More types of security data are bring shared. The Global Justice Extensible Markup Language Data Model is used to tag criminal and public safety data so it can be shared effectively.
Another extension is the Electronic Business XML (EbXML) which is a modular suite of specifications.
The United Nations was the early champion of this concept to streamline international transactions.
The United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business promotes EbXML and you can find out more by visiting www.unece.org/cefact.
OASIS devotes a special link for e-government business.