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Implementation Resources

ACORD not only maintains the global insurance industry's data standards, but also offers tools and services to support their implementation.

Many of these assets are complimentary to ACORD members. If you have any questions, please contact Member Services.


ACORD XML Naming & Design Rules

The NDR specifies the common XML architectural functionality, naming conventions, schema design, implementation rules, and data types to be used in XML Specifications across all ACORD Standards.

Business Process Initial Content Release

This release is the initial "as is" content received of the business process models intellectual property contribution from IBM. It includes an overview presentation, information to assist with navigating through the content, and the ICR process information itself.


Reference Architecture Guides

Interactive tutorials on implementing the ACORD Reference Architecture.


Coverage Code Listings

The most up-to-date Coverage Codes are included in the XML and AL3 Standards files. If you have any questions about obtaining a Coverage Code, please contact Member Services.


Training & Services