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This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the UBL OASIS Standard. UBL defines a royalty-free library of standard electronic XML business documents such as purchase orders and invoices. This is a community-driven site, and the public is encouraged to contribute content. Find the appropriate area to contribute to by hovering your pointer over the site area titles listed in orange banner above. This will briefly reveal the area description in a small pop-up box. For more detail, please see our policies and descriptions regarding posting content to certain areas.

General availability of UBL 2.1 OASIS Standard

UBL is now being balloted as a draft international standard by ISO/IEC

ISO/IEC JTC 1 is Joint Technical Committee 1 of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Its purpose as a technical committee is to develop, maintain, promote, and facilitate standards in the fields of information technology (IT) and Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
ISO/IEC 19845 is the work item of ISO/IEC JTC 1 to approve OASIS Universal Business Language Version 2.1 as an ISO/IEC Standard through their Publicly Available Specification (PAS) process.

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IBM PEPPOL B2B integration - based on UBL

UBL FAQ

1. What is UBL?

2. Where did UBL come from?

3. Where does UBL stand at this point?

4. Is UBL a 'true' global standard for electronic business?

5. How can I get the UBL 2.1 package, and what's in it?

6. How much will it cost to use UBL?

7. Where can I discuss UBL with other users?

8. Who owns UBL?

9. Is the UBL effort still open to participation?

10. Can UBL be customized to meet specific business requirements?

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UK National Health Service to mandate use of PEPPOL (and UBL) messaging

A tutorial for creating schemas following UBL NDR

UBL TC member Oriol Bausa has written a short tutorial on the use of Crane's tools to create XSD schemas from CCTS business information entities.

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2014 WCO IT Conference & Exhibition

Location: 
Brisbane, AU
Date: 
5 May 2014 - 7 May 2014
Event Type: 
Conference

IT4Fashion 2014, Information Technology supporting Fashion

Location: 
Florence, Italy
Date: 
3 Apr 2014
Event Type: 
Conference

How UBL is impacting global supply chains with Tradeshift

Tradeshift CEO & Co-founder, Christian Lanng recently spoke about the future of supply chains in the digital age. See the video link below...

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The Meaning of UBL (continued): Do I understand you correctly?

On 15th April 1912 the passenger ship Titanic hit an iceberg and sank with the loss of nearly 1500 lives.  Some claim that communication failures were as significant as anything else in scale of the tragedy.

According to Neal McEwen writing in the Telegraph Office Magazine…

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