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New UMM 2.0 model “Waste Movement Example” available

A new UMM 2.0 model from the Waste Management Domain is available for download in the example model section.

Upcoming Book Release

We are happy to announce, that our book entitled “UN/CEFACT’s Modeling Methodology 1.0 – A Guide to UMM 1.0 and the UMM Add-In” has been accepted for publication. The first issues will be available in about one month.

The second book entitled “UMM cook book” featuring the new UMM 2.0 standard will be released in autumn 2008. Stay tuned!

Merry Christmas, UMM folks

The UMM team wishes you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Enjoy the Christmas holidays!

Merry Christmas UMM Diagram

UMM 1.0 tutorial movies available

A set of Macromedia Flash movies, explaining the steps towards a valid UMM 1.0 model is now available. Many thanks to Jim Wilson from Cidx who narrated the movies!

The UMM 1.0 user guide movies

Next UN/CEFACT TMG Face to Face meeting

The next UN/CEFACT TMG face to face meeting will be held at SAP Research Labs in Zurich, Switzerland, from 10.12.2007 until 14.12.2007. At least three members of the UMM development team will be there and continue working on the UMM 2.0 specification.

We are looking forward to fruitful discussions! under construction


the website is currently under construction. When being ready, the website will contain relevant stuff concerning UN/CEFACT’s Modeling Methodology (UMM) like papers, specs, comments from stakeholders and implementers, infos about implementations (e.g.,, best practices, development news, etc.).

We try to be online in about two weeks (approx. end of October) – so check back regularly.