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Subject: RE: Fantasies
EWG and X12 are Business Collaboration in practice. In the past, they have been separate efforts. Now they are practicing what they preach - work together to reach a common understanding of the business processes and develop a standard method for expressing those processes - through their joint core component initiative.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Haugen [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 7:57 AM
> To: 'CRAWFORD, Mark'; 'ebXML Core' (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: Fantasies
> Mark Crawford:
> >With all due respect
> >to our ebXML brethren in the technical project teams, they
> are creating
> >interconnectivity - not interoperability. The
> interoperability piece will
> >only come with standardization of the payload, not the
> wrapper and means for
> >exchanging it.
> I agree, but standardized business collaboration processes are
> required for interoperability, too. ebXML is not developing those,
> either. It's developing the specifications for how to design the
> processes, and a catalog (survey and cross-reference) of existing
> business processes from many sources, but some other group
> will need to develop the standard processes and link them to
> standard payloads for real business process interoperability.
> Is the joint EWG/X12 Core Component initiative going to
> include business collaboration processes?
> Bob Haugen
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