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CYBER-IDENTITY is key to the further development of the electronic world.
UNIQUE BUSINESS IDENTIFIERS based on international standard identifier schemes and their registries are fundamentally important for eBusiness and eGovernment.
A blog posting by David Connelly, CEO at Open Applications Group, on the joint OAGi and OASIS webinar highlighting OAGIS BODs using the AS4 profile.
Connectivity to small and medium-sized companies that cannot afford, or lack the skills, to operate an AS2 messaging gateway server successfully, remains a challenge for many companies. Recently, the new AS4 B2B protocol was developed. It has all the functionality that AS2 offers today, but also provides better support for SMEs and is based on more modern Web Services technology.
According to a press release by Covast, the Covast ebXML Message Service Adapter for Microsoft BizTalk Server has been adopted by Helse Vest IKT AS, the ICT management center for healthcare institutions in western Norway. The Norwegian healthcare sector adopted ebXML as the communication standard of choice. With the Covast ebXML Message Service Adapter, Helse Vest can exchange ebXML messages from within BizTalk Server. The whole working experience has also been improved by a new user-friendly graphic interface together with a CPA/CPP editing functionality.
Modern economy compels business organizations to optimize their operations. For such optimization, an organization often specializes in certain core areas, and may outsource non-core activities to other organizations. Such outsourcing results in complex inter-organizational business processes. The participant organizations employ diverse industry standards based on proprietary and Internet protocols to implement these processes.