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An Intelligence Agency in Transition: Succeeding in the Open



Chris Rasmussen discusses NGA's open source strategy, how contributing to open source is changing government partnerships, and the agency's cultural pivot toward a more unclassified future.


Chris Rasmussen is the architect of the Unclassified Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Pathfinder, which aims to transform GEOINT into a discipline more rooted in open source intelligence to prepare for the rapid commercialization of GEOINT. He drove the initiative that made the NGA the first US intelligence agency to open-source software on GitHub and place apps into iTunes and Google Play.

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May 05, 2016