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 email@example.com.
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.