NATIONAL INFORMATION EXCHANGE MODEL

NIEM 5.0 Beta 1 Available for Public Review and Comment

Thursday, July 2, 2020

We are pleased to announce that the NIEM 5.0 Beta 1 is available for review at https://niem.github.io/niem-releases.  Please provide your comments by Friday, July 17, 2020

Major content changes include

  • Addition of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) metadata
  • Addition of content from the Generic Statistical Information Model (GSIM) content as a precursor to the upcoming Statistics domain
  • Addition of new content from the Public Health Emergency Operations Center (PH-EOC) Minimum Data Set to the Emergency Management domain
  • Major updates to the FBI NCIC, NDEx, and UCR code tables
  • Simplified release folder layout and the removal of version numbers from file paths
  • Updated character encoding (from US-ASCII to UTF-8) and addition of attribute xml:lang to the reference schemas for better international support
  • Updated structures and appinfo utility schemas as part of the upcoming Naming and Design Rule (NDR) Specification 5.0 update
  • Many harmonization content updates

 Please see the README file in the release for more changes and details. 

We value your input.  Post comments and feedback at https://github.com/NIEM/NIEM-Releases/issues/new?labels=5.0 or email niem-comments@lists.gatech.edu.

About the National Information Exchange Model

The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) provides a model framework with rules and guidance designed to develop consistent and well-defined enterprise-level information exchanges. For more than fourteen years, NIEM has successfully supported information communities of interest with a shared need for data interoperability across the public and private sector, both nationally and internationally.

To learn more, please www.NIEM.gov.