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Intel agencies ready to start deploying shared IT systems

After two years of planning, the intelligence community is ready to start deploying the set of common IT services that make up the Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise (ICITE).

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:54am EDT
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

In the years that followed the 9/11 terrorist attacks, federal agencies made it a priority to create an integrated intelligence community. But one of the IC's top leaders says it's time to move to a new model, from "Integrated Intelligence" to "Immersive Intelligence." Letitia Long, director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, previewed some of the agency's priorities in a conversation with Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu. Long will offer more details about NGA's plans at the annual GEOINT conference in Tampa next week.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 09:28am EDT
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NGA transforms into dynamic geospatial service provider

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is focusing on four programs to add more value to how it delivers GIS content and services to the DoD and intelligence communities. Director Letitia Long said the community is in phase three of the evolution of using and sharing geospatial information.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 04:51am EST
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DIA preparing to jump into IC's new IT environment

Grant Schneider, the Defense Intelligence Agency's chief information officer, said his agency and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency will be among the first agencies to move its top secret/sensitive compartmentalized information into Intelligence Community's IT Enterprise program this summer. The two agencies are developing the virtualized desktop and other tools for launch in late fiscal 2013.
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Thursday - 05/09/2013, 09:43pm EDT
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Intelligence community cloud coming online in early 2013

Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise will reach initial operating capability next March on the way to full implementation in 2018. The NGA and DIA are building a common desktop for all of the intelligence community agencies.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 05:33am EDT
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1988 Supreme Court case prevents security clearance challenges

A National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency budget analyst claims his security clearance was taken away because his Islamic wife was employed by an Islamic faith-based organization. So he sued NGA for ethnic discrimination.

Thursday - 01/26/2012, 07:09am EST
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TSA, NGA offer buyouts, early outs

TSA is offering targeted early retirements, but certain mission-critical employees cannot apply. NGA is offering 150 buyouts.

Friday - 01/13/2012, 05:21pm EST

Lawsuit filed over ape in noose at federal agency

A black former Defense Department worker has filed a discrimination lawsuit alleging her complaints about workplace harassment prompted one of her supervisors to hang a stuffed ape from a noose across from her desk.

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 07:05pm EST

Intel CIOs finding common ground in shared services

Chief information officers in the intelligence community said despite cultural challenges, it makes sense to treat the IC as one IT enterprise. They owe an implementation plan to IC agency heads by the end of this year.

Friday - 10/21/2011, 05:18am EDT
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Intelligence agencies to squeeze savings from IT, contractors

After a decade of uninterrupted spending growth, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has submitted budget cutting plans for intelligence agencies to the White House. The intelligence community will try to save money mostly through IT efficiencies, and will try to protect its civilian workforce while drawing down on its reliance upon contractors.

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 05:42am EDT
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Former NGA employee sues agency, alleging bias

A former employee has sued one of the government's most secretive security agencies, alleging he lost his security clearance because his wife attended an Islamic school and worked for a Muslim charity.

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 09:19pm EDT

Geospatial intelligence HQ is now DC's 3rd largest federal office building

The National Geospatial Agency formally opened its headquarters Monday. Its $1.7 billion facility is the third largest in the national capital region.

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 06:21am EDT
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BRAC side effect: Greener buildings

Because of mandates requiring new DoD buildings to meet minimum requirements for environmental design, tens of thousands of Defense employees are making moves from older, energy inefficient buildings into greener ones.

Friday - 05/13/2011, 08:05am EDT
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Pentagon has best transportation options for feds

Federal News Radio asked you which agency has the best transportation and parking options as part of our Best of the Federal Government series. The results are now in.

Friday - 09/03/2010, 05:30pm EDT

NOAA works to map an earth in motion

NOAA's National Geodetic Survey - the official U.S. government source for determining precise latitude, longitude and elevation - is undergoing a modernization effort that takes into account advances in GPS and other technologies. chief geodesist at NOAA, Dr. Dru Smith, tells us where we are with that.

Friday - 05/21/2010, 09:50am EDT
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