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The Meaning of UBL: The Value of a Semantic Data Model

There has been increasing interest in the standards community about the value and use of conceptual data models to support messaging standards – separating the conceptual business view from the technical implementation artifacts. This article supports this view using UBL as a reference. 

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General availability of UBL 2.1 OASIS Standard

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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The ‘European standard on electronic invoicing’

European public sector to adopt a standard semantic data model for electronic invoicing

 

A few years ago I posted an article about the confusion surrounding standardizing on electronic invoice formats in Europe[1]. I am pleased to note that the European Commission has not been idle.  On March 11 2014, after several years of conferences, expert groups, forums and workshops, the European Parliament approved a new directive on electronic invoicing in public procurement[2].

 

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CEN BII3 meeting

Location: 
Stockholm, Sweden
Date: 
2 Dec 2014 - 4 Dec 2014
Event Type: 
Meeting

Exchange Summit

Location: 
Barcelona, Spain
Date: 
6 Oct 2014 - 7 Oct 2014
Event Type: 
Conference
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