OASIS ebXML Messaging Services TC publishes SAML Conformance Clause for AS4/ebMS3 V1.0 as a Committee Specification.
The draft Network Code on Interoperability and Data Exchange Rules for European Gas Transmission Networks delivered to the European Commission (EC) on 11 September 2013 specifies that “AS4 shall be used as common data exchange protocol for document based data exchanges”. A usage profile has been posted which defines an ENTSOG AS4 Profile that aims to support cross-enterprise collaboration in the gas sector using secure and reliable exchange of business documents based on the AS4 standard.
CEN CWA 16667 Reference Architecture 2.0 for eBusiness harmonisation in Textile/Clothing and Footwear sectors
The European Standards Organization CEN has published the CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) 16667, Reference Architecture 2.0 for eBusiness harmonisation in Textile/Clothing and Footwear sectors. It offers a Guideline of the updated Reference Architecture (RA) for the eBusiness harmonisation in the Textile Clothing and Footwear sectors as it results from the activities of the CEN Workshop “eBusiness in the textile, clothing and footwear sectors (WS eBIZ)”.
Making this move will make it easier for software developers to provide SBR-enabled software and encourage more businesses to take up electronic commerce.