Data Standards

Standards, schemas, and related resources — this category will continue to be built out in response to Federal Data Strategy Action 20, which calls for a data standards repository to accelerate the creation and adoption of data standards across agencies

This section is a work in progress; your input is requested!

We are currently working to develop this data standards repository in response to Action 20 of the Federal Data Strategy and we welcome your feedback via Github or by emailing datagov@gsa.gov.

Communities

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

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

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