Policies, Standards, and Specifications

Governance Policies and Associated Documents

Governance Policies and Associated Documents
SWIM Governance Policies Version 3.1 (February 6, 2020) (PDF) Specifies the policies, rules, and standards for identifying, designing, implementing, deploying, and managing the resources, assets, and processes that are enabled and/or supported by the SWIM program.
SWIM Governance Policies Waiver Request (PDF) The template for requesting a waiver from SWIM Governance.

Standards and Specifications

Current

FAA Standard Practices
FAA-STD-065 Rev. B, Preparation of Web Service Description Documents (July 15, 2019) (PDF) Specifies the minimum acceptable content for preparing FAA Web Service Description Documents (WSDD).
FAA-STD-073A, Preparation of Java Messaging Service Description Documents (December 9, 2019) (PDF) Specifies the minimum acceptable content for preparing FAA Java Messaging Service Description Documents (JMSDD)
FAA-STD-074, Preparation of Service Requirements Documents (July 20, 2020) (PDF) Specifies the minimum acceptable content for preparing solution-independent Service Requirements Documents (SRD).
FAA-STD-075, Creating Service Identifiers (June 29, 2021) (PDF) Specifies requirements for creating globally-unique, persistent httpURI-based identifiers for FAA services.
How to Write a Service Requirements Document (February 11, 2021) (PDF) An instructional example of a set of service requirements developed as prescribed by FAA-STD-074. The example SRD contains requirements for a fictitious "Flight Plan Service (FPS)" used to file and modify a flight plan.
SWIM-002, Syntax and Processing of XML-Based Documents in the Context of SWIM-Enabled Services, Software Specification, Version 1.0 (June 16, 2015) (PDF) Provides requirements and guidelines for the preparation and publishing of XML-based documents intended for use in the context of FAA's SWIM program.
SWIM-005, Artifacts Versioning for SWIM-enabled Services, Software Specification, Version 1.0.0 (December 18, 2015) (PDF) Provides requirements and guidelines for managing multiple releases (versions) of service artifacts in the context of FAA's SWIM program.
Concept of Operations SWIM Service Level Management (SSLM), Version 1.0.0 (October 27, 2022) Outlines a proposed process and framework for conducting Service Level Management (SLM) in the context of SWIM.

Superseded or Retired

Superseded or Retired Examples
FAA-STD-065 Rev. A, Preparation of Web Service Description Documents (July 1, 2013) [Superseded by Revision B] (PDF) Specifies the minimum acceptable content for preparing FAA Web Service Description Documents (WSDD).
FAA-STD-070, Preparation of Web Service Requirements Documents (July 12, 2012) [Superseded by FAA-STD-074] (PDF) Specifies the minimum acceptable content for preparing FAA Web Service Requirements Documents (WSRD).
FAA-STD-073, Preparation of Java Messaging Service Description Documents (January 29, 2014) [Superseded by Revision A] (PDF) Specifies the minimum acceptable content for preparing FAA Java Messaging Service Description Documents (JMSDD)
Last updated: Friday, July 28, 2023