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U.S. Department of Agriculture

Agriculture
2016 Best of NIEM winner

NIEM is community-driven. As new communities join NIEM, they bring with them innovative ideas and fresh perspectives—which contributes to the advancement of the program. This is the story of how streamlining crop reporting created an entirely new way of engaging with NIEM.

While...

Warfighter Mission Area Architecture Federation and Integration Portal

Military Operations
2016 Best of NIEM winner

NIEM’s reusable terms, definitions, and repeatable processes allowed the Department of Defense (DoD) to plan, develop, and implement an enterprise solution faster. The Warfighter Mission Area Architecture Federation and Integration Portal  (WMAAFIP) is used by approximately 7,000 DoD staff...

Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP)

Emergency Management
2009 Best of NIEM winner

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...

Tactical Infrastructure Enterprise Services Coalition Warfare Program

Military Operations
2014 Best of NIEM winner

The Tactical Infrastructure Enterprise Services Coalition Warfare Program (TIES CWP) used NIEM to improve interoperability and information sharing between the U.S. and coalition partners. During a June 2014 demonstration, the U.S. Army successfully exchanged Position Reports, Air Track...

North Carolina Families Accessing Services Through Technology

Human Services
2014 Best of NIEM winner

The North Carolina Families Accessing Services Through Technology (NC FAST) Program introduces new technological tools and business processes that will enable the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the 100 county departments of social services to spend less time...

Shared Computer Operations for the Protection and Enforcement II

Justice
2014 Best of NIEM winner

The Shared Computer Operations for the Protection and Enforcement (SCOPE) II is a regional initiative to modernize and replace 35- and 45-year-old public safety legacy information systems.

SCOPE II enables 80 law enforcement and justice agencies at every level of government to share...

Florida Court Clerks: Comprehensive Case Information System (CCIS 3.0)

Justice
2015 Best of NIEM winner

In an effort to standardize and centralize crucial court data and case files across the state, the Volusia County Florida Clerk of the Circuit Court piloted the Comprehensive Case Information System (CCIS 3.0). Previously, there was no way to access local court data on a real-time, statewide...

Kansas Criminal Justice Information System (KCJIS): Electronic Disposition Reporting for DUIs and Traffic Safety

Justice
Surface Transportation
2015 Best of NIEM winner

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Kansas Department of Transportation utilized the Kansas Criminal Justice Information System (KCJIS) to improve electronic disposition reporting for DUI offenses. Dispositions, including for DUI offenses, document the final status of the process...

Wisconsin Department of Corrections

Justice
2014 Best of NIEM winner

Previously, the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC) shared offender information with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) via batch files once a day. Information was sometimes up to 36 hours old—a risk when law enforcement needed up-to-date information to make decisions on public and...

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Consular Systems and Technology, Enterprise Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Migration

Immigration
Screening
2011 Best of NIEM winner

The U.S. Department of State’s Office of Consular Systems and Technology keeps one of the largest databases in government, growing by two terabytes each month. The office has overcome multiple data exchange challenges in validating identity through using Service-Oriented Architecture carrying...