Infrastructure Reference Model

Introduction Definition/Description (What) – the Infrastructure Reference Model (IRM) establishes a roadmap to achieve an organization’s mission/function through optimizing its information technology environment. The IRM will provide an architectural “blueprint” for effectively defining an organization’s current ……more


Alignment To The Enterprise Architecture Investment Planning Process The Infrastructure Reference Model will focus upon a practical approach to documenting the technical and functional capabilities and requirements of the geospatial enterprise. The IRM supports architectural analysis and reporting within an organization’s overall Enterprise ……more
Geospatial Baseline Assessment Matrix Each agency must support the Enterprise Architecture with a complete inventory of agency information resources, including personnel, equipment, and funds devoted to information resources management and information technology, at an appropriate level of detail.[1] Agencies ……more
Digital Government Strategy Alignment The Digital Government Strategy[1] is intended to be disruptive, realizing the need to do more with less. “[The Digital Strategy] gives the federal workforce the tools needed to carry out their mission of delivering services to ……more
Geospatial 3-Tier Target Architecture The Digital Government Strategy[1] establishes a conceptual model that acknowledges three “layers” of digital services, Figure 1. Three-tier architecture is a client-server architecture in which the functional process logic, data access, computer data storage, and ……more
Geospatial Target Architecture Artifacts The goal of the Geospatial Interoperability Reference Architecture is to make geospatial information and technology more broadly accessible, geospatial investments more effective, and geospatial practitioners and business systems more productive. The GIRA provides a blueprint ……more
Geospatial Target Architecture Considerations As part of the baseline assessment, Solution Architects should make considerations for IT security including cyber security, identity, credentialing, and access management, certification and accreditation (C&A), authority to operate (ATO) and trust boundaries, and network ……more
Stakeholder Performance Guide 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 3). Table 3. Stakeholder Performance Guide: Infrastructure STAKEHOLDER ……more
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Updated on January 31, 2020