The BIAN Standards are provided from the BIAN Working Groups. BIAN Working Groups collaborate, sharing knowledge and experience around SOA for the banking industry with a current focus on core systems. The Working Groups focus on defining services within an agreed overall common services landscape.

BIAN Deliverables


Service Definitions
BIAN is focused on semantic definitions only.
Definition of business functional services for Retail-, Private and Corporate banking.

In the stream Architecture BIAN defines the appropriate guidelines and methodologies and all the concepts to ensure consistent services:

  • Methodologies and Guidelines
  • Service Quality
  • Service Landscape
  • Object Model

Building Blocks – Successful Transition to a SOA
BIAN collects the know-how of members in order to describe the necessary elements to implement and run a SOA successfully through different maturity stages including Roadmap and Implementation.

  • Business Architecture
  • Processes and Organisation
  • Banking Software
  • Skills, Soft Factors

The assets of BIAN activities will be published for the benefit of the entire industry, and not just BIAN members.