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Browse standards, models, diagrams, and other artifacts, based on the type of artifact.

Approved NIHRFCs

NIH standards and best practices approved and published through the NIH Request for Comments (NIHRFC) process.


NIH standards that specify products, technologies, or protocols in use or planned, as well as those earmarked to be retired or contained.

Business Process Models

Graphical representations that illustrate aspects of NIH’s current or future operations.

Data Models

Data models represent an abstract view of the real world; a higher level NIH data artifact that is often used to explore domain concepts with NIH stakeholders.


A design idea that can be reused and leveraged across NIH.


High level statements of the fundamental values that guide NIH’s IT decision-making and activities.

Regulatory and Policy Drivers

Legislative, presidential, departmental, and agency regulations and policies that impact information technology development at NIH.