Reference Collaborative Processes in eBIZ/TC Upstream (Draft)
Introduction to the Reference collaborative processes (ebBP)
The representation of the inter-company collaborative processes is a result of eBIZ/TC Upstream.
In fact, sharing a common representation of the collaborative process (a scenario) and of its activities and messages to be exchanged, simplifies the setup
of the collaboration and reduces misalignments and misunderstanding.
Its representation can be codified with an XML document (a ebBP, according with the
The reference collaboration processes are described (as images and as Business Process Specification Schemas)
for some common typologies of the textile Clothing supply chain;
starting from these representations the firms and their technology suppliers
will be able to decide to implement them completely or partially, or to create new variants more taylord to their needs.