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Briefings (click here to expand/collapse) 

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SWIM Get Smart Sheet, June 15 2014 (PDF)
SWIM Get Smart Sheet, June 15 2014 (PDF)
Author(s): FAA SWIM Program Organization: SWIM Date Added: 06/15/2014
SWIM Program Overview and Status Update, April 24, 2014 (PDF)
SWIM Program Overview and Status Update, April 24, 2014 (PDF)
Briefing presented at FAA Industry Day, April 24, 2014
Author(s): FAA SWIM Program Organization: SWIM Date Added: 04/24/2014
Brown Bag #17: JMS Description Documents (JMSDDs), May 8, 2013 (PDF)
Brown Bag #17: JMS Description Documents (JMSDDs), May 8, 2013 (PDF)
A presentation for JMSDDs delivered on May 8, 2013
Author(s): SWIM Governance Organization: AJM-311 Date Added: 05/07/2013
SWIM FAA Aviation Industry Technical Forum 2012 Briefing (PDF)
SWIM FAA Aviation Industry Technical Forum 2012 Briefing (PDF)
Briefing given at the 2012 FAA Aviation Industry Technical Forum.
Author(s): FAA SWIM Program Organization: SWIM Date Added: 12/14/2012
Brown Bag #15: Domain Name Service (DNS) and Network Time Protocol (NTP), June 19, 2012 (MS PowerPoint)
Brown Bag #15: Domain Name Service (DNS) and Network Time Protocol (NTP), June 19, 2012 (MS PowerPoint)
Presentation for Domain Name Service (DNS) and Network Time Protocol (NTP) Brown Bag delivered on June 19, 2012.
Author(s): SWIM Governance Team and Jerry Hancock Organization: SWIM Date Added: 06/19/2012
Brown Bag #14: Service Lifecycle Management, May 9, 2012 (MS PowerPoint)
Brown Bag #14: Service Lifecycle Management, May 9, 2012 (MS PowerPoint)
Presentation for Service Lifecycle Management Brown Bag delivered on May 9, 2012.
Author(s): Organization: SWIM Date Added: 05/09/2012
SWIM Overview Presented to National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), April 23, 2012 (MS PowerPoint)
SWIM Overview Presented to National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), April 23, 2012 (MS PowerPoint)
Presentation delivered NATCA on April 23, 2012.
Author(s): Ahmad Usmani, Jim Robb Organization: SWIM Date Added: 04/26/2012
Brown Bag #13: Operational Responsiveness, February 8, 2012 (MS PowerPoint)
Brown Bag #13: Operational Responsiveness, February 8, 2012 (MS PowerPoint)
Presentation for LISA Brown Bag to be delivered on January 11, 2012.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 02/07/2012
Brown Bag #12: LISA, January 11, 2012 (MS PowerPoint)
Brown Bag #12: LISA, January 11, 2012 (MS PowerPoint)
Presentation for LISA Brown Bag to be delivered on January 11, 2012.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 01/10/2012
Brown Bag #11: Testing, December 13, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Brown Bag #11: Testing, December 13, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Presentation for Testing Brown Bag to be delivered on December 13, 2011.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 12/12/2011
Brown Bag #10: REST, November 09, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Brown Bag #10: REST, November 09, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Presentation for REST Brown Bag delivered on November 09, 2011.
Author(s): Jason Bloomberg Organization: ZapThink Date Added: 11/09/2011
SWIMposium, September 27, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
SWIMposium, September 27, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Overview of SWIM and a description of the impact of SWIM on other FAA programs.
Author(s): SWIM Team Organization: SWIM Date Added: 09/27/2011
Brown Bag #9: Complex Event Processing Part II, July 13, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Brown Bag #9: Complex Event Processing Part II, July 13, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Presentation for Complex Event Processing Part II Brown Bag to be delivered on July 13, 2011.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 07/11/2011
Brown Bag #8: Web Service Description Documents with Audio, June 8, 2011 (CFM)
Brown Bag #8: Web Service Description Documents with Audio, June 8, 2011 (CFM)
Link to the presentation for Web Service Description Dcouments Brown Bag delivered on June 8, 2011. This presentation contains audio.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 06/24/2011
Brown Bag #7: Complex Event Processing with Audio, May 11, 2011 (CFM)
Brown Bag #7: Complex Event Processing with Audio, May 11, 2011 (CFM)
Link to the presentation for Complex Event Processing Brown Bag delivered on May 11, 2011. This presentation contains audio.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 06/23/2011
Web Service Description Document Example June 8, 2011 (PDF)
Web Service Description Document Example June 8, 2011 (PDF)
Example document for Brown Bag #8 presentation.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 06/07/2011
Brown Bag #6: Messaging Design Patterns with Audio, April 14, 2011 (CFM)
Brown Bag #6: Messaging Design Patterns with Audio, April 14, 2011 (CFM)
Link to the presentation for Messaging Design Patterns Brown Bag delivered on April 14, 2011. This presentation contains audio.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 05/10/2011
Brown Bag #5: Registry/Repository in a SOA Environment, March 9, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Brown Bag #5: Registry/Repository in a SOA Environment, March 9, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Presentation for Registry/Repository in a SOA Environment Brown Bag to be delivered on March 09, 2011.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 03/08/2011
Brown Bag #4: BPM, February 9, 2011 (with Audio) (MP4)
Brown Bag #4: BPM, February 9, 2011 (with Audio) (MP4)
Video of Business Process Management presentation delivered at SOA Brown Bag #4 which includes audio. Note: This file is 52MB, please Right-Click, and Click 'Save As' to save to your computer
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 02/23/2011
Brown Bag #3: Governance of SOA (MS PowerPoint)
Brown Bag #3: Governance of SOA (MS PowerPoint)
Presentation for Governance of SOA to be delivered on January 11, 2011.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 01/11/2011

Cloud Computing (click here to expand/collapse) 

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FAA Cloud Computing Strategy, May 3, 2012 (PDF)
FAA Cloud Computing Strategy, May 3, 2012 (PDF)
Overview of FAA Cloud Computing Strategy.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 05/14/2012

Demo TIM #7, May 4, 2011 (click here to expand/collapse) 

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Program Update, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Program Update, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
FY11 accomplishments and planned activities; Service-Orientated Architecture (SOA) Governance; Cloud Computing concepts; Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking Common Terminology
Author(s): Mike Hritz, SWIM PMO Organization: ATO-P Date Added: 05/04/2011
FY12 Infrastructure Roadmap Update - Enterprise Services (Supporting Activities), May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
FY12 Infrastructure Roadmap Update - Enterprise Services (Supporting Activities), May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
SV-4b reviewed; Enterprise Services Roadmaps (7) 'swim lanes' explained; FY11 Roadmap Activities Support Activities
Author(s): Mike Hritz, ATO-P Organization: ATO-P Date Added: 05/04/2011
SWIM Laboratory Update, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
SWIM Laboratory Update, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
The two SWIM labs are described: SWIM Prototype Facility (SPF); and SWIM Integration Facility (SIF). Lab activities of each are discussed; product inventory presented including WS Stack, SC Enterprise integration patterns, message oriented middleware, COTS product registry, registry/repository, development tools, SOA test tools, SWIM COTS & FOSS WG; FUSE Product Roadmap, SWIM SVS lifecycle management. Also presented are the SWIM Registry Services creation, other implementation tasks and SIF recent work.
Author(s): Dominic (Bud) Timoteo, SWIM Implementation Organization: N/A Date Added: 05/04/2011
SWIM Web Service Security Conformance Test Kit (CTK), May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
SWIM Web Service Security Conformance Test Kit (CTK), May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
SWIM Web Service Security Conformance Test Kit (CTK) explained; Goals; key concepts; Security Profile, application matrix, test results; summary
Author(s): Dominic (Bud) Timoteo, Shoeb Jafri Organization: N/A Date Added: 05/04/2011
Net-Enabled Test Environment (NETE) Update, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Net-Enabled Test Environment (NETE) Update, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
JPDO (Joint Planning and Development Office), Net-Centric Operations Division JPDO and the Net-Centric Division Operations Division background; info sharing development strategy (including CONOPS & benefits), multi-layered model design, community of interest, interagency opportunities. Net-Enable Test Environment (NETE) overview, baseline modeling task, measures of effectiveness, federated infrastructure, ongoing demos: comms validation; info exchange (semantic registry, ontology portal, demos).
Author(s): Germaine Forbes,Dr. Wen Zhu Organization: N/A Date Added: 05/04/2011
Net Enabled Operations - Spiral II, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Net Enabled Operations - Spiral II, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Net Enabled Operations for AJP-67's Spiral II concept and keyplayers, goals, accomplishments, link to UAS (FAA Flight Standards)
Author(s): Westley Wright Organization: AJP-67 Date Added: 05/04/2011
NCOIC GEOINT Community Cloud, May 4, 2011 (PDF)
NCOIC GEOINT Community Cloud, May 4, 2011 (PDF)
Net Centric Operations Industry Consortium and National Geospatial Intel Agency Cloud Project explained. Cloud OV-1, operations concept, challenges, GEOINT Hybrid Cloud Experiment w/ NCOIC Lab Interoperability Pattern, cryptographic data splitting, prototype use case, approved implementation standards, DOD IT Standards Registry, common cloud management platform and architecture decisions
Author(s): John Prichard, Kevin Jackson, Victor Brown Organization: NJVC, IBM, NCOIC Date Added: 05/04/2011
Update on Aviation Testbeds and Pilot Activities in OGC, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Update on Aviation Testbeds and Pilot Activities in OGC, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Open Geospatial Consortium background, interoperability process, compliance testing, web services testbed (#6&7), interoperability initiatives, FAA Special Activity Airspace (SAA) Dissemination Pilot, SAA Pilot scenarios, WFS, other scenarios and ideas reviewed
Author(s): Dr. Nadine Alameh Organization: Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Date Added: 05/04/2011
Demos & Prototypes Info Exchange Briefing, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Demos & Prototypes Info Exchange Briefing, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Discussion of SWIM Segment 2 concept from Harris’ perspective. The evolution of SWIM in the NAS architecture; DEX integration in the NAS is reviewed. SWIM SV-4 discussed.
Author(s): Henry Smith Organization: Harris Date Added: 05/04/2011
SWIM Governance and the Services Life Cycle, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
SWIM Governance and the Services Life Cycle, May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
SWIM Governance explained, responsibility and process to accomplish Lifecycle alignment to AMS, proposed definitions, stages and other stages.
Author(s): Paul Jackson, Jim Robb Organization: SWIM Governance, SWIM Systems Engineering Date Added: 05/04/2011
Aircraft Access to SWIM (AAtS), May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Aircraft Access to SWIM (AAtS), May 4, 2011 (MS PowerPoint)
Aircraft Access to SWIM (AAtS) overview, FY11 planned activity, notional architecture, outreach study, FY12-13 projected activities
Author(s): Mike Hritz, Matt de Ris, Steve Hobbs Organization: SWIM Evolution and Coordination, North Star Group LLC Date Added: 05/04/2011

Newsletters (click here to expand/collapse) 

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SWIM Newsletter - Edition Seven, September, 2012 (PDF)
SWIM Newsletter - Edition Seven, September, 2012 (PDF)
Issue 7 of The Current, the SWIM Program Newsletter.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 10/10/2012
SWIM Newsletter - Edition Six, September, 2011 (PDF)
SWIM Newsletter - Edition Six, September, 2011 (PDF)
Issue 6 of The Current, the SWIM Program Newsletter.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 10/11/2011
SWIM Newsletter - Edition Five, March, 2011 (PDF)
SWIM Newsletter - Edition Five, March, 2011 (PDF)
Issue 5 of The Current, the SWIM Program Newsletter.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 04/26/2011

Reference Documents (click here to expand/collapse) 

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SWIM Solution Guide (PDF)
SWIM Solution Guide (PDF)
This SWIM Solution Guide provides a high-level description of NEMS and a description of how NEMS services and features can be used by the FAA programs that plan to provide service content or consume services. This document was originally produced for the FAA by The Mitre Corporation, McLean VA.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 07/11/2013

FAA Standards Developed By SWIM (click here to expand/collapse) 

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FAA-STD-063: XML Namespaces (PDF)
FAA-STD-063: XML Namespaces (PDF)
Requirements for namespaces in XML documents.
Author(s): Organization: SWIM Date Added: 08/27/2012
FAA-STD-064: Web Service Registration (PDF)
FAA-STD-064: Web Service Registration (PDF)
Requirements for registering services and minimum content for documenting services.
Author(s): Organization: SWIM Date Added: 08/27/2012
FAA-STD-065: Web Service Description Documents (PDF)
FAA-STD-065: Web Service Description Documents (PDF)
Minimum content for documenting properties and capabilities of web services.
Author(s): Organization: SWIM Date Added: 08/27/2012
FAA-STD-066: Web Taxonomies (PDF)
FAA-STD-066: Web Taxonomies (PDF)
Minimum set of taxonomies to categorize service metadata.
Author(s): Organization: Date Added: 08/27/2012
FAA-STD-070: Preparation of Web Service Requirements Documents (PDF)
FAA-STD-070: Preparation of Web Service Requirements Documents (PDF)
Content and structure of a Web Service Requirements Document (WSRD).
Author(s): Organization: SWIM Date Added: 08/27/2012
FAA-HDBK-008: Using FAA Standards to Describe and Register Web Services (PDF)
FAA-HDBK-008: Using FAA Standards to Describe and Register Web Services (PDF)
This Handbook describes processes for defining, documenting and registering Web service metadata (information about Web services) in a standard and uniform way. It outlines procedures for initiating, developing, seeking approval of, registering and maintaining FAA Web services metadata.
Author(s): Organization: SWIM Date Added: 08/27/2012
FAA-STD-073: Preparation of Java Messaging Service Description Documents (PDF)
FAA-STD-073: Preparation of Java Messaging Service Description Documents (PDF)
Content and structure of a Web Service Requirements Document (WSRD).
Author(s): Organization: SWIM Date Added: 09/30/2013
NEMS Jump-Start Kit (ZIP)
NEMS Jump-Start Kit (ZIP)
NEMS Jump-Start Kit
Author(s): Organization: SWIM Date Added: 06/16/2014