ZapNote: Commerce.Net
While there no doubt are more than a handful of XML-based eBusiness and e-Commerce specifications, OBI differentiates itself by focusing on the business processes and data sets required to support catalog, configurator, and other e-Procurement transactions expressed in ANSI x12, UN/EDIFACT 96A and XML. The OBI specification facilitates Internet-based transactions between trading partners, particularly with key contracted suppliers of commodity goods and services. The standard specifically targets the transactions of indirect materials, including maintenance, repair, operations (MRO) materials, and office and laboratory supplies.[hide -2]Download File[/hide][hide +1]Purchase: $395[/hide]…

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ZapNote: The Open Travel Alliance (OTA)
The Open Travel Alliance (OTA) was created less than two years ago as a means for creating a set of standards for the hospitality and travel industries. Their first deliverable is an XML-based specification that covers the various needs of airline, hotel, car, and entertainment facilities. And two organizations, Viata and Outrigger Hotels, are making the most of their commitment to open standards in the hospitality industries by adopting OTA.[hide -2]Download File[/hide][hide +1]Purchase: $395[/hide]…

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ZapNote: The Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
Sharing financial and business information within and external to a business is often a challenge. Preparing financial statements for filing, printing, or web display often means that this same information would need to be re-entered multiple times. Furthermore, once this information is published, searching and extracting components of the financial information can be a challenge. The Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is an open, freely licensed specification that uses XML to describe financial statements for both public and private companies. The format provides a standard format in which users can prepare business and financial reports that can be subsequently presented in a variety of ways.[hide -2]Download File[/hide][hide +1]Purchase: $395[/hide]…

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