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Best of NIEM 2021

The Best of NIEM 2021 awards recognize those NIEM implementation projects demonstrating significant accomplishment and making noteworthy contributions to NIEM’s use, growth, and adoption.

NIEM 5.1 Release Candidate 2 Available

Minor releases allow for domain-related content changes only. The core and architecture remain fixed until the next major release. Please post comments and feedback to the issue tracker by Wednesday, December 8, 2021.

Strategic Initiatives

NIEM evolves with community needs and technology trends. Find out how we are pursuing several Strategic Initiatives to simplify use, embrace emerging technologies, and welcome new communities.

What is NIEM?

NIEM is a common vocabulary that enables efficient information exchange across diverse public and private organizations. NIEM can save time and money by providing consistent, reusable data terms and definitions, and repeatable processes.

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Download Current Release

Check out the latest version and release history on our Github.

Explore Training

Providing our developer community with resources to help use NIEM.

View Success Stories

Participating organizations & agencies leveraging the power of NIEM.

Browse Tool Catalog

An inventory of tools to support developers and implementers alike.

Latest News

  • NIEM 5.1 Release Candidate 2 Available for Public Review and Comment

    The NIEM 5.1 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) is available for public review and comment thru Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Visit the NIEM Releases page for instructions on how to download the RC2 package. Please provide your feedback by submitting a new issue or by sending an email to niem-comments@lists.gatech.edu. The most recent changes include: Updated Biometrics definition and restored DNAPedigree...

  • NIEM 5.1 Release Candidate Available for Public Review and Comment

    The NIEM 5.1 release candidate 1 (RC1) is available for public review and comment through Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Please visit the NIEM Releases page for instructions on how to download the RC1 package. Please provide feedback by submitting a new 5.1 issue or by sending an email to niem-comments@lists.gatech.edu. This is the final stage before we officially publish the...

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