The Data Management Committee (DMC) provides national leadership to develop and support national interagency standards and practices for wildland fire data management. Primary objectives include:
Assist the wildland fire business community to identify, define and standardize data that is reliable and accessible for planning, decision support, reporting and research
Support the Wildland Fire Information and Technology program by providing oversight and management of data as an enterprise asset.
Develop standards for wildland fire data, including data requirements, data governance, and data architecture that support a data exchange environment and improved efficiency in operational work and communication processes.