CIA to use IT for intel gathering

The White House has ordered the CIA to develop IT tools that can assist in processing and using foreign language information.

The Nov. 23 presidential memo focuses on rebuilding CIA's analytic and human intelligence capabilities, including hiring more analysts and agents with proficiency in critical languages such as Arabic.

Within 90 days, the CIA must submit a detailed budget and implementation plan, including performance measures with timelines for reaching goals.

 

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