Technically Speaking: It’s All in a NIEM

  We are excited to announce the launch of Technically Speaking, DLT’s new podcast series dedicated to providing IT information to our public sector customers in an easy, listen-as-you-go format. TS will cover a variety of topics ranging from government IT initiatives to new products and solutions to any other topics that YOU would like to see discussed.   TS #1 | It’s All in a NIEM | A Conversation with David R.R. Webber of Oracle On this debut episode of Technically Speaking, Van Ristau, CTO at DLT Solutions, talks to David R.R. Webber about the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM), a program created to improve data-sharing across government agencies. Mr. Webber is an Information Architect with the Oracle Public Sector team focusing on NIEM and developing interoperable information exchanges. He is also the technical lead for the CAM editor project, a member of the NIEM Technical Architecture Committee (NTAC) and a contributor to the NIEM work with the IJIS Institute. Over the last 30 years Mr. Webber has provided XML, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and eBusiness consulting to a variety of eGovernment initiatives, most recently including eHealthcare, eVoting and education solutions. Discussion topics include:
  • Description and overview of NIEM and its current status
  • NIEM’s significance to IT professionals
  • Webber and Oracle’s involvement with NIEM
Evolution of NIEM and use of business rule techniques within the NIEM community  

Additional Resources:

NIEM, CAM & the 7 “D’s”

National Information Exchange Model

CAM editor

IJIS Institute

Thank you for checking out our first episode of Technically Speaking. Have NIEM questions for Mr. Webber? Leave a comment on our SoundCloud page or email us at About Technically Speaking: DLT Solutions is dedicated to providing YOU with relevant and informative content, so we encourage you to submit your topics of interest by sending an email to To ensure even easier access, Technically Speaking will be available on iTunes starting in May. In the NIEM time (yes, a terrible pun) and going forward TS will also be available on our SoundCloud. Be sure to check back early and often for future episodes of Technically Speaking!