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CSA ISO/IEC 15944-20

2016 Edition, January 1, 2016

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Information technology - Business Operational View - Part 20: Linking business operational view to functional service view

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  • Revision: 2016 Edition, January 1, 2016
  • Published Date: January 2016
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: CSA Group (CSA)
  • Page Count: 47
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

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ISO/IEC 15944-20 specifies the properties of Base Functional Specification View (FSV) Standards in order to best meet the requirements of the Business Operational View (BOV) with interoperable implementations. Base FSV standards exhibiting these properties support business transactions beyond those that are in compliance with Open-edi scenarios (OeS). Additional beneficial business transactions may also be supported between a given IT system and IT system(s) outside of the Open-edi scenarios for which they were designed.

These base FSV standards address those aspects of interoperability between IT systems used among Parties of the Open-edi Community participating in the scenario. Examples of such standards include the choreography of interchanges among systems, and the foundational structure and syntax used to express Information Bundles (IB) in the interchanges.


ISO/IEC 15944-20 does not specify the properties of FSV implementations related to the interfaces of the Open-edi support infrastructure (OeSI) to the technology of the Information Processing Domain (IPD) in which they are being used. Those are the interfaces of the services offered to Decision Making Applications (DMA), and to the inter-working of the Open-edi support entities (OeSE) of the OeSI. How these OeSEs interact are self-contained within a Party's IPD and have no interworking relationship with those OeSEs of other IT system(s) in the scenario.

The Open-edi Reference Model (ISO/IEC 14662:2010, Clause 0.3) observes the following regarding interoperability:

Only the external behaviour of Open-edi Parties affects the interoperability of Open-edi Systems.