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ebXML - A Critical Analysis


The 18-month ebXML joint initiative between UN/CEFACT and OASIS was declared officially completed May 11, 2001. Now that it is over, it is time to take a look at what it accomplished. This series presents an analysis of the products of ebXML, its success in achieving its stated objectives, and an assessment of the long-term impact of the initiative.


  1. Setting the Stage - Understanding ebXML in Context
  2. Overview of the ebXML Architectures
  3. ebXML and Interoperability
  4. ebXML and SMEs
  5. Market Impact of the ebXML Infrastructure Specifications, and Update
  6. Process Modeling for e-Business
  7. ebXML Core Components - the master data dictionary
  8. ebXML - The Road Ahead

Last updated August 21, 2006


Disclaimer: Although the analysis and opinions expressed herein were formed as a result of my participation in ebXML as a team leader, they are entirely my own and do not represent an official position of ebXML or any other organization. See further details in my disclaimer.