Milcord’s portfolio of completed, active and pending contracts and intellectual property developed under these contracts have been acquired by Aptima. As part of the merger, Milcord’s employees, contracts, and programs of record transitioned to Aptima. Among Milcord’s notable programs is the Marine Civil Information Management System (MARCIMS), the U.S. Marine Corps’ knowledge management system for global disaster and humanitarian missions. MARCIMS combines a front-end app used in the field for all manner of data, photo, and video collection, with a query-able knowledge base that supports the civil affairs community, commanders, non-government organizations, and allies involved in relief and assistance operations.
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Designed to be user-friendly and intuitive for Marines, the MARCIMS software application is based on a semantic wiki similar to what is used for Wikipedia. Field information and data are collected in a structured format, leveraging a robust repository of social-cultural information in context. Unlike other applications, however, the MARCIMS wiki application also captures and identifies relationships within and between pages, making the data more accessible and understandable.
Marines moving toward full operational capability on smartphone, civil affairs app by Wil Williams | Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity | May 14, 2015
The goal of dPlan is to "aid mission managers by employing an intelligent, real-time decision engine for multi-vehicle operations and re-planning tasks". What this means is that dPlan helps folks make UAV flight plans based upon a number of different dynamic factors, and delivers the best plan for multiple assets both before and during the actual operation.
Geospatial Solutions in the Cloud Defense Systems Exelis Visual Information Solutions 2 Dec. 2014
The stylus-equipped phones will be loaded with the Marine Corps Civil Information Management System, of MARCIMS, which will not only let them leave pen and paper behind but will also automate their processes, the Marine Corps said in a release.
“We used to have to do assessments by hand,” said Maj. Mike Ohleger, who has worked on developing the system for two years at Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va. “For civil affairs it means taking an outdated, manual system, automating it and bringing it to the cloud.”
These Marines will take Android smartphones into the field Defense Systems 9 Oct. 2014
“dPlan will send the user’s required NIIRS value, as well as flight altitude and other details to ENVI Services Engine (ESE), and then ESE sends back a map indicating line of sight and NIIRS values for a grid of points surrounding the target location. Based on that grid, dPlan decides which UAV to assign to that target and where to put the waypoint. So if the user only requires a NIIRS 1 (least resolution) for a particular target, then the UAV does not have to fly as close and can still get a good enough picture of the target while minimizing fuel consumption. But if a NIIRS 9 is required, the UAV may need to fly directly overhead and/or change altitude.”
dPlan Simplifies UAV Surveillance Mission Planning, ENVI Fall 2014 Newsletter
Cloud-based GEOINT analytics is a disruptive technology that shortens the time between data collection and decision-making. When analytics are performed in the cloud, there is more time to exploit GEOINT and other data, resulting in a more comprehensive understanding of the mission and quicker communication of essential information to those who need it most. Cloud-based GEOINT is faster than other currently available methods and is changing the future of defense and intelligence operations. Join this discussion to learn lessons from innovative small businesses who have already implemented cloud-based analytics to solve complex, real-world problems.
Geospatial Analytics in the Cloud: Successful Application Scenarios, Defense Daily Webinar, 23 Oct. 2014
One of the many lessons learned from the numerous humanitarian assistance operations conducted in the past five years is that U.S. Government Agencies and their inter-governmental and multi-national partners do not have processes to allow the sharing of unclassified civil information. In a Humanitarian crisis, sharing of civil information in a timely matter with the appropriate organizations can mean life or death to thousands of civilians and the success or failure of our Corps' response. MARCIMS allows for the sharing of this unclassified information with approved partners operating on the ground around our Corps’ forces.
MARCIMS is an example of a "science and technology idea that takes hold… [and] is exercised in a way that supports both the needs of the Marine Corps," she added, "but also the partners that we're trying to develop capacity with in other countries, and then having something ready to use when disaster strikes."
SemTechBiz 2013 May 6, 2013 - Milcord presents its mobile enabled spatially aware semantic technology solution at Semantic Technology & Business Conference 2013. publications
Milcord and Dartmouth start a new project - VPN Underground sponsored by DARPA under the Cyber Fast Track Program to develop a Fingerprinter Tool & Guidelines to Limit Identifying VPN Traces. Milcord Mar. 11, 2013
Milcord presents its semantic technology solution for Civil Information Management during complex emergencies at IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security. publications
IEEE HST 2012 Nov. 13, 2012
A discussion on the @USMC (MARCIMS) Semantic Wiki. This is easily one of the best wiki ideas. #wikimania #techatstate pic.twitter.com/0oQGhWGK
WikimediaNE July 13, 2012
Liz Mooney from @milcord gave awesome presentation about the extensive use of Semantic MediaWiki by US Marines. #techatstate #wikimania publications
wikiworks July 13, 2012
Milcord participates in Semantic Technology and Business Conference 2012. blog
semanticweb.com June 4, 2012
Milcord analyzes OECD Better Life Index to find the correlations between living conditions and well being indicators and life satisfaction. more...
Milcord May 25, 2012
Intel, Dartmouth and Milcord collaboration is mentioned in Webinar - Mitigate Insider Threat with Open Source Intelligent Security. watch...
BrightTALK May 24, 2012
MARCIM semantic wiki newsletter May 2012 discusses the changes in response to the user needs learned in Balikatan 12 exercise. more...
Milcord May 1, 2012
Milcord participates in Philippines–United States Balikatan 2012 Exercises where 22,000 people from six Palawan communities will benefit from the Civil- Military Operations (CMO). more...
Ground Report Apr. 7, 2012
MARCIM semantic wiki newsletter March 2012 discusses the changes made resulting from requirements observed in Cobra Gold 12 exercise. more...
Milcord Mar. 6, 2012
HSCB Winter newsletter discusses the integration of Milcord semantic wiki into the Marine Corps Civil Information Management system. more ...
ONR Winter, 2012
Complex Operations Wiki Handbook Development Session is held at Naval Postgraduate School more...
Naval Postgraduate School Feb. 25, 2012
Milcord demo shows social media Honeynet using software agents that learn. watch...
YouTube Feb. 16, 2012
Milcord participates in Cobra Gold 2012 Exercises in Thailand. more...
Milcord Jan. 31, 2012
Milcord presents its collaborative research with Dartmouth on insider threat mitigation at HICSS-45 more...
HICSS-45 Jan. 6, 2012
Milcord releases Political Violence Forecast Model predictions for 2011 - 2015. United Kingdom, Israel, Sri Lanka, Iran, Colombia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Haiti, Egypt, Philippines, Guinea-Bissau, Venezuela, Chile, Syria, Chad, Belarus, Guinea, Kyrgyzstan, Greece make up the very high risk list. more...
Milcord Dec. 30, 2011
III Marine Expeditionary Force tests MARCIM to provide structured data collection for civil reconnaissance. MARCIM was used during Operation Tomodachi, Cobra Gold and Balikatan exercises. Milcord provides semantic wiki technology to MARCIM. more...
Okinawa Marine Online Nov. 23, 2011
Milcord participates in HSCB Capabilities Open House Demonstration Event, Arlington, VA, Sep. 12 - 13. The event sponsored by OSD/DDRE showcases HSCB investment in human social culture behavior modeling to key DoD and US Government stakeholders. more...
Milcord Sep. 13, 2011
Milcord moves into new headquarters. more...
Milcord Aug. 29, 2011
Milcord presents two papers at the Fusion 2011 Conference, 5-8 July 2011, Chicago. IL. more...
International Society of Information Fusion Jul. 10, 2011
Milcord wins NAVAIR award to develop dPLAN - a Decision-Theoretic Planning System for Air Operations. more...
US Navy Apr. 21, 2011
Perspectives on Terrorism Journal lists Milcord Domestic Political Violence Forecast Model in the early warning category along with International Crisis Group and Nightwatch more ...
Perspectives on Terrorism Volume 5, No 1 Mar. 2011
Milcord gets award at HSCB FOCUS 2011 for contributions to ISAF SNARC project. more...
HSCB Newsletter Issue No. 9 Spring 2011 FOCUS 2011 Overview Feb. 8, 2011
Politicians couldn't predict the violence in Egypt, but political scientists did... more...
The Saybrook Forum Feb. 2, 2011
Model Boasts Good Track Record Predicting Political Hotspots more...
Insurance Journal Feb. 1, 2011
Noah Shachtman: Mubarak’s Going to Saudi Arabia more...
WIRED Danger Room Feb. 1, 2011
Talking Points Memo Jan. 26, 2011
Subir Gosh: Domestic political violence predicted in 37 countries by 2014 more...
Digital Journal Jan. 21, 2011
Reuters Jan. 20, 2011
Peter Fowler: Model Forecasts Civil Unrest Against Governments
Newsroom America Jan. 20, 2011
k-state news insider: Milcord Domestic Political Violence Forecast Model is currently five for five in predicting countries to likely experience an escalation in domestic political violence...
k-state news insider Jan. 19, 2011
@ekopolitikcom: Blog Post: Milcord Releases Domestic Political Violence Prognosemodells Ergebnisse für die nächsten fünf Jahre more...
Yahoo! News Dec. 1, 2010
@arbornetworks: GFIRST wrap up from the Milcord blog, including fast flux botnet statistics and targeted attack creation. more...
Twitter Oct. 27, 2010
@wikiworks: Video of milcord presentation to U.S. navy school about Semantic MediaWiki (good part is 25:30-33:30) Naval Postgraduate School's Video Portal: HSCB Brown Bag watch...
Naval Postgraduate School Oct. 4, 2010
@soslab: The Age of Assistants? « milcord blog
Twitter Aug. 25, 2010
@milcord: all models are wrong, some are useful? social modeling & analysis presentation and panel discussion at NPS watch...
Naval Postgraduate School Aug. 10, 2010
Milcord is building both decision support tools and a decision hierarchy focused on overlaying sources of instability with intelligence analysis on a map... more...
First International Conference on Cross-cultural Decision Making HSCB Program Sep. 2010
When a network carries a lot of traffic—which is the case with any production network of a large or medium-sized organization—the sheer amount of traffic allows attackers to hide in plain sight... more...
Dartmouth Investigator Spotlights Jun. 24, 2010
Complex Operations Wiki is the open wiki for practitioners involved in training, planning, designing and executing Counterinsurgency (COIN), Stability, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction (SSTR) and Irregular warfare operations... more...
Stability Operations/Security Force Assistance Proponency Office May 28, 2010