October 2, 2022
Over the past decade, U.S. government agencies have begun to expand the use of commercial data — unlocking access to critical information at speed and scale typically unheard of via a traditional government acquisition process. One clear example is weather data. Shipping food and supplies to a humanitarian crisis, launching satellites or people into space, conducting a military operation, or rescuing someone at sea all require access to timely and accurate weather information that can mean the difference between success or failure and even life or death.
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