OASIS Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) TC

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Using Web services and Web 2.0 interfaces to enable information sharing across content management repositories from different vendors

David Choy, david.choy500@gmail.com, Chair

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Announcements

A discussion list on forming a new OASIS Technical Committee to develop a CMIS profile for Digital Asset Management (DAM) has been created. All are invited to subscribe. The next step is to draft a charter, and everyone's input is welcome. More details can be found in the minutes from the 2 Oct 2013 meeting, the 16 Sept 2013 meeting, and Ralph Windor's article in DAM News.

CMIS 1.1 has been approved as an OASIS Committee Specification (7 Dec 2012).

New book: CMIS and Apache Chemistry in Action by OASIS CMIS TC members, Florian Müller, Jay Brown, and Jeff Potts. Learn about CMIS from the people who develop it. This early edition version offers the first four chapters via a MEAP release. The book covers CMIS basics including the CMIS domain model, metadata, and query. Start reading now and receive the completed book upon publication at a 37% discount (use code 12cmisoa when ordering).

OASIS launched the CMIS Marketing Group, which works closely with the CMIS TC to advance adoption.

Participation in the OASIS CMIS TC is open to all interested parties. Organizations that use or provide Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems, including Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and integrators who build applications that support multiple content management systems, are invited to join the CMIS TC. Contact member-services@oasis-open.org for more information.


Overview

The OASIS CMIS TC works to standardize a Web services interface specification that will enable greater interoperability of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems. CMIS uses Web services and Web 2.0 interfaces to enable rich information to be shared across Internet protocols in vendor-neutral formats, among document systems, publishers and repositories, within one enterprise and between companies.

For more information, see the TC Charter and FAQ.


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