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New Approaches to Data Transfer NIEM @ DOT Daniel Morgan 29 October 2014
What is NIEM? NIEM a community-driven, government-wide, standards-based approach to exchanging information NIEM connects communities of people who share a common need to exchange information in order to advance their mission. 2 NIEM provides a Common Language NIEM users at Federal, State, Local, Tribal and Private Sectors define agreed upon terms, definitions, and formats - independent of the way information is stored in individual agency systems NIEM provides a Structured Approach NIEM provides a repeatable, reusable process for business users to document information exchange requirements in an implementation ready format
How is NIEM structured? NIEM is made up of NIEM Core and Domains – NIEM Core contains elements common to all domains – Domains are based on mission areas 3
How does a domain get started? 4 Identify Business Exchanges Align to strategic mission priorities Determine high- value exchanges that will have substantial reuse Identify Communities of Interest (COIs) Coordinate with other data stewards Engage Stakeholders Select specific scope Identify user needs, potential changes, and frequency of those changes Establish governance Identify potential early adopters Create Domain Define the value proposition Identify sharing partners Review any existing NIEM exchanges for potential reuse/adaptation NIEM does not currently have a surface transportation domain
Why surface transportation? “It was recognized from the project’s inception that simply producing an XML schema will not guarantee that the schema will be adopted or that it will provide value, and substantive stakeholder involvement in schema development is essential to success (where success is defined as a critical mass of adopters resulting in collective time and cost savings). The stewardship function must therefore ensure that resources are being devoted to the most promising schema development opportunities – where value can be clearly demonstrated and widely understood. It must also devote considerable resources to communication – through multiple channels.” 5
How does a domain operate? Domains have two key artifacts: – Domain data model - a set of data elements and definitions specific to the NIEM mission area that are used to build information exchanges – Information Exchange Package Descriptions (IEPDs) - a set of valid XML schemas that may include portions of NIEM Core schemas, portions of domain schemas, enterprise-specific or IEPD-specific extension schemas The Community of Interest organizes workshops to manage and update the domain data model Exchange partners put the data model into action by developing IEPDs 6
What’s available today? Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria (MMUCC) – Created by NHTSA – Includes participation with FHWA, FMCSA Traffic Citation – Created by National Center for State Courts – Includes participation from Bureau of Justice Assistance Intelligent Transportation Systems/Public Safety Information Exchanges – Created by IJIS Institute – Includes participation from Bureau of Justice Assistance and USDOT – 12 exchanges covering incidents, events, requests for service, response, and road conditions 8
The Traffic Records Scenario 9 CRASHCITATION ADJUDICATION ROADWAY VEHICLE DRIVER INJURY SURVEILLANCE Connections with existing Justice and Health domains.
Where else are we talking NIEM? Connecticut Traffic Records Strategic Plan discusses NIEM and MMUCC compliance Kansas TRCC worked some initial efforts on NIEM MIDRIS Data Dictionary Report discusses how NIEM can help states build data dictionaries and effective information exchanges 10
How is a domain governed? 12 Children, Youth, and Family Services as an example.
What’s next? USDOT works with NIEM PMO to establish surface transportation domain Establish surface transportation domain governance Identify pilot project for surface transportation domain 13 Take small steps, iterate, and grow over time