CIECA Biannual Standards Release & Update on CIECA API Standards (CAPIS)
The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced today that its second standards release of the year, the 2023R2, is now available to members as of October 19, 2023. A CIECA Technical Webinar will be held on Thursday, November 9 at 11 am PT/1 pm CT/2 pm ET to discuss the release, as well as CIECA’s new standards—CIECA API Standards (CAPIS).
The following will be discussed during the webinar:
- BMS updates made to the 2023R2,
- Information about the development of CAPIS, how they are being structured and ways in which the standards can help member companies,
- Two members companies will talk about their use of CAPIS, and
- Using CIECA Standards with popular tools
Presenters include CIECA Architecture Committee members Andy Bober, a software engineer at Entegral; Mike Hastings, a product manager at Car-Part.com; CIECA Board of Trustees member Jeff Schroder, founding CEO of Car-Part.com; Architecture Committee Chair Dan Webster, principal architect, IT Enterprise at Enlyte, and Paulette Reed, CIECA’s technical project manager.
Prior to the release, the Architecture committee held a Quality Assurance (QA) virtual meeting on October 10 to review the changes to the BMS, code list, instance documents and schemas; verify they meet the Architecture guidelines; validate spelling; and ensure all changes to the BMS are in the schema. The committee publishes updated collision industry standards twice a year.
Register for the November 9 CIECA Webinar: https://events.teams.microsoft.com/event/06d03f9b-3cc0-488b-a1f5-ddf4bec0f39f@20c9ab80-abc3-46b1-982d-97e5c2113c49.
The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) develops and promotes electronic communication standards that allow the collision industry to be more efficient. It is the vision of CIECA to have an e-commerce-enabled collision industry that allows all industry segments to communicate electronically, independent of platform or software used. CIECA membership is open to the collision industry and related segments, which includes repairers, insurers, OEMs, information technology companies, appraisal services, new and aftermarket parts suppliers, materials suppliers, equipment and tool companies, rental car companies, salvage and towing.