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Wiki home page for the OASIS Enterprise Business Documents Subcommittee

Welcome! The URL for this page is: http://wiki.oasis-open.org/dita/BusDocs

The formal name of the subcommittee is "The OASIS DITA Enterprise Business Documents Subcommittee".

Required Disclaimer for all exploratory documents produced by DITA Subcommittees including the content of this wiki:

"This document reflects exploratory work. It is not a reliable guide on the future direction of DITA. It should not be taken as guidance for using DITA or for developing DITA tools."

Regular Meeting

The OASIS DITA for Enterprise Business Documents Subcommittee is currently on hiatus and plans to resume meeting every two weeks in October, 2012. For information please contact: Michael Boses, mboses@contelligencegroup.com.

Purpose

The OASIS DITA Enterprise Business Documents Subcommittee has the following goals:

  1. To develop and recommend a enterprise business document meta-model with sufficient detail to:
    1. define the scope of documents addressed by this subcommittee, and
    2. allow these documents to be discussed in a non-ambiguous way.
  2. To develop and recommend an approach to harmonizing the enterprise business document meta-model with the DITA standard.
  3. To develop and recommend a standard approach for fully expanding DITA Map references into an editable process instance that may be validated against an approved DITA DTD or schema.
  4. Long term, to develop and recommend guidance for organizations that intend to adopt DITA for enterprise business documents.

Co-chairs: Ann Rockley, The Rockley Group; Michael Boses, Quark, Inc.

Deliverables: Proposed initial work products for the subcommittee include the following:

  1. Recommended approach for fully expanding DITA Map references into a valid editable process instance.
  2. Recommended baseline enterprise business document meta-model.
  3. Recommended harmonization of enterprise business document meta-model with DITA Standard.
  4. Long term, recommended guidance for implementing DITA for enterprise business documents.

Background

For background concerning the goals of the DITA Enterprise Business Documents Subcommittee, see Background about the DITA Enterprise Business Documents Subcommittee.

Resources

For various web and member resources that discuss topics that are relevant to the structure of enterprise business documents and DITA, see Resources on Document Structure and Related Topics.

Analysis

Developing standardized definitions of business document structures will require a library of examples. To contribute examples or to access examples that have been provided to date, see Enterprise Business Document Analysis.

BusDocs (last edited 2012-09-26 20:01:18 by mboses2)