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NIEM Launches New Website

The National Information Exchange Model’s (NIEM) website,, has launched with an entirely new look and feel. The site incorporates leading edge practices in web design and content management using open source user interface components. adheres to the U.S. federal government’s websites visual style guidance and community best practices (i.e., Worldwide Web Accessibility Standards, U.S. Web Design System (USWDS), ADA-Section 508 compliance, etc.).

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Web Content Management as a Service (WCMaaS) Team provides’s website development. WCMaaS supports the NIEM Management Office, including:

  • Subject matter expertise with United States Web Design System (USWDS) requirements for agency websites
  • Network access for content management capabilities
  • Assists with the analysis of the NIEM IEPD registry requirements analysis, including developing an initial IEPD Registry proof of concept
  • Dedicated guidance and support for the website Drupal 8.0 migration, providing improved website performance, security, ease of development, and improved user experience for front-end and administrative users.

NIEM plans further improvements to the website’s content in 2021.
About National Information Exchange Model
The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) provides a model framework with rules and guidance designed to develop consistent, well-defined enterprise level information exchanges. For fifteen years, NIEM has successfully supported information communities of interest with a shared need to exchange data within the federal, state, local, tribal agencies, the private sector, and internationally.
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