ISSUE BRIEF

3 Big Ways Data Is Improving DoD Performance

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As part of 2012’s Big Data Research and Development Initiative, six major agencies committed funding “to greatly improve the tools and techniques needed to access, organize and glean discoveries from huge volumes of data.”

The Department of Defense (DoD) is one of the biggest investors, funding $250 million worth of big data projects each year. While most of the funding currently goes toward the development of autonomous systems and improving the situational awareness, the data processing power behind these capabilities could also be leveraged to improve program performance.

Download this GBC issue brief to learn:

  • How DoD is addressing the growing volume of big data
  • Which DoD programs are leveraging data to improve their performance
  • How you can develop a performance improvement program at your agency

 
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