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Subject: 60-day Public Review for Transformational Government Framework (TGF) Pattern Language Core Patterns Version 1.0 COS01

Members of the OASIS Transformational Government Framework TC [1] have recently approved a Special Majority Ballot [2] to advance Transformational Government Framework (TGF) Pattern Language Core Patterns Version 1.0 as a Candidate OASIS Standard (COS). The COS now enters a 60-day public review period in preparation for a member ballot to consider its approval as an OASIS Standard.

Transformational Government Framework (TGF) Pattern Language Core Patterns Version 1.0
Candidate OASIS Standard 01
16 January 2013

Specification Overview: 

The Transformational Government Framework (TGF) is a practical "how to" standard for the design and implementation of an effective program of technology-enabled change at national, state or local government level. It describes a managed process of ICT-enabled change in the public sector, which puts the needs of citizens and businesses at the heart of that process and which achieves significant and transformational impacts on the efficiency and effectiveness of government. 

The TGF Pattern Language is a formalization of the Framework that is both human-readable and machine-tractable. This document constitutes the initial set of patterns that form the core of the TGF Pattern Language. This set may be revised and/or extended from time to time as appropriate. 

The TGF Pattern Language Core Patterns Version 1.0 received Statements of Use from CS Transform, Peter Brown, the EPR-forum and it's tGov-consept, the Government of South Australia and the British Council [3]. 

Public Review Period:

The 60-day public review starts 28 January 2013 and ends 29 March 2013.

This is an open invitation to comment. OASIS solicits feedback from potential users, developers and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of its technical work.


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All comments submitted to OASIS are subject to the OASIS Feedback License, which ensures that the feedback you provide carries the same obligations at least as the obligations of the TC members. In connection with this public review of "Transformational Government Framework (TGF) Pattern Language Core Patterns Version 1.0", we call your attention to the OASIS IPR Policy [4] applicable especially [5] to the work of this technical committee. All members of the TC should be familiar with this document, which may create obligations regarding the disclosure and availability of a member's patent, copyright, trademark and license rights that read on an approved OASIS specification. 

OASIS invites any persons who know of any such claims to disclose these if they may be essential to the implementation of the above specification, so that notice of them may be posted to the notice page for this TC's work.

========== Additional references:

[1] OASIS Transformational Government Framework TC

[2] Candidate OASIS Standard ballot 

[3] Statements of Use

CS Transform: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tgf/201211/msg00005.html 

Peter Brown: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tgf/201211/msg00001.html 

EPR-forum and it's tGov-consept: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tgf-comment/201210/msg00000.html 

Government of South Australia: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tgf/201211/msg00026.html 

The British Council: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tgf-comment/201211/msg00000.html 

[4] http://www.oasis-open.org/who/intellectualproperty.php

[5] http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/tgf/ipr.php
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