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Slide 1 The Universal Business Language International, royalty-free library of electronic transaction documents. Designed in an open and accountable vendor-neutral OASIS Technical Committee. Early adopter of ebXML Core Component Technical Specification. Released October 2004 http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/tc_home.php?wg_abbrev=ubl
Slide 2 ebXML UBL’s Ancestry XML EDI CBL EDIFACT X12 UBL XCBL
Slide 3 UBL 1.0 includes… Order to Invoice document schemas. Library of re-usable components. XML Naming and Design rules Basis of ATG 2 NDRs. Forms Presentations and sample documents. Small Business Subset: Simplified implementation profile for SMEs. UBL International Data Dictionary: 600 elements translated into Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.
Slide 4 English514,000,000 Spanish425,000,000 Japanese120,000,000 Korean 60,000,000 Chinese (Mandarin) 1,075,000,000 The Meaning of Internationalization
Slide 5 UBL 2.0 Extended library. –29 document types, covering… Extended Procurement Transport Using ATG2 Core Component Type library. Mapping to UN/TDED, WCO –and CEFACT CCL (Oct 2005 version) In Public Review now Release 3Q 2006.
Slide 6 Who is using UBL? We don’t know! UBL has been adopted for invoicing by the governments of Denmark and Sweden. 15 UBL 2.0 document types planned for adoption by the UK government’s Zanzibar marketplace. The UBL Certificate of Origin is being used by Pan Asia Alliance. In the U.S., pieces of UBL are being used by the U.S. Navy the U.S. IRS (the federal taxation agency) and UBL will be used in a pilot project by the Dept. of Transport.
Slide 7 Why UBL into CEFACT? Collaboration on the delivery of a common set of eBusiness document standards, built on a common library of core components and using common process models. UBL 1.0 is an OASIS standard. UBL aims to be an ISO standard. UBL has an invitation to bring the UBL activity into UN/CEFACT. There is a plan in which… (1) UBL 2.0 will be reviewed by PGs (working this week) –Recommendations for improvements –Based on the results of these reviews UN/CEFACT will determine how to recognize UBL 2.0 as an external specification following its approval as an OASIS Standard. (2) To start collaboration a common set of eBusiness document standards, built on a common library of core components and using common process models.
Slide 8 UBL Structure UBL Technical Committee OASIS Board Procurement Transportation Naming and Design Rules Human Interface Software Small Business Subset Localization: Chinese Japanese Korean Spanish Design Implementation Support
Slide 10 Milestones March 13 th CEFACT Forum March 21 st End of First Review Period (?) May 22 nd UBL Plenary (Brussels) June 26 th Second Public Review July 10 th End of Second Review August 14 th UBL Plenary (Montreal) Sept 11 th OASIS Ballot starts October 2 nd Ballot closes October 16 th OASIS UBL 2.0 Standard November UBL Plenary (Singapore)