NATIONAL INFORMATION EXCHANGE MODEL

NIEM 4.2 Beta 1 Now Available for Review

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

The NIEM 4.2 Beta 1 draft  is now available at NIEM-Releases for public review and comment. This work is in support of a 4.2 minor release scheduled for Fall 2019.  Minor releases include changes to domain content and domain code tables as needed.

The NIEM 4.2 Beta 1 release  includes major contributions from Biometrics, Emergency Management, and the Justice domains and includes a Core Supplement 4.0.2. 

Best of NIEM 2019 Nomination Window Now Open

Thursday, August 8, 2019

It’s our favorite time of year here, when we recognize outstanding NIEM community achievements.

The Best of NIEM awards recognize innovative solutions using NIEM from federal, state, local and tribal governments, the international community, and private sector organizations. Accomplishments are based on impact demonstrated or developed since September 2018.

Nominations will be accepted through Monday, September 9, 2019

Announcing new NIEM Business Architecture Committee Leadership Changes

Monday, July 8, 2019

The National Information Exchange Model's (NIEM) Executive Steering Committee approved the nomination for Mr. Thomas “Tom” Krul, Public Safety Canada, as the incoming Co-Chair of the NIEM Business Architecture Committee (NBAC), effective October 2019. Mr. Krul will replace Mr. Ryan Schultz and will serve alongside Mr. Kamran Atri, as NBAC Co-Chairs. 

Call for NBAC Co-Chair Nomination

Monday, April 1, 2019

Do you want to help lead NIEM to the next level?  The NIEM Management Office (NMO) is seeking a NIEM Business Architecture Committee (NBAC) Co-Chair with positive leadership skills who will help promote the vision for improving information sharing. 

The NBAC Co-Chair nomination period is open now and will close on May 3, 2019.

What does an NBAC Co-Chair do?

2018 Best of NIEM Award Winners Announced

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Winners of the 2018 Best of NIEM awards were announced at this year's annual NIEM Business Architecture (NBAC) meeting in Arlington, Virginia.  The Best of NIEM Awards recognize teams or individuals for going above and beyond in collaborating, demonstrating measurable results, and furthering an efficient and effective government in their use of NIEM.  This year four teams were awarded for:

Best of NIEM 2018 Awards Coming Soon

Monday, October 22, 2018

What are the Best of NIEM Awards?

The Best of NIEM Awards recognize teams or individuals for going above and beyond in collaborating, demonstrating measurable results, and furthering an efficient and effective government in their use of NIEM. 

Winners will be publicly recognized with a news story on niem.gov, have a short video produced highlighting their project, and receive an award certificate from the NIEM Program Management Office.

Guidelines and Nominations

Eligibility

NIEM Version 4.1 is Now Available

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

​NIEM version 4.1 and its associated products are now available for download and use. Products include NIEM XML schemas (XSD), a spreadsheet (MS Excel) of all data components in the model, and alternate database formats (MS Excel, MS Access, and CSV). This release is the latest version of the NIEM common vocabulary that enables efficient information exchange across diverse public and private organizations.

Best of NIEM 2018 Call for Nominations

Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Best of NIEM Awards recognize teams or individuals for going above and beyond in collaborating, demonstrating measurable results, and furthering an efficient and effective government in their use of NIEM. Nominations are open to teams or individuals representing federal, state, local, tribal, and private sector organizations, both domestic or international.

Winners will be publicly recognized with a news story on niem.gov, have a short video produced highlighting their project, and receive an award certificate from the NIEM Program Management Office.

NIEM 4.1 Beta Now Available for Public Review and Comment

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The NIEM Program is pleased to release NIEM 4.1 Beta1 for public review and comment. To ensure that the final NIEM 4.1 best meets users’ evolving needs, we are calling on the NIEM Community to review NIEM 4.1 Beta1 and share feedback by April 20, 2018.

NIEM 4.1 will be a minor release that incorporates content identified since NIEM 4.0 was released in July 2017. The NIEM release cycle allows us to make NIEM model updates on a predictable and sustainable schedule.

What’s in NIEM 4.1?

Health Information Technology Standards and NIEM

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The Federal Health Architecture (FHA) team has recently dedicated resources to advance alignment between NIEM and the standards commonly used for health information technology (HIT) exchanges. This may also include support for fostering a health-oriented inter-disciplinary community of interest to help guide and potentially govern Health Domain data model content in NIEM.

Introducing Movement—an easier, simpler way to explore and use NIEM

Monday, June 26, 2017

The NIEM Program is excited to announce the release of Movement, a new open-source tool that makes it easier to access and interact with the NIEM model.

Inspired by your feedback, we created Movement to provide users with additional tooling to accelerate their NIEM implementations. The beta version of Movement is now available.

Learn more about Movement at NIEM.github.io/movement.

NIEM 4.0 release candidate 1 is available for public review and comment

Friday, June 2, 2017

All feedback on NIEM 4.0 beta1 is in! We are now entering the release candidate stage. This is the final stage before we officially release NIEM 4.0 into production.

NIEM 4.0 release candidate 1 is available for public review and comment through June 9, 2017. Visit https://release.niem.gov/niem/4.0/ to download the full release package.

NIEM Biometrics Domain Announces OBIM’s John Boyd As New Chair to its Executive Committee

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The NIEM Biometrics Domain (NBD) is proud to announce John Boyd, Assistant Director, Futures Identity of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) as the new Chair of the NIEM Biometrics Domain.

NIEM Showcased at 2017 Biometrics in Government and Law Enforcement Event

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

On January 23, the 11th annual Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement Conference was once again held in Arlington, Virginia. The three-day conference featured speakers and event attendees from multiple organizations, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Defense (DOD), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Interpol and many others discussing a variety of topics related to information exchange within the biometrics and identity management community.