Presentation on theme: "DC-Government: Overview zInterest group initiated in 1999. zReview of charter yDC + GILS relationship yIdentify usage of DC in government yPromotion of."— Presentation transcript:
DC-Government: Overview zInterest group initiated in 1999. zReview of charter yDC + GILS relationship yIdentify usage of DC in government yPromotion of DC for government use
DC-Government: Why? zWide variety of agencies mandated to deliver services & information to a variety of interested parties. zFacilitate resource description. zFacilitate resource discovery. zNeed for guidance & sharing of experience. zNeed to identify tools & practices for content management. zPromotion of common approaches. zBuilding trusted services.
DC-Government: Issues zWhat is government information? zRelationship of metadata & users/applications. zDifferent views on the information. zHow to deliver more effectively & co- operatively. zOne-stop shopping / single window(s). zConvergence between agencies.
DC-Government: Next Steps 1.Continue to provide a forum for discussions about DC usage in government. 2.Need to promote the use of DC for government applications. 3.DC-Government website to link to experiences & resources. 4.GILS + DC MOU (draft).