Creating a NIEM IEPD, Part 1, Model your NIEM exchange

Design an XML information exchange between US government entities

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Priscilla Walmsley

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | Last updated: May 17, 2010|First published: January 19, 2010

The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) is rapidly becoming the most important XML exchange standard for the U.S. government and its information partners. This article, the first in a four-part series, provides an overview of the process for defining a NIEM information exchange. It then takes you through the first step—modeling your exchange using UML—with special considerations for NIEM modeling concepts. A simple case study is used to illustrate the process.

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