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UN/CEFACT Reference Data Models – Reuse and specify ready-to-use building blocks for your data model – Free webinar

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12. April @ 11:00 12:00 CEST

The UN/CEFACT Reference Data Models bridge two domains within the International Supply Chain, namely the Transport and Logistics domain and the Supply Chain and Procurement domain. In terms of content, they provide a unifying framework for consolidating the constituent data models of these two domains. Importantly for users, the unified framework addresses any overlap between the concepts used in their different contexts. From a technical perspective, the Reference Data Models provide a unique semantic electronic tool. Ready-made building blocks are provided that can be reused and further specified.

Hands on customisation and reuse of UN/CEFACT Reference Data Models (RDMs)

The Reference Data Models share the same base of components from the UN Core Component Library (UN CCL). These components are interlinked, but applied differently due to varying context and semantics between international sales and transport contracts, information exchanges and business practices.

The webinar will provide an opportunity to get to know the different core component objects of the Reference Data Models (RDMs) and receive comprehensive information on the concept, methodology and benefits of the RDMs. This introduction is followed by a practical part in which we show you how you can reuse the reference data model for your supply chain data exchange implementations with GEFEG.FX software. Using a practical example, we present how to create your own company/organization’s implementation guidelines based on the RDMs in the distribution repository.

Topics of our webinar on “CEFACT Reference Data Models – Reuse and specify ready-to-use building blocks for your data model”

In this webinar you will learn how to …

  • Reuse the GEFEG.FX UN/CEFACT global reference data models distribution data to design customised data exchanges with  cross-border supply chain business partners
  • Contextualize and restrict your usages of the reference data models
  • Incorporate customer/user specific data requirements and business context
  • Generate XML schemas for data exchange implementation following the UNCEFACT Core Component Technical Specifications (CCTS) Naming and Design Rules
  • Create and generate human-readable documentation with templates


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Who should participate?

International Supply Chain actors who need to plan and implement data exchanges with commercial partners and cross-border authorities based on UNCEFACT Reference Data Models benefitting from the unique customisation functionalities provided by GEFEG.FX.

What should you already know?

General knowledge about data modelling. UN/CEFACT standards and publications.

How much time will the webinar take?

Approx. 50 to 60 minutes

Free Free of charge

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