The primary area of common interest is in advancement of Property Identification using ECCMA
Standards and KML.
mission is to develop, maintain and promote the ECCMA
Open Technical Dictionary (eOTD) to provide unambiguous labeling standards that are essential for data exchange between DOD/North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) agencies and commercial vendors.
The mission of ECCMA
is to develop, maintain and promote the Open Technical Directory (eOTD) as an international, open standard descriptive language for cataloging individuals, organizations, locations, goods and services.
their work on the ECCMA
Open Technical Dictionary (eOTD).
Commenting on the agreement Yvette Thomas the Executive Director of ECCMA
said: "This is a major initiative that would not have been possible without the vision and commitment of the leaders and staff of DLIS.
Peter Benson the Chief Technical Officer of ECCMA
said, "The Federal Cataloging System is at the heart of the National Stock Numbers (NSN) the world's largest inventory management system that celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
EDITOR'S NOTE: ECCMA
is a not-for-profit membership association that oversees the maintenance and distribution of codes used in electronic commerce.
To enable the ECCMA
members to leverage the obvious success of a system implemented in over 50 countries, ECCMA
will maintain compatibility between the eOTD and the Federal/NATO Cataloging System.
Neal will help ECCMA
in driving standards for content over the Internet.
With DLIS's collaboration, ECCMA
will promote the EGAS as a universally recognized standard.
is unique in having developed a process that uses the Internet to provide a truly accessible, open, and democratic system for achieving rapid consensus and building open standards for content.
I look forward to working with my fellow board members to ensure that ECCMA
maintains its momentum, as I believe ECCMA
is critical to the success of electronic commerce and global trade," says David Marchand.