Business Semantic Interoperability – Part 2

In part 1 I talked about the technical solutions that are all about interoperability at the interchange level, more precise, at the message standards level.  Sadly, message developers in different standards organizations, such as OASIS (UBL), OAG, GS1 (formally EAN-UCC), SWIFT, UN/CEFACT and ASC X12 , missed the golden opportunity in creating a single standardized core component library (CCL), such as the UN/CEFACT CCL, for globally and cross-sectorial use. Instead we have many libraries, that are based on the ebXML Core Component Technical Specification (CCTS) but are still not 100% interoperable because of flexibility of the specification. Continue reading “Business Semantic Interoperability – Part 2”