Production Metrics

Production Metrics

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IC Technical Specifications

Production Metrics


The XML CVE Encoding Specification for Production Metrics (PM.XML) defines detailed implementation guidance for using Extensible Markup Language (XML) to encode Production Metrics (PM) controlled vocabulary. This Controlled Vocabulary Enumeration (CVE) Encoding Specification (CES) defines the XML elements and attributes, associated structures and relationships, mandatory and cardinality requirements, and permissible values for representing data concepts using XML.


This specification is maintained by the IC Chief Information Officer via the Data Standards Coordination Activity (DSCA) and Common Metadata Standards Tiger Team (CMSTT).


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Mission Requirements


This specification is designed to fulfill a number of requirements in support of the transformational efforts of the Intelligence Community. Many of these requirements are articulated in IC Directives 203, 206, 208, 501, and 710, among others.


This specification defines Production Metrics related CVEs including Subjects. It contains common valid production metrics for Access Control.