XML Working Group
Summary for EIEITC Meeting
June 20, 2000

Second Meeting: Conducted Yesterday, June 19, at GSA

Presentation: The Standards Roadmap, by Mary Brady, NIST

Logistics Status Report:

Chartered Activities:(2)

1. Identify XML Best Practices and Recommended Standards - Scott Hoffman, extensibility.com, is investigating.

2. Develop Partnerships with Key Industry and Public Groups - Marion Royal, GSA, will lead.

3. Develop Partnerships with Federal Communities of Interest - Chris Moyer, KPMG Consulting, is pursuing financial reporting partners, including the Financial Management Service and GAO.

4. Conduct Results-Oriented Education and Outreach - Owen Ambur, FWS, will lead with emphasis on xml.gov.  Mike Douglass, Sequoia Software, offered to assist. http://www.sequoiasoftware.com/

Next Step: Notice for distribution to CIOs asking them to -

a) designate representatives to subscribe to the listserv, and

b) identify XML projects and activities in which they are engaged.

Next Meeting: August 16, 9:30 a.m., place & agenda to be determined, with Marion Royal chairing

1. To join the listserv, send a message to this address with "subscribe xmlwg" in the body of the message.

2. Mark Crawford, Logistics Management Institute (LMI) has drafted some suggested next steps on each of the four chartered activities.