee and read on. Happy Monday!

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07 Feb 2012

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PODCAST: Panel of Geospatial Experts Discuss Viability of Commercial Imagery and EnhancedView

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Recently a number of geospatial experts have authored articles that highlight the viability of commercial imagery – in the face of the proposed U.S. defense budget cuts, which could potentially have a significant impact on the commercial remote sensing industry. We were fortunate enough to have gathered three of these experts on one podcast today. Today, we are speaking with Kevin Pomfret, Executive Director of the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy; Josh Hartman, Principal at the Center for Strategic Space Studies and the CEO of the Horizon Strategies Group; and Dennis Jones, President of the Jones Consulting Group.

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09 Jan 2012

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Monday Morning News Kick Off: A Brave New World of Weaponry; Why the Entire Geospatial Industry Should Care About EnhancedView; and GEOINT and Smell

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Welcome to the Monday Morning News Kick Off post from got geoint? As always, we hope you had a restful weekend. Now that we are into the second week of 2012, the GEOINT newscycle is humming at full bore. From key announcements from USGIF member companies to high-profile stories on the future of weaponry, we have all the news you need to be the best GEOINT professional that you can be. So, as we always say, fire up that second cup of coffee and read on. Happy Monday!

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24 Aug 2010

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PODCAST: Mr. Matt O’Connell, CEO, GeoEye, Discusses EnhancedView Contract and More

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USGIF Member company GeoEye is always on the leading edge when it comes to providing exceptional quality imaging products. Earlier this month, GeoEye announced that it won a $3.8 billion contract award from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) for increased commercial satellite-imaging capacity. The contract is part of the agency’s EnhancedView program, which uses high-resolution images gathered by commercial satellites. Following is an exclusive podcast Matt O’Connell, GeoEye’s CEO and President and USGIF board member, who discusses this contract and other GeoEye updates.

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