DNI Clapper Signs New Policy on Social Media for Federal Background Investigations for Security Clearances

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper yesterday signed Security Executive Agent Directive Five, codifying federal background investigative authority to incorporate publicly-available social-media information in the security clearance process. Continue reading “DNI Clapper Signs New Policy on Social Media for Federal Background Investigations for Security Clearances”

Social Media is an Increasingly Important Part of Webmaps, Data Analysis, Analytics and Visualizations

By searching public posts, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency fulfills its duty to provide decision-makers with past, present and future insights into locations during a global emergency. The NGA isn’t the only agency augmenting their data analysis efforts, analysis and mapping with the inclusion of public social media feeds. There are many ways that real-time public data via the crowd, secured from social media, can augment data analysis, mapping and decision making. Continue reading “Social Media is an Increasingly Important Part of Webmaps, Data Analysis, Analytics and Visualizations”

Twitter feed and map provide real-time water, weather and flood forecasting for Texas

(via the USGS) Flood Preparedness – There’s a New USGS Map (or App) for That — An innovative Twitter feed and map provide real-time water, weather and flood forecasting for Texas. Continue reading “Twitter feed and map provide real-time water, weather and flood forecasting for Texas”

Echosec UK Recognized as a “Digital Dozen” Company Helping Put Wales on the Map as a Digital Hub

CARDIFF, U.K.May 11, 2016PRLog — Echosec Systems Ltd., has been selected  as one of the ‘Digital Dozen’ – the 12 Welsh businesses putting Wales on the map as a digital hub.  Organisers of the event, digital innovation company Innovation Point, describes this year’s dozen as a diverse mix of companies that are making an impact on the UK’s economy through ground-breaking uses of technology and all things digital. Continue reading “Echosec UK Recognized as a “Digital Dozen” Company Helping Put Wales on the Map as a Digital Hub”

Feature: Social Media Mapping is Crucial for Market Research and your Social Strategy

Who Cares Where Waldo is?? Almost every day, I open up Twitter, and look in the left column at what is trending. I think of how I can leverage that to increase my likes and retweets. If something is trending on Twitter, it’s likely a factor on Facebook and other social media platforms. Continue reading “Feature: Social Media Mapping is Crucial for Market Research and your Social Strategy”

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