Out-of-the-Box Ideas Keep Nations Safer

The Analytic Innovation Cell team.

The Analytic Innovation Cell team poses during the 2016 Booz Allen Excellence Awards

This information was relayed to international authorities and the fake passport holder was detained and prevented from coming to the United States. Questioning later revealed he was actually an Albanian national.

ODIN’s impact is undeniable: Developed in just 5 days, it includes six country data sets and has identified over 150 fraudulent passports in just 6 months. “For this team, devising a new way to use an existing data set—that’s a huge win,” Jeremy says.

The AIC earned the Secretary’s Award for Meritorious Service—the second highest award given by the DHS Secretary – and is now the model for future DHS I&A efforts.

Download the full PDF of the 2016 Impact Report.

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