Posts by Kyle Erickson

How we’re building an information infrastructure for Typhoon Haiyan response operations

Typhoon Haiyan has claimed the lives of thousands and displaced millions more. Along with other aid organizations from around the world, our disaster response partners Team Rubicon and Direct Relief have mobilized to provide relief to those affected by the storm, and we’ve been working closely with them to support their efforts. On Veterans Day [...]

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One year after Sandy, revolutionizing disaster response with CGI, Team Rubicon, and Direct Relief

To mark the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, we prepared a short video in partnership with CGI.

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How the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children uses data to find and protect children

We’ve been working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children for three years now, and their tireless dedication to protecting children continues to inspire us every day. We recently made a short video that tells the story of our partnership. NCMEC analysts describe how Palantir Gotham helps them make sense of all their data [...]

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Palantir officially recognized as aligned with DI2E Framework standards

On May 20, Palantir received four gold stars at the DI2E Plugfest in recognition of our platform’s demonstrated alignment with the Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise (DI2E) standards. The DI2E Framework defines a set of standards that are meant to ensure interoperability between data systems across the Defense Intelligence Community. The DI2E SvcV–4 (the most recent [...]

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How Palantir Gotham enables effective audit log analysis

We work with organizations that analyze many different kinds of data from many different sources, each of which is typically governed by its own access control or security policies. Our customers need to be confident that their analysts are handling this sensitive data appropriately, and that their auditors can identify and take action against any [...]

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Hard Data for Hard Journalism

Like the other domains in which our software is deployed, investigative journalism relies on the insight and judgment of human experts. Armed with the right technology and enough data, these experts can achieve extraordinary outcomes. On the Philanthropy Engineering team, we’ve been fortunate to collaborate with passionate, truth-seeking journalists on several inspiring projects, many of which [...]

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Palantir Legal Intelligence: analyzing the Enron emails

On December 2, 2001 Enron Corporation entered the largest bankruptcy in US history at the time, and left behind a collection of hundreds of thousands of e-mails, which is the largest legal data set currently available to the public. Here we present Palantir Gotham’s ability to combine structured data (in this case financial transaction records [...]

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