2008 Technical Committee Agenda

 

Phase I

Create a Member Compliance Information Form.

(Contact information, setup information, DUNS, UCC, current version by standard, compliant versions by standard, status of future compliance by standard.)

Create an accessible EASI Member Compliance Matrix

Establish the EASI Standards Versioning Guidelines

(What changes warrant new versions?)

Identify the Current Version Numbers and Transition Version Numbers for each Standard

Phase II

Establish and post version Sunset Dates

Clean up and correct Existing Standard Files.

(Use same sample files for consistency - data from sample files populate example data in Standard file layouts.)

Create Development Versions of Existing Files

(if corrections/clean up would force a new version number)

Create Count/Recount File Layout. (reviewed by Steering and technical Committee)

(Count file Exists - need to establish response file layout)

Phase III

Provide framework (table of contents) for EASI Compliance User Guide

Use existing documentation to build Guide.

Establish EASI Reference File for Glossary of Terms and Codes*(Currently being developed on EASIWiki)

Create missing pieces.

2008 Meeting Technical Results

 

Key Results:

The adoption of FTP as the EASI communication standard

Approved file versioning guidelines

Approved standards for Promotional Pricing (Count-Recount) announcement and sales results files (889 and 890)

Agreement to use Coordinated Universal Time –UTC (also known as GMT -Greenwich Mean Time) as the basis for all date and time fields

Agreement to remove 855 PO Acknowledgement from EASI Standards.

Clarified that the 852 POS "Total Qty Shipped" trailer field should not include drop shipped quantities.

Carryover Items:

Provide framework (table of contents) for EASI Compliance User Guide

Use existing documentation to build Guide.

Establish EASI Reference File for Glossary of Terms and Codes

Create missing pieces.

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