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  • National Geospatial Program Office NSGIC 2006 Midyear Conference March 20, 2006
  • Overview
    • NGPO Background
    • Current Activities
    • Future Directions
    • State Opportunities
  • National Geospatial Program Office
    • A Unified Approach to the NSDI
      • Federal Geographic Data Committee
      • Geospatial One Stop
      • The National Map
    Coordination & Standards Data Discovery & Access Consistent & Current Content
  • NGPO Purpose
    • “ Providing leadership to place geographic knowledge at the fingertips of the Nation.”
  • NGPO Vision
      • “… . transform the processes of Government necessary to implement key components of the NSDI.”
  • Transforming the NSDI
    • Toward an enterprise information system for the Nation
    • Toward a focus on matters and places of national importance
    • Toward management excellence
  • Building a GIS for the Nation Transactions
    • Conversion
    • Integration
    • Quality Assurance
    National Data Sets Secure Environments National Standards
    • Systems and Data Sets:
    • Local
    • State
    • Tribal
    • Federal
    • Commercial
    Apps GOS Maps Publishing & Distribution Open Access Controlled Access
  • NGPO Strategic Directions
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Strategic Priorities   Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services    Internal Streamlining   A System of Systems  A Tapestry of Base Content  Investment Management  Incentive Based Partnerships  Governance Structure for the 21 st Century  Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture Content (TNM) Access (GOS) Policy (FGDC)
  • From Strategy to Action
    • Geospatial Line of Business
    • Senior Agency Official for Geospatial Information
    • Geospatial Profile for FEA
    • Draft Framework Standards to ANSI
    • Grants Guidance
    • Governance Structure
    • 50 States Initiative
    • Imagery for the Nation
    • Hurricane Response
      • GIS for the Gulf
      • Maps on Demand
    • GOS Portal
      • Marketplace
      • Communities
    • State Liaisons
    • Cartographic Services Contracts
    • National Geospatial Technical Operations Center
    • Budget Restructure
  • Geospatial Line of Business
    • Announced with President’s FY07 Budget
    • Department of the Interior is Managing Partner
    • Focused on business-driven, common solutions developed through architectural processes
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Lines of Business Opportunities OMB and the LoB Task Forces are focused on business-driven, common solutions developed through architectural processes .
    • The following LoBs will be
    • undertaken in FY 2006:
      • Budget Formulation and Execution
      • IT Infrastructure Optimization
      • Geospatial
    Common Solutions : A business process and/or technology based shared service made available to government agencies. Business Driven (vs. Technology Driven) : Solutions address distinct business improvements that directly impact LoB performance goals. Developed Through Architectural Processes : Solutions are developed through a set of common and repeatable processes and tools.
  • High-Level Timeline Kick Off Meeting 3/16/06 Proposed Common Solutions & Draft Architecture 6/9/06 Draft Solutions & Architecture 5/26/06 RFI Distributed 4/6/06 Develop Common Solutions & Target Architecture Define/ Plan LoB Monitor and Communicate LoB Progress/Status RFI Responses Received & Evaluated 5/5/06-5/15/06 LoB Vision & Plan Completed 3/28/06 Develop Business Case Draft Joint Business Case due 6/9/06; Agency Comments due 6-19 Final Joint Business Case Early Aug. ‘06 Develop RFI Mar 2006 Apr 2006 May 2006 Jun 2006 Jul 2006 Aug 2006 Sep 2006
  • Expected LoB Outcomes The LoB Task Forces will identify common solutions, develop a target architecture, and develop a joint (interagency) business case by August 2006. Due Date for Agency Comments on Draft Joint Business Case 6/19/06 Due date for RFI Responses 5/5/06 Draft Joint Business Case to Agencies for Comment 6/12/06 Final Joint Business Case for LoB Common Solutions Early Aug 06 Draft Joint Business Case for LoB Common Solutions 6/9/06 Proposed Common Solutions and Target Architecture 6/9/06 Draft Common Solutions and Target Architecture 5/26/06 RFI Analysis and Summarization 5/15/06 Collection of Agency Data (4/10 – 5/8) 5/8/06 Practitioner’s Day Meetings 4/18-19/06 RFI to Industry, Agencies, etc. 4/6/06 LoB Vision, Goals, and Objectives and project Plan (FY06 draft spend plan, project plan) 3/28/06 Key Deliverables Milestones
  • Vision, Goals, & Objectives Vision, Goals, & Objectives
    • Draft due to OMB COB 3/28/06
    Delivery Date
    • Managing partners develop a straw man
    • Conduct Task Force working session to validate and refine
    • Submit draft to OMB and review with OMB
    • Revise and finalize
    Approach
    • A statement that reflects what complete success looks like.
    • Goals are the desired results or achievements that the effort is directed at, making the vision a reality.
    • Objectives are the tactical targets that lead to meeting the goals.
    • Each line of business must identify common solutions and develop a supporting target enterprise architecture that addresses the goals and objectives of the vision.
    Description
  • Request for Information (RFI) Request for Information (RFI)
    • 4/6/06 – submit to industry vendors, government and non-profits
    • 5/5/06 – collect submitted responses
    • 5/15/06 - analyze and summarize RFI responses in a report
    Delivery Date
    • Provide RFI purpose, guidelines, and process
    • Tasks Forces will develop the RFIs and review/analyze the responses
    • Dependent on vision, goals, and objectives
    Approach
    • Business performance requirements for the LoB will be submitted to industry vendors, non-profits and agencies for feedback.
    • The RFI will include overarching, strategic questions fundamental to all the LoB initiatives as well as LoB-specific questions.
    Description
  • Common Solution & Target Architecture Common Solution & Target Architecture
    • 5/26/06 – submit draft Common Solution and Target Architecture
    • 6/9/06 – submit proposed Common Solution and Target Architecture
    Delivery Date
    • Employ responses from agency analysis and RFI
    • Develop target architecture that identifies the elements necessary to achieve LoB vision and objectives
    • Dependent on definition of vision, goals, and objectives and RFI process
    Approach A business process and/or technology based shared service made available to government agencies that achieves the vision, objectives, and performance metrics of the LoB. Description
  • Joint Business Case Business Case
    • 6/9/06 – submit draft Business Case
    • 6/12/06 – disseminate draft to agencies for comment
    • 6/19/06 – agency comments due
    • Early Aug. ‘06 – final business case ready
    Delivery Date
    • Written by the managing partners in collaboration with the participating agencies
    • Must comply with A-11 guidance
    • Dependent on identification of common solution and development of target architecture
    Approach A joint FY08 Exhibit 300 Description
  • Managing Partners and OMB Leads
    • IT Infrastructure :
      • Managing Partner: Deidre Lee, GSA
      • OMB Office Lead: Dick Burk
      • OMB Portfolio Manager: Jeff Koch
    • Geospatial LOB :
      • Managing Partner: Ivan DeLoatch , DOI
      • OMB Lead & Portfolio Manager: Stacie Boyd
    • Budget Formulation and Execution :
      • Managing Partner: TBD
      • OMB Lead: Andy Schoenbach
      • OMB Portfolio Manager: Jeff Koch
  • LoB Management
    • Weekly face to face status meetings will be held with all of the managing partners and OMB on Thursdays from 1-2:00 pm at the White House Conference Center, Jackson Room
    • Checkpoint conference calls will be held with Managing Partners, OMB LOB leads, and GSA LOB PM every Monday and Thursday at 8:30 am.
    • As needed LoB Task Forces will consult and communicate with interagency councils (e.g., Chief Financial Officers Council, Budget Officers Advisory Council, Chief Information Officers Council, Federal Geographic Data Committee , etc).
        • Initial, interim and final briefings
        • As needed for consultation
    The success and sustainment of the current and upcoming LoB initiatives will rely in large part on the establishment of an effective operational structure.
  • Next Steps
    • Immediate Next Steps
      • 3/17/06 – 3/23/06
        • Contractor support available to assist Task Forces with RFI development and analysis, and practitioners day
        • Subscribe to and use Collab.core.gov
      • 3/20-22/06 LOB Task Force initial meetings
        • Geospatial LOB initial meeting: March 20, 9-11:00 at DOI
        • IT Infrastructure LOB: March 21, 10-11:30 at GSA
        • Budgeting LOB: March 22, 1-3:00 at WHCC
      • 3/28/06 Develop and submit draft spend plan and Vision, Goals and Objectives, to OMB
      • 4/6/06 Develop and submit RFI to industry, government and non-profits
      • Mid April to Mid May – request agency information
    LoB managing partners need to engage the participating agencies immediately to develop the spend plan, finalize the LoB vision, and to develop the RFI.
  • Senior Agency Official for GI
    • Memorandum from Clay Johnson of OMB
    • Senior Agency Official for Geospatial Information
    • Agency-wide responsibility, accountability and authority for geospatial issues
    • Serves on FGDC Steering Committee
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Geospatial Profile for FEA
    • Developed as part of Federal Enterprise Architecture Program
    • to promote consideration of location as a component of agency business activities and processes
    • to support description and sharing of geospatial resources across organizations
    • Provides policy directions to all Federal Agencies on how to architect, invest, and implement geospatial capabilities
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Standards
    • Framework data standards finalized and submitted to in January to INCITS L1 for ANSI approval
    • Currently in a 90 day review process with the expectation of approval by late Spring
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Grants Guidance
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Governance
    • Key characteristics accepted by FGDC Steering Committee (SC)
    • As an interim step - SC Chair and Co-chair taking action to establish an Intergovernmental Subcommittee to make recommendations to SC
    • Continuing to explore the feasibility of a FACA to bring other parties into the process
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • 50 States Initiative
    • 50 States Initiative launched in the Fall
    • Category 3 of CAP providing support for Strategic and Business Plan development
    • Recipients-MN, NC, TX, LA, WV, OK, CN, WI, WY, and MD
    • Workshop at the Mid-Year with NSDI Liaisons
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Imagery for the Nation
    • NSGIC and NDOP refined proposal prepared by NSGIC
    • FGDC Steering Committee requested the establishment of an Executive Steering Group to evaluate the proposal and develop an investment strategy
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Hurricane Response
    • GIS for the Gulf is an example of integrating data into a single data model
    • Integrated databases (local, regional, national) are key
    • GOS Portal can operate in a restricted access environment
    • Delivering GIS via the Web is here – data, tools, applications
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
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  • Geospatial One Stop Portal
    • Marketplace is key to leveraging investments and partnerships
    • It is easy to publish in the GOS Marketplace
    • Populate the Marketplace with your planned investments
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Partnership Marketplace
  • Geospatial One Stop Future Plans
    • Build out the “Communities”
    • Increase State and local participation
    • Enhance search
    • Improve QA – harvesting guidance documentation
    • Enhance viewer (public, 2D, 3D)
    • Deliver of Framework Data – National Map/Project Homeland Integration
    • Pilot deployment options
  • State Liaisons
    • NSDI Partnership Offices house USGS Geospatial Liaisons
    • Liaisons represent, coordinate and implement NGPO programs and initiatives in the context of State, local, other federal agency and regional needs and strategies
    • Liaisons cultivate relationships and develop partnerships and supporting agreements as the “local face” of the NSDI and NGPO programs
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Geospatial Liaison positions to be announced to NGTOC Employees
    • Eastern Region
    • Atlanta, GA or Jackson, MS
    • Pembroke, NH or Montpelier, VT
    • Dover, DE or West Trenton, NJ
    • Urbana, IL
    • Nashville, TN or Charleston, WV
    • Indianapolis, IN
    • Troy, NY
    • Central Region
    • Lincoln, NE or Oklahoma City, OK
    • Bismark, ND or Rapid City, or Sioux Falls, SD
    • Austin, TX (replacement position)
    Western Region Phoenix, AZ or Carson City, NV Anchorage, AK
    • BENEFITS
    • Offers opportunities to NGTOC employees while still addressing the highest priorities determined in collaboration with partners
    • Expanded slate of locations offers more flexibility to potential candidates from NGTOC and may broaden the pool of applicants
    • Instead taking of a regional approach, this process provides a national and consistent approach to expanding the Liaison network in areas of high need
    Geospatial Liaison positions to be announced to NGTOC Employees
  • The National Map Successes
    • Leveraged Federal resources to develop high resolution data in urban areas
    • Nearing completion of 1:24,000-scale NHD
    • Upgrading national elevation data coverage in support of other Federal and state programs (e.g. FEMA’s map modernization program in North Carolina and Louisiana)
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Cartographic Services Contracts
    • In place since FY 2000
    • FY 2000 – FY 2005 awarded over $21.7M in DOI funds
    • FY 2001 – FY 2005 awarded over $37M in reimbursable funds
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Cartographic Services Contract
    • Current CSC2
      • Estimated funds for FY 2006 = $5-6 Million
      • Extension through end of July
      • Re-compete in progress
    • Geospatial Products and Services Contract
      • Two contract mechanisms
      • FAR Part 36 and 15 (A&E and Best Value)
      • Received extensive comment
      • All information considered as the re-competition moves forward
  • Status of Geospatial Products and Services Contract (GPSC)
    • FAR PART 36 (A&E)
    • Commerce Business Daily Synopsis Publication pending DOI approval
    • FAR Part 15 (Best Value)
    • FEDBIZOPS Announcement planned for
    • May 1, 2006
  • National Geospatial Technical Operations Center
    • Focuses the NGPO operational assets on “putting geographic knowledge at the fingertips of the nation”
    • Consolidates operations under a single leader and most functions at one location
    • Using competitive sourcing as an avenue to restructure the workforce
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Goals for NGTOC
    • Be a world-class center for geospatial activities
    • Focus on geospatial needs of the nation in the 21st century
    • Create a highly efficient, stream-lined organization
    • Accommodate role of NGPO as
      • A leading authority in geospatial information
      • Broker and facilitator of partnerships
      • Integrator and assuror of geospatial information and services
  • Competitive Sourcing
    • An element of the President’s Management Agenda
    • Process described in OMB Circular A-76
    • Subjects to competition functions that are commercial in nature and performed by the Federal government
    • Ensures maximum value to the taxpayer
    • Is not outsourcing, work force restructuring, or downsizing
  • A-76 Process
    • Preceded by preliminary planning
    • 12 months
    • FedBizOpps announcement
    • Performance Work Statement (PWS)
      • Defines work to be performed, required services in terms of outcome, measurable performance standards, and acceptable quality level
    • Most Efficient Organization (MEO)
      • Employees design a high-performance, cost-effective work group that competes with outside contractors to perform the work
    • Source Selection
    • Transition
  • NGTOC A-76 Key Dates
    • May 1 Draft PWS
    • June 7 Final PWS Released
    • June 22 Preproposal Conference
    • August 7 Final Proposals Due
    • January 5, 2007 Award Posted to FEDBIZOPS
    • March 16, 2007 Final Award
  • Mapping Sciences Job Fair April 5, 2005 USGS – Rolla Center
    • The Rolla office presently consists of approximately 140 professional employees
    • with an average tenure with the USGS mapping program of approximately 20
    • years. Positions currently at the Rolla facility include:
    IT Specialist Physical Scientist Geographer Clerical Support Facilities Management Cartographer Cartographic Technician Computer Scientist System Analyst Programmer Spatial Data Management & Integration Administration and Finance Program Analysts Management and Supervision
  • Budget Restructure
    • Proposed in President’s FY07 Budget
    • Aligns budget with current organization
    • Unifies Funding for FGDC, GOS and The National Map
    • Unified Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
    • Governance Structure for the 21 st Century
    • Incentive Based Partnerships
    • Investment Management
    • A Tapestry of Base Content
    • A System of Systems
    • Revitalized Suite of Applications, Products and Services
    • Internal Streamlining
  • Enterprise Information Budget Activity National Geospatial Program 68,855 71,393 Cooperative Topographic Mapping 68,622 4,628 4,670 Federal Geographic Data Coordination 16,635 16,900 16,989 Enterprise Information Resources 25,971 24,866 22,714 Enterprise Information Security and Technology 2007 Request 2006 Enacted 2005 Enacted Subactivity
  • Budget Highlights
    • Enterprise Information/Geography Restructure
      • Cooperative Topographic Mapping (CTM) moves to Enterprise Information
      • CTM combines with FGDC to create NGPO
      • Land Cover Mapping in Geography
      • NCAP in Geography
    • FY 2007 Proposed Changes
      • Geospatial Data Integration (-$2m)
      • Institutionalizing GOS
      • Landsat shortfall
    • Impacts of NGTOC decisions
  • Thank You!