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General availability of UBL 2.1 OASIS Standard

XMLSpy Version 2015

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UBL 2.1 Schemas

The UBL (Universal Business Language) standard from OASIS defines a common standard XML library of business documents such as purchase orders, invoices, inventory reports, and so on. Now, it’s easy to work with UBL in XMLSpy 2015, which ships with the latest version, 2.1

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tim.mcgrath

What makes UBL a good standard for e-documents?

I was asked this question recently and my response is available at: 

http://blog.tradeshift.com/the-strongest-case-ever-made-for-an-international-e-document-standard/  

UBL Technical Committee Face-to-face

Location: 
Stockholm, Sweden
Date: 
1 Dec 2014
Event Type: 
Conference

How UBL is a key part of the future for public procurement.

A guest blog by Christian Lanng published by Neelie Kroes the Vice-President of the European Commission emphasizes the significance of the EU project PEPPOL ("Pan-European Public Procurement Online") for the UK's National Health Service and other public procurement initiatives.  

PEPPOL specifications are based on profiles of UBL developed by the CEN workshop on Business Interoperability Interfaces (BII). 

 

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UBL technical committee wins first Open Standards Cup

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

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