Speakers Bio & Abstract

David Lapp Senior Principal Product Manager

BiographyDavid Lapp is a Senior Principal Product Manager at Oracle Corporation. His responsibilities include strategy and planning for Oracle's Spatial and Graph technologies and cloud services, and their use across the Oracle Cloud including big data and analytics. Prior to his current role in product management, David spent nearly 10 years in technical pre-sales covering analytics and spatial technology for the North American Public Sector, in particular for US Department of Defense and Federal agencies such as the Dept of Justice and Dept of Agriculture. David is a graduate of the University of Washington.Abstract The Role of Geospatial in Analytics for DefenseDefense organizations rely on analytics throughout the myriad activities leading to overall operational readiness. Activities such as budgeting, recruiting, supply chain, equipment maintenance, and resourcing all rely on analytics. This session will outline the key role that geospatial technology plays across these defense analytics activities. Essential in this role is the seamless integration of geospatial capabilities with the analytics foundation required by defense programs. Oracles geospatial and analytics platform will be highlighted in examples.