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Datanami - Feb. 3, 2014

How Analytics is Driving Military Intelligence

DatanamiAfter the September 11 attacks, it became apparent that the United States intelligence agencies needed to get better at integrating disparate pieces of data. Since then, we've witnessed a massive increase in those agencies' capabilities. And now some branches of the military, including the US Marine Corps, are experimenting with big data analytics technologies .... More>>

 

EMERGENCY Management - Jan. 6, 2014

How Does the Military Use Big Data

Emergency ManagementThe big data movement is changing the way people work. And just like state, local and federal organizations, the military is trying to get smarter, faster and more flexible with its data. Dr. Eric Little, vice president and chief scientist for a company making big data software for the military -- a company appropriately named Modus Operandi ... More>>

 

Spacecoast BUSINESS - Sept. 25, 2013

Modus Operandi Delivers Information-Based Intelligence: Finding the Right Needle in the Right Haystack

Spacecoast BUSINESSAs Modus Operandi President Rick McNeight likes to say, the defense company’s software doesn’t just find a needle in a haystack, it finds the right needle in the right haystack. The Melbourne-based company has developed a way to mine specific pieces of data from a host of sources – everything from social media to ... More>>

 

Government Technology - Sept. 9, 2013

Navy Explores Potential of Social Media Crowdsourcing in Disaster Response

Government TechnologyThe U.S. Navy selected Modus Operandi to begin developing crowdsourcing situational awareness software that leverages data from social media. Social media is becoming a primary source of information during disasters like earthquakes, tornadoes and hurricanes. In an effort to more efficiently utilize... More>>

 

 

Signal Magazine - Aug. 20, 2013

Navy Surfs the Crowd

SignalThe U.S. Navy is turning to crowdsourcing as a possible situational awareness aid during disasters and social unrest. Data from eyewitnesses or participants would be fused with information from other sources to provide timely understanding and appreciation of an environment or location to response teams. More>>

 

 

Orlando Sentinel - Aug. 12, 2013

Defense company to develop new crowdsourcing tech for disaster response

Orlando SentinelA Melbourne company said Monday it has landed a Navy research contract to create a "crowdsourcing" analysis system to assist emergency-response teams in disasters, crowd uprisings, fires, crimes and other crises. More>>

 

 

 

 

Washington Technology - July 16, 2013

How one exec used research grants to fuel his small-business success

Government research grants give companies a chance to flex their innovation muscles. (Article by subscription only) More>>

 

Big Data Republic - June 24, 2013

War Zone Semantics

Big Data Republic"Truck bombs are a big problem," said Rick McNeight, president of Modus Operandi, a software company "serving the US defense and intelligence community," on the phone to me, and I can't help but agree. The conversation we had is not one I'm used to having, but there's a big data angle on it. More accurately, there's ... More>>

 

 

Bloomberg Businessweek - June 14, 2013

New 'Game-Changing' Rules for Innovation Grants From the Feds

Bloomberg BizweekAmong the roughly 15,000 beneficiaries of the program is Richard McNeight, president of 80-employee Modus Operandi. His Melbourne (Fla.) business has received $40 million in research awards over the past decade through SBIR. More>>

 

 

 

Government Executive - April 2013

Welcome to the Data Driven World

Govt ExecBig data is having an impact across government, though, in areas far afield from fraud detection. The data analysis company Modus Operandi received a $1 million Army contract in late 2012 to build a system called Clear Heart, which would dig through hundreds of hours of video — including footage from heavily populated areas — and pick out body movements that suggest what officials call "adversarial intent." More>>

 

Orlando Business Journal - March 20, 2013

Modus Operandi gets $1.5M Marine Corps. Contract

OBJModus Operandi was awarded a $1.5 million U.S. Marine Corps. contract to develop software to discover and analyze tactical intelligence. Melbourne-based Modus Operandi will enhance and package its BLADE Semantic Wiki software for transition into a number of Marine Corps analytics systems. The contract is called ieDENI (improvised explosive device denial). More>>

 

National Defense Magazine - March 2013

Companies Introduce New Software to Defeat Suicide Bombers

Natl DefenseThe Army in December awarded Modus Operandi, a Melbourne, Fla.-based software company, a $1 million contract to develop a system that can detect gestures that indicate criminal intent or activity.

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Florida Today - Nov. 11, 2012

Newsmaker spotlight: Lessner means business at software company

Emergency MgmtJeff Lessner is the new vice president of business development at Modus Operandi in Melbourne. Lessner will be responsible for all aspects of the company's business development efforts, including full oversight of sales and marketing efforts, market analysis, and management of business proposal production.

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Florida Today - July 4, 2012

Local firm assists in sifting of spy data

Emergency MgmtComputers search vast amounts of information, and do so very quickly, but a Melbourne defense contractor has created software that helps a computer narrow what it's looking for, adding to their power and usefulness.

Just ask the military. More>>

 

 

 

 

National Defense - May 2012

Too Much Information, Not Enough Intelligence

Emergency MgmtThe Defense Department over the last decade has built up an inventory of billions of dollars worth of spy aircraft and battlefield sensors. Those systems create avalanches of data that clog military information networks and overwhelm analysts. More>>

 

 

 

 

Emergency Management - Jan. 26, 2012

Cyber Security Issues and Solutions

Emergency MgmtI had the opportunity to chat with Peter Mozloom, VP, Cyber Solutions, Modus Operandi about cyber security here in the United States. This discussion included the threats and the status of our preparedness efforts and what we can do better. More>>

 

 

 

 

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