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  • Number of proposals by category 18 Category 1: FGDC-Endorsed Standards Implementation Assistance and Outreach 6 Category 2: Framework Client Development 16 Category 3: Fifty States Initiative 5 Category 4: Geo-Enabled Federal Businesses Initiative 28 Category 5: Geographic Information Integration
  • Number of proposals by category 18 Category 1: FGDC-Endorsed Standards Implementation Assistance and Outreach 6 Category 2: Framework Client Development 16 Category 3: Fifty States Initiative 5 Category 4: Geo-Enabled Federal Businesses Initiative 28 Category 5: Geographic Information Integration
  • FGDC

    1. 1. FGDC Activities Update National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) Midyear Conference March 26, 2007
    2. 2. 2007 Goals <ul><li>Implement Geospatial Line of Business </li></ul><ul><li>Launch The National Geospatial Advisory Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Expand the 50 States Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Expand International Collaboration and Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance Geospatial One-Stop </li></ul><ul><li>Advance Development & Acceptance of Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Advance Imagery for the Nation </li></ul>
    3. 3. FGDC Activities Update <ul><li>Geospatial Line of Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Imagery for the Nation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>National Geospatial Advisory Committee </li></ul><ul><li>2007 CAP Grants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50 States Initiative </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Geospatial LoB – Vision and Goals <ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>The Nation’s interests are served, and the core missions of Federal agencies and their partners are [met] supported , through the effective and efficient development, provision, and interoperability of geospatial data and services. </li></ul><ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Productive intergovernmental collaboration for geospatial-related activities and investments across all sectors and levels of government. </li></ul><ul><li>Optimized and standardized common geospatial functions, services, and processes that are responsive to customers </li></ul><ul><li>Cost efficient acquisition, processing, and access to geospatial data and information </li></ul>
    5. 5. Geo LoB Guiding Lights <ul><li>The Geo LoB will pursue efficiencies and standardization of geospatial data and services with a business-driven focus . </li></ul><ul><li>Using the Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA), the Geo LoB is identifying opportunities to effectively reduce the cost of government and improve service to citizens through business performance improvements. </li></ul><ul><li>The Geo LoB will work to develop processes and solutions to support agencies missions by integrating geospatial data with business applications, exponentially improving the value of data analysis and improving decision making. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Geospatial LoB Implementation <ul><li>Geo LOB </li></ul><ul><li>- management and operational framework to plan and invest more effectively </li></ul><ul><li>- objective to identify common solutions to address the various business needs </li></ul>
    7. 7. Geospatial LoB Implementation <ul><li>Common Solutions and Target Architecture Document </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Business Case </li></ul><ul><li>Program Management Office </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Pass Back Milestones to Facilitate Geo LoB Implementation </li></ul>
    8. 8. Common Solution Framework Enhanced Governance Implement Performance Accountability and Compliance Mechanisms Planning & Investment Strategy Coordinated Budget Planning, Acquisition, and Labor Cost Avoidance Optimize & Standardize Shared and Reusable Geospatial and Geo- enabled Business Data and Services defines responsibilities and accountability for frames and implements asset base for coordinated use enforces coordinated lifecycle for improves effectiveness of define assets for
    9. 9. Key Benefits Summary <ul><li>Clarified performance responsibilities and accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of a more collaborative and performance oriented culture </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-mission delivery capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>More effective investments through increased sharing and reuse </li></ul><ul><li>Nationally significant data managed as a Federal portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Better service to agencies and citizens through increased functionality and more coordinated access to geospatial information </li></ul><ul><li>Improved data, services, and tools </li></ul>
    10. 10. Geospatial LoB Implementation <ul><li>Key Geo LoB Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Program Management Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance Management Strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Requirements Strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Requirements Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investment Management Strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investment Management Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolio Management Strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LoB Business Architecture </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Geospatial LoB Implementation <ul><li>Geo LoB Program Management Office (PMO) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing PMO Con Ops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Approximately 6-7 FTEs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Policy direction from the FGDC Steering Committee </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Management oversight by the the FGDC Coordination Group (currently the Geo Lob Task Force) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Administered by the FGDC Secretariat </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plan is to physically locate at the USGS </li></ul></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Geospatial LoB Implementation <ul><li>OMB 2007 Budget Passback Language Guidance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define a common set of investment definitions by December 30, 2006 . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agencies should update and report to OMB by March 30, 2007 , their inventories of geospatial data and systems – the Budget Data Request </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NSDI data theme steward agencies, as identified in OMB Circular A-16, should also provide a status and planned development baseline for each of the 34 A-16 datasets, including establishment of target dates, costs, and tasks for completing each dataset. ( milestone TBD ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agencies should continue to support the development of the Geo LoB in FY07 and FY08 at the funding levels described in the the Joint business Case. </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Imagery for the Nation <ul><li>Cost Benefit Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Being conducted by Perot Systems with USGS and USDA guidance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews completed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial information being collected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis beginning soon -- final products by June 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Endorsements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>14 state councils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 organizations </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. National Geospatial Advisory Committee <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Drivers for establishing the NGAC: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FGDC “Future Directions” Governance Report (2005) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intergovernmental, public-private study team recommended establishment of a national geospatial coordination body </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geospatial Line of Business initiative (2006) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OMB-driven management improvement initiative concurred with need to broaden NSDI governance process </li></ul></ul></ul>
    15. 15. FGDC Actions <ul><li>FGDC & partners reviewed several options to implement governance committee, developed consensus on FACA committee approach </li></ul><ul><li>FGDC Steering Committee approved establishment of Committee (October 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>FGDC has developed draft committee charter and Call for Nominations notice </li></ul>
    16. 16. Role of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee <ul><li>NGAC will be an advisory committee established through Federal Advisory Committee Act </li></ul><ul><li>NGAC will provide advice and recommendations to the Federal Geographic Data Committee, through the FGDC Chair (Secretary of the Interior or designee), related to management of Federal and national geospatial programs, the development of the NSDI, and the implementation of OMB Circular A-16 and Executive Order 12906 </li></ul><ul><li>The Committee will review and comment upon geospatial policy and management issues and will provide a forum to convey views representative of non-federal stakeholders in the geospatial community </li></ul>
    17. 17. NGAC Operations <ul><li>NGAC will report to FGDC Chair (DOI Secretary), acting on behalf of FGDC Steering Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary of the Interior will appoint NGAC members </li></ul><ul><li>Members will serve 2-year terms, may be reappointed </li></ul><ul><li>Committee to meet 3-4 times per year </li></ul><ul><li>USGS to provide management/administrative support </li></ul><ul><li>USGS to provide travel/per diem funding for committee members </li></ul>
    18. 18. Draft NGAC Charter - Membership <ul><li>*Excerpt from 2-6-07 Draft NGAC Charter (p. 2) </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Committee will be comprised of approximately 20-25 representatives, who will be selected to generally achieve a balanced representation of the viewpoints of the various stakeholders involved in national geospatial activities and the development of the NSDI. Selection of Committee members will include consideration of geographic balance. The Committee membership will include balanced representation from among, but not limited to, the following stakeholder groups involved in the geospatial community: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>County government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City/Municipal government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tribal government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private Sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geospatial professional associations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geospatial non-profits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geospatial academic organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>… Representatives from Federal agencies may serve as voting or non-voting members of the Committee.” </li></ul>
    19. 19. Call for Nominations <ul><li>Call for Nominations will be issued by FGDC Chair (45 day response period) and distributed broadly (Federal Register, FGDC mail lists, partner mail lists, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals, not organizations, will be appointed to the committee </li></ul><ul><li>Nominations should include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A statement summarizing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in Committee membership, and describing the nominee’s ability to represent a stakeholder group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A biographical sketch, resume, or vita </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A list of three references or endorsements </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Next Steps <ul><li>3/07: FGDC Chair issues Call for Nominations (45 day response period) </li></ul><ul><li>4/07: Review team analyzes nominations, makes recommendations to DOI Office of the Secretary </li></ul><ul><li>5/07: DOI Office of Secretary reviews recommendations, makes membership selections </li></ul><ul><li>6/07: Committee documentation (final charter, appointment letters, etc) finalized </li></ul><ul><li>6/07: Notice of Committee establishment is posted in Federal Register for 15 days </li></ul><ul><li>Following 15-day FR notice period, committee meetings may be held </li></ul>
    21. 21. Resources/Contacts <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Draft NGAC Charter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.fgdc.gov/participation/steering-committee/meeting-minutes/feb07-sc/faca-charter-draft </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Draft NGAC Call for Nominations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.fgdc.gov/participation/steering-committee/meeting-minutes/feb07-sc/nominations-draft </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FGDC Future Directions Report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. fgdc . gov / policyandplanning /future-directions/action-plans/Final%20Draft%20FD-GOV%20Report%205-31-05.doc </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geospatial Line of Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/egov/c-6-8-glob.html </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ivan DeLoatch, Staff Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>( [email_address] , 703-648-5752) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John Mahoney, Chief, Partnerships and External Coordination, USGS National Geospatial Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>( [email_address] , 206-220-4621) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    22. 22. 2007 NSDI CAP <ul><li>73 proposals received </li></ul><ul><li>26 projects funded </li></ul><ul><li>$1,118,775 awarded </li></ul>
    23. 23. 2007 NSDI CAP <ul><li>Category 1: FGDC-Endorsed Standards Implementation Assistance and Outreach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>7 awards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category 2: Framework Client Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 awards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category 3: Fifty States Initiative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11 awards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category 4: Geo-Enabled Federal Businesses Initiative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 awards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category 5: Geographic Information Integration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 awards </li></ul></ul>
    24. 24. 2007 NSDI CAP
    25. 25. 2007 NSDI CAP <ul><li>50 States Initiatives (11 Awards) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>California </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Florida </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Iowa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Illinois </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indiana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Missouri </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>South Dakota </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utah </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vermont </li></ul></ul>
    26. 26. 50 States Initiative <ul><li>Eleven States Awarded in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Strategic and Business Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Will Inform the Geo LoB Process </li></ul>
    27. 27. <ul><li>NSGIC Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing “on-demand” assistance to states </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2006 state baseline survey released </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2007 state measurements being formulated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Next phase of program -- development of public relations materials designed for elected officials and government executives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PR materials available this spring </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GITA developing new ROI materials and participating in 2007 training </li></ul>Fifty States Initiative
    28. 28. 2007 NSDI CAP <ul><li>For more information see http://www.fgdc.gov/grants/2007CAP </li></ul><ul><li>Gita Urban-Mathieux (CAP Contact) </li></ul><ul><li>703-648-5175 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    29. 29. NSDI CAP Contact <ul><li>Gita Urban-Mathieux </li></ul><ul><li>703-648-5175 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    30. 30. <ul><li>Thank You!! </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>