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John Sprague
Deputy Associate CIO for Technology and Innovation, NASA

John Sprague is the Deputy Associate CIO for Technology and Innovation, NASA Headquarters.  John develops new technology infusion, data science and digital innovation projects and prototypes, using assessments and best practices affecting over 60,000 scientists, researchers, and University partners.  He is also a retired Air Force Officer.

Big Data at NASA

Big Data at NASA

August 14, 2017 | by John Sprague, Deputy Associate CIO for Technology and Innovation, NASA
Data already is the new currency and is at the heart of everything digital. I like to repeat the adage, “Data becomes Information, becomes Knowledge, becomes Wisdom”. And “It’s all about the data”. So why do we send up probes, sensors or satellites — for the data?