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Defence leaders turn to industry for data solutions

24th January 2018 - 18:00 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


Collecting, processing and exploiting geospatial intelligence data effectively and efficiently remains a central issue for military and intelligence agencies.

Government, military and industry representatives speaking at the Defence Geospatial Intelligence 2018 conference emphasised that agencies need to work with industry to ensure the vast quantity of data available today is being analysed and exploited effectively.

Maj Gen James Hockenhull, director of cyber intelligence and information integration at the UK MoD stressed the pivotal role data plays in current and future conflicts.

‘Data is key,' he said, 'we need to be far better at harvesting and managing data…or we risk sitting

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