How the CIA is Making Sense of Big Data

“In a rare public appearance at Tuesday’s Cloudera Federal Forum, which was hosted by the custom events unit of Nextgov’s parent company, Government Executive Media Group, Hallman said the CIA’s old information collection strategies couldn’t ‘withstand the accelerating rate of information’ produced globally or ‘keep pace with policymakers’ more rapid need to make decisions.’ In short, the CIA wants to be more predictive and less reactive.

‘We are developing policy approaches that affect outcomes instead of becoming reactionary,’ Hallman said. ‘We’re not here to chase the news.’”

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