Federal 100: AJ Clark
- By Henry Kenyon
- Mar 28, 2011
Thermopylae Sciences and Technology
In the wake of the earthquake that devastated Haiti last year, AJ Clark had to work fast.
The U.S. Southern Command needed a tool to facilitate the flow of information between the various organizations participating in the relief efforts, and time was of the essence. So Clark led a team of developers to create a 3-D Web portal where users could create, share and layer spatial data.
The 3D User Defined Operating Picture was based on a Google Earth browser plug-in and commercial crowdsourcing tools. It linked more than 2,000 humanitarian and disaster relief management experts, enabling them to quickly create maps and other visual data to help coordinate relief efforts.
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