Wednesday, June 29, 2005

First draft of revised Data Reference Model released

Joab Jackson, Government Computer News

The federal Data Reference Model working group released the first draft of the DRM Specification today. The working group is now soliciting feedback from government agencies before it submits the DRM to the Office of Management and Budget this fall.

The release of the DRM draft is an “important milestone” in the federal government’s efforts to better share information, said OMB chief architect Richard Burke. He spoke at the Data Reference Model Public Forum held today in Washington in conjunction with the federal CIO Council’s quarterly Emerging Technology Components conference.

Mark my words, this standard will drive the industry. Such is the power of the federal purse.

Data Reference Model Public Forum

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