Data Reference Model

Introduction Definition/Description (What) – defines the primary considerations for describing, discovering, delivering, and sharing common data using open standards and the promotion of uniform data management practices to sustain data as a national asset.Purpose/Function (Why) ……more

Data Reference Model Approach Geospatial data identification, search, discovery, and access continues to be the primary challenge for the geospatial professional/user, but is now compounded by the fact that geospatial technology has become “commoditized” to a level where the ……more
Geospatial Baseline Assessment Matrix Once established, an organization’s Executive Steering Committee’s should have the authority and ability to initiate an enterprise-wide Geospatial Baseline Assessment. The baseline would include data requirements based upon mission/business functional needs taken from the Operational ……more
Data Reference Model Alignment The Data Reference Model’s (DRM) primary purpose is to promote the common identification, use, and appropriate sharing of data/information across the federal government. The DRM is a flexible and standards-based framework to enable information sharing ……more
Data Access And Policy The goal of a data architecture is to facilitate accurate (timely and precise information), trusted (data authorities and security), and common (agreed upon information source) data across the geospatial investments. Data access is key to ……more
Data Resources The number of geospatial data resource catalogs are too numerous to attempt to list, as many of the geospatial community (federal, state, local, private, international, and academia) have on- going initiatives to provide a variety ……more
Stakeholder Performance Guidance The Performance Guidance provides a summation of the key decision points necessary to determine the most effective and efficient design, development, and implementation of the geospatial system investment (Table 7). Table 7. Stakeholder Performance Guide: Data STAKEHOLDER ……more
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Updated on January 31, 2020