Communities

Official bodies, communities of practice, working groups, and other organizations involved in data management and use, both inside and outside government

American National Standards Institute

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the U.S. voluntary standards and conformity assessment system and strengthening its impact, both domestically and internationally. ANSI is one example of the existing standards organizations (or voluntary consensus standards bodies) that OMB Circular A-119 directs Federal agencies to utilize to develop and maintain agency data standards.

Source

ansi.org

Keywords

data standards

CIO Council

The CIO Council is a forum of Federal Chief Information Officers (CIOs). Its goal is to improve information technology practices and information resources across U.S. Government agencies.

Source

cio.gov

Keywords

data management, data governance

Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology

The Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology (FCSM) is an interagency committee dedicated to improving the quality of Federal statistics. The FCSM was created by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to inform and advise OMB and the Interagency Council on Statistical Policy (ICSP) on methodological and statistical issues that affect the quality of Federal data.

Source

Office of Management and Budget

Keywords

data sharing

Federal Digital Communities of Practice

A subscription list of Federal community of practice email listservs based around digital topics such as open data, user experience, and the U.S. Web Design System. Each community provides an email list to collaborate and share resources with others across government.

Source

digital.gov

Keywords

data sharing

Federal Geographic Data Committee

The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) provides executive, managerial, and advisory direction and oversight for geospatial decisions and initiatives across the Federal government. The organization provides resources, initatives, and planning for the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI).

Source

Federal Geographic Data Committee

Keywords

geospatial

International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS)

The International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) is the central U.S. forum dedicated to creating technology standards for the next generation of innovation. INCITS is one example of the existing standards organizations (or voluntary consensus standards bodies) that OMB Circular A-119 directs Federal agencies to utilize to develop and maintain agency data standards.

Source

incits.org

Keywords

data standards

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is the premier Internet standards body, developing open standards through open processes. IETF is a large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet. IETF is one example of the existing standards organizations (or voluntary consensus standards bodies) that OMB Circular A-119 directs Federal agencies to utilize to develop and maintain agency data standards.

Source

ietf.org

Keywords

data standards

National Information Exchange Model (NIEM)

The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) is a common vocabulary that enables efficient information exchange across diverse public and private organizations. NIEM is one example of the existing standards organizations (or voluntary consensus standards bodies) that OMB Circular A-119 directs Federal agencies to utilize to develop and maintain agency data standards.

Source

National Information Exchange Model

Keywords

data standards

Open Data Community of Practice

A community listserv and working group that unites 900 open data leads at federal agencies, data stewards, and all others in government interested in open data, enterprise data inventory, civic tech, and data-driven government issues.

Source

Office of Management and Budget / General Services Administration

Keywords

open data

Format

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) serves as the focal point for trade facilitation recommendations and electronic business standards, covering both commercial and government business processes that can foster growth in international trade and related services. UNECE is one example of the existing data standards organizations (or voluntary consensus standards bodies) that OMB Circular A-119 directs Federal agencies to utilize to develop and maintain agency data standards.

Source

UNECE

Keywords

data standards

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. W3C is one example of the existing standards organizations (or voluntary consensus standards bodies) that OMB Circular A-119 directs Federal agencies to utilize to develop and maintain agency data standards.

Source

W3C

Keywords

data standards