The new Reference Architecture

A major outcome of the CEN eBIZ Workshop was the upgraded version the eBIZ Reference Architecture (RA) for wider eBusiness adoption and interoperability of the e-Business communications in the fashion supply chain.

The new Architecture was elaborated based on the requirements / specifications identified in the Gap Analysis and following technical meetings with stakeholders including eBIZ users.

back-compatibility with the previous (2010) version of the Architecture was considered be a requirement for upgraded developments and improvements.

The resulting new, upgraded Reference Architecture with detailed technical specifications: process description, data models and document templates (XML Schemas) completed with a reference validation procedure and a testing tool for stakeholders tests and public demonstrations.


The Architecture was published by CEN on 24th July 2013, name of the file CEN Workshop Agreement