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Success Stories

The value of information-sharing and exchange efforts can best be achieved through the active participation and collaboration of the many organizations involved in serving our nation and the world.

Who Uses NIEM?

The value of information-sharing and exchange efforts can best be achieved through the active participation and collaboration of the many organizations involved in serving our nation and the world.

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  • Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP)

    Emergency Management
    2009

    Each year, presidentially declared disasters result in injury and death, destroy homes and businesses, and disrupt the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across the nation. Using NIEM as the foundation, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) created the Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP) to provide disaster survivors with a single access point to the many sources of federally funded forms of assistance.

  • U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Program

    Immigration
    2009

    USCIS is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. USCIS receives and processes 7.5 million applications and petitions per year for more than 50 types of immigration benefits. The current process of receiving and processing these applications and petitions was paper-intensive, making it difficult for USCIS to efficiently process immigration benefits. These forms are managed by different case management systems within USCIS based on form type. Getting the forms into the disparate, stovepiped systems is just as challenging as getting the information out. The

  • Colorado Integrated Criminal Justice Information System (CICJIS)

    Justice
    2009

    The Colorado Integrated Criminal Justice Information System (CICJIS) is an integrated computer information system that links five state-level criminal justice agencies—law enforcement, prosecution, courts, adult corrections, and juvenile corrections—to create one virtual criminal justice information system. The CICJIS program facilitates the sharing of critical criminal justice data among five state-level agencies at key decision points in the criminal justice process. It created the first technical enterprise sharing architecture in the state and is driven by the business information needs

  • New York City Health and Human Services (HHS)—Connect

    Human Services
    2009

    CONNECT is a consortium of five states that have agreed to pool their collective expertise to make interstate information sharing a reality. New York City's Health and Human Service (HHS) agencies serve more than 2 million clients.


    Before the HHS-Connect program, case workers were required to log in to several agency systems to view the clients' cases across the diverse benefit programs. HHS-Connect now uses innovative technologies to improve the city's ability to serve its HHS clients, while providing better customer service and online access. HHS-Connect leverages the technology resources

  • Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP) Program Management Office

    Emergency Management
    2009

    DAIP exists to ease the burden of victims by creating a single access point for more than 40 federally funded forms of assistance (FOA). DAIP consolidates benefit information, application intake, and status information into a unified system. Each year, approximately 50 presidentially declared disasters result in injury and death, destroy homes and businesses, and disrupt the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across the nation. DAIP was designed to ease the burden of disaster victims by consolidating federally funded forms of assistance information, application intake, and status