How Analytics is Driving Military Intelligence
Published on February 3, 2014 by Alex Woodle for Datanami, Modus Operandi is designing software to assist the DoD and intelligence agencies the best ways to get better at integrating disparate pieces of data.
“You can do a lot if you have a supercomputer. But we’re not building these things on multi-million dollar supercomputing machines,” he says. “Most people can’t afford that and the Army can’t go dragging those around. So the challenge is how do you provide people with analytics on a lot of data on modest machinery that’s still very fast. The techniques we’re using are very cutting edge, and allow you to run Hadoop on a large amount of data.”