Insights & Updates

Employee Profile: Kamran Akhtar

Meet Kam Akhtar, Vice President, Global Governmental Relations and Engagement for BlackSky.  Q: What do you do for BlackSky? A: I handle our advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill and at various US government agencies. The vision that Jason set out for the company has grabbed the attention and imaginations of people everywhere and we like … Continued

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Managing our Product Development with Jama

Accessing space is difficult. Managing the data to access space can be even more difficult. Our team is working in a dynamic environment, and need to be as efficient as possible. We manage some of that complexity with Jama Software.   By efficiently tracking our product requirements and streamlining collaboration and communication among our team, … Continued

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Anatomy of an Alert: How BlackSky Monitors Events

We are constantly monitoring events around the world with BlackSky. Let’s look at one event in particular to see how we construct a BlackSky Alert for a customer. Anatomy of an Alert – Attack on Chinese-funded projects in Gwadar, Pakistan In the first view (below), we’ve asked BlackSky Events to show all the events worldwide in the … Continued

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BlackSky Alerts – Outbreaks

In addition to tracking events related to Conflicts, Refugees, Energy, and Natural Disasters, the BlackSky Platform can also be used to alert on events related to Public Health – specifically disease outbreaks that register as anomalies in our system.  Here’s some examples of currently active BlackSky Outbreak alerts: Measles Outbreak in Minneapolis – Somali immigrant … Continued

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