Intelligence Discipline

Intelligence Discipline

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IC Technical Specifications

Intelligence Discipline


This CVE Encoding Specification for Intelligence Discipline (INTDIS.CES) defines detailed implementation guidance for using Extensible Markup Language (XML) to encode Intelligence Discipline (INTDIS) controlled vocabulary. The INTDIS.XML vocabulary defines values that are valid intelligence discipline. The 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 for using XML.

Compliance with this specification is measured against all aspects of the technical and documentary artifacts contained within the specification release package.

This specification is maintained by the IC Chief Information Officer via the Data Standards Coordination Activity (DSCA) and Entity Specification Tiger Team (ESTT).


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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 is designed to support the Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise (IC ITE) Increment 1 Implementation Plan.

This specification provides a common, consistent way to encode Intelligence Discipline controlled vocabulary.