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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Emergency Preparedness and Response Exchange Requirements

Emergency Management
2020 Best of NIEM winner

In a public health crisis, the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) must be ready to respond quickly and to scale, bringing highly trained experts together to respond faster, make better decisions, and manage resources most effectively. The exponential growth of all‐hazard Public...

City of Charlotte, North Carolina Innovation & Technology Department Drives Major Police Department’s Data Integration Projects

2020 Best of NIEM winner

The City of Charlotte is one of the U.S.’s 25 largest cities and North Carolina’s largest city. Charlotte’s Innovation & Technology (I&T) department provides technology leadership, operational services, and strategic program management and executive‐level leadership for the City’s...

U.S. Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency Supports Contract Security Classification in XML and JSON

Military Operations
2020 Best of NIEM winner

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) is the federal government’s largest counterintelligence and security agency within the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

DCSA serves over 100 federal entities, oversees 10,000 cleared companies, and conducts approximately two...

Employment and Social Development Canada Develops Successful Data Standardization and Interoperability Initiatives

Human Services
2020 Best of NIEM winner

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is responsible for developing, managing, and delivering social programs and services for the Government of Canada. The complex interrelationship of ESDC’s business relies on data interoperability to ensure service excellence and a seamless exchange...

State of Florida Department of Law Enforcement Ensures Accurate Statewide Crime Reporting and Analysis

2020 Best of NIEM winner

The State of Florida’s Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) promotes public safety and strengthens domestic security by providing services in partnership with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies to prevent, investigate, and solve crimes while protecting citizens and visitors....

U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services Streamlines Data Migration and Data Management Process

2020 Best of NIEM winner

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) administers and supports the nation’s lawful citizenship and immigration system, safeguarding its integrity and promise by efficiently and fairly adjudicating requests for immigration benefits while protecting Americans, securing the homeland,...

NIEM Supports Rapid Biometrics Data Sharing Across U.S. Government Agencies and International Partners

2019 Best of NIEM winner

The Project Management Office (PM DoD Biometrics) developed the DNA Prototype to leverage the rapid DNA capabilities developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM). The DNA Exchange Schema utilizes elements from the NIEM Core and domains (...

NIEM Improves Data Interoperability For Cyberspace Operations Program

Military Operations
2019 Best of NIEM winner

The Program Office – Joint Technical Coordinating Group for Munitions Effectiveness Product Team built a fully NIEM conformant Joint Non-Kinetic Effectiveness (JNKE) Information Exchange Package Documentation (IEPD). The team established a data standard for improving interoperability and...

The Security Equipment Integration Working Group (SEIWG) NIEM IEPD

Military Operations
2018 Best of NIEM winner
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The Security Equipment Integration Working Group (SEIWG), a subgroup of the Department of Defense’s Physical Security Enterprise & Analysis Group (PSEAG), consists of technical subject matter experts from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. SEIWG fosters interoperability across...

U.S. Department of 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.