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Interested in how OpenTravel manages canonical modeling of the information structure for its XML schemas?
May 7, 2012
Click here for the presentation Bonnie Lowell, OpenTravel's Specification Architect, made at this event.
“During the last few years, we’ve been focused on a technical modernization effort in our processes, our tools and our schema construction,” says Valyn Perini, CEO of OpenTravel. “We’re pleased to be invited to speak at this event alongside companies like Staples, Navistar, CapitalOne and MetLife. The positive feedback as we’ve moved through this project lets us know we’re keeping up with fast-evolving technical innovation needed to support distribution in the travel industry.”
OpenTravel’s new XML Object Suite specification is good example of the advantages of a canonical distribution model. Engineered from the ground-up, and purpose-built for agility, extensibility and reuse, the specification contains of a suite of XML object libraries that incorporate both industry common and contextual variances (by travel segment) of the OpenTravel common information exchange model. By simply incorporating the XML Object Suite libraries into their messaging frameworks, implementers avoid complex service to service mapping and/or rewriting their services.
digitalML’s Canonical Model Management Forum is aimed at Architects and Senior Management to share experiences, learn about developing and rolling out Canonical Models in their organization, and network with fellow attendees to pick up best practices and learn what pitfalls to avoid. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from a variety of organizations that span many different sectors but share a surprisingly common set of challenges.
There will be a heavy focus on case studies by Canonical Model Management thought leaders from leading Insurance, Banking, Retail, Automotive and Travel organizations. Each case study will provide a fascinating insight to the various dimensions and experiences of implementing a successful approach in this area.
For more information, visit the digitalML website.
OpenTravel_CMMForum.doc (69.50 KB)