For this week’s Buzz, we’re focusing on two pockets of information sharing excellence: the Department of Commerce, and Delaware – the smallest state in our union. These may not have been the first two places to pop into your mind, but that’s the beauty of the ISE – organizations of all types and sizes can support the mission. Which Fed Shares the Most Data?
The NIEM program mananagement office (PMO) is working hard on NIEM-UML 3.0, and you can join their submission team now: Join the NIEM-UML for 3.0 Submission Team: We invite you to join the submission team as a contributor or reviewer. We expect to have conference calls every other week to discuss updates and items that require a decision. If you'd like to be added to the team distribution list, please reach out to us here.
Bold Move: DoD Adoption of NIEM & AFEI Webinar The Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI) is hosting the second in a series of webinars on the Department of Defense’s adoption of the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM). The next one is scheduled for August 14, and you don’t want to miss it!
This week, our nation celebrates 238 years of independence. We honor and thank our founding fathers– Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and John Adams – for crafting one of the most powerful freedom declarations in the English language: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” This simple statement sets the foundation for this great country and continues to tie us together as a nation.
Every couple of weeks, we’ll recap a sampling of stories or events from the Information Sharing Environment and its stakeholders. Check back often! D-Day & the Greatest Generation As our President today commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the event recognized as the beginning of the end of World War II, the Office of the Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment joins with our Nation in recognizing with awe and sincerest appreciation the sacrifice of our country’s greatest generation.
This morning, I had the honor of providing a keynote speech at the Asian American Governmen Executive (AAGEN) 2014 Leadership Development Training Workshop outside of Washington, D.C.
Every couple of weeks, we’ll recap a sampling of stories or events from the Information Sharing Environment and its stakeholders. Check back often! To Our Armed Forces – Thank You! Recently, we recognized National Law Enforcement Week. Today, we want to honor our brave servicemen and women as part of National Military Appreciation Month.
We have talked and written a lot about the need for better information sharing on cybersecurity threats (see here, here, and here for examples).
A working group made up of subject matter experts from myriad state, local, federal and industry organizations came together to develop a the Gang Intelligence eXchange (GIX) Information Exchange Package Documentation (IEPD) for the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM). NIEM is a community-driven, standards-based approach to exchanging information. Here at the office of the PM-ISE, we champion frameworks that enable information sharing.
My team recently visited the RISS center at Middle Atlantic-Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network (MAGLOCLEN). The leadership of MAGLOCLEN was kind enough to take them on an educational tour of their facilities, where many ISE principles are being put into practice.