Intelligence Information-Sharing Strategy Announced
Alice Lipowicz writes on GCN.com:
According to a schedule submitted to Congress by National Intelligence Director John Negroponte, standards in the development process for intelligence information sharing are expected to be completed and incorporated into federal enterprise architecture reviews and budgets by fiscal 2009.More here.
A description of how the standards are being created, along with a schedule for their completion, is included in the 186-page Information-Sharing Environment Implementation Plan Report [.pdf] released on Nov. 16.
The broad-ranging document lays out a vision of how the environment is to work as a trusted partnership of users to facilitate, coordinate and expedite access to terrorism-related information. The environment encompasses federal, state, local, foreign and private communities of users.