Jagdip Grewal, Chief Technical Architect, NHS Connecting for Health, presented at the OASIS Open Standards forum in London. Connecting for Health is a large scale deployment of ebXML Messaging. Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions are a five hundred messages per second. This may go up to seven hundred, the audience was told.
The ballot for OASIS Standard vote for ebXML Messaging version 3.0, part 1, was passed with 81 members voting, all positive.
Seems that the more things change - the more they stay the same. While WSDL provides a lightweight collaboration model - getting those WSDL definitions to match can sometimes be quite a challenge.
Three open source projects for ebXML all announced new releases and features this past week.
For more details see - http://ebxmlforum.blogspot.com/
The global eBusiness domain presents challenges for open standards and technology as the landscape is diverse, widely distributed and heterogeneous. That it important to understand in the the standards that are developed and their integration into products, services and solutions.