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Formerly known as the DATA Act Information Model Schema (DAIMS), the GSDM contains the data definition standards and technical guidance for federal agencies about what data to report to USAspending.gov, including the authoritative sources of the data elements and the submission format. It is comprised of several documents including Reporting Submission Specification (RSS), Interface Definition Document (IDD), Validation Rules, and Practices and Procedures.