RFQ Issued Date:
14 February 2013
RFQ Written Comments
due: 5pm EST on 21 February 2013
Proposals Due Date:
5pm EST on 4 March 2013
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Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a Request for Quotations/Call for
Participation (RFQ/CFP) to solicit proposals in response to requirements for the
OGC Geo4NIEM Project. The Geo4NIEM Initiative will result in recommendations to
enhance the geospatial capabilities within the National Information Exchange
Model (NIEM). Sponsors have identified specific Information Exchange Packages
(IEPs) from Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Justice/Law Enforcement
domain, and the Maritime domain as representative examples for investigation in
RFQ/CFP is available below. Deadline
for submitting questions on the RFQ/CFP is 5pm EST on 21 February 2013. Responses are due by 5 pm EST on 4 March
of Contact is Lew Leinenweber: techdesk [at] opengeospatial.org.
Initiative sponsors are:
Manager – Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE)
Information Exchange Model – Program Management Office (NIEM PMO)
of Geo4NIEM project will be to address requirements in the context of the
following information exchange domain areas:
Enforcement. The Justice/Law Enforcement domain in NIEM is
defined by the Global Justice XML Data Model (Global JXDM). The Global Justice
XML Data Model (Global JXDM) is an XML-based framework that enables the US justice
and public safety communities to effectively share information at all levels.
Domain Awareness. The Maritime domain supports the effective
understanding of anything associated with global maritime that could impact the
United States' security, safety, economy, or environment. NIEM facilitates this
understanding through effective, timely sharing of vital, secure information
among many key partners by representing vessels, people, cargo, and
maritime locations and activities.
Geo4NIEM Project has been organized to address specific functional requirements
to meet the following objectives:
recommendations for the inclusion and standard use of embedded GML with NIEM
IEP documents (IEPDs).
recommendations for the standardized use of Naming and Design Rules and the use
of adaptors (e.g. NIEM wrapper for GML).
- Test and
demonstrate use of a standardized embedded GML and adaptors within NIEM IEPDs.
Architecture documentation and a fact sheet for the use of embedded GML and
adaptors for use with NIEM IEPDs.
Recommendations for the inclusion of a Geospatial Domain within NIEM.
Click a link below to download individual files or a
complete package for the RFQ/CFP.
PACKAGE (as .zip archive)
Complete Geo4NIEM RFQ/CFP (pdf zip format)
Complete Geo4NIEM RFQ/CFP (doc zip format)
Geo4NIEM RFQ Main Body (pdf)
Geo4NIEM RFQ Main Body (doc)
Geo4NIEM RFQ Annex A (pdf)
Geo4NIEM RFQ Annex A (doc)
Geo4NIEM RFQ Annex B (pdf)
Geo4NIEM RFQ Annex B (doc)
TEMPLATES (not included in above package)
Geo4NIEM RFQCFP Template Proposal (doc)
Geo4NIEM Template Spreadsheet (xls)
Prospective bidders are invited to submit written questions
by email regarding the RFQ to the OGC Technical Desk email address here:
techdesk [at] opengeospatial [dot] org.
Response to questions and any other clarifications are