The document contains information to help users understand what a conceptual model is. It provides guides to help understand GSIM, explains how GSIM can be used as a communication tool and describes the steps to be taken to implement GSIM at a business and technical level. The document also includes information on how some early adopters of GSIM intend to use the model. This document should be read in conjunction with either the GSIM Communication paper or the GSIM Specification.
This is aimed at metadata specialists, information architects and solutions architects. This document includes descriptions of information in a statistical organization. There are also a number of annexes, which include information about the the GSIM extension methodology, links and influences of existing standards, a glossary and UML class diagrams.
This file is for users who want to fully explore the UML model. You need to have the Enterprise Architect program installed. Extracts from the UML can be found in Annex D of the GSIM Specification
This page contains the glossary of GSIM information objects (this is also found in Annex C of the GSIM Specification).
This page contains presentations that have been given at various conferences and workshops, as well as a number of posters which can be used to promote and explain GSIM.
This page contains the source diagrams used in the GSIM documentation and presentations. Statistical organisations can use these to create organisation specific versions of documents etc