Technical Working Groups

Technical Working Groups (TWGs): are focused topical groups that collaborate to develop open, standards-based specifications, frameworks, and tooling to accelerate the acceptance and deployment of multi-party solutions within the global marketplace. All IWA members are eligible to participate; voting rights within a TWG (one vote per company basis) are dependent upon members meeting specified attendance requirements. In TWGs, members work together at a technical level to ensure that their frameworks, tooling, and certification support scenario and specific market requirements received from the Business Working Groups.

  • Token Taxonomy Framework TWG
    • Co-Chair: Jonathan Levi, HACERA
    • Co-Chair: John deVadoss, NGD Enterprise
  • Maintains the Token Taxonomy Framework (TTF), which enables multiple parties to define a common language, behaviors, and properties for a token of value that can be used or exchanged.
  • InterWork Framework TWG
    • Chair: Daniel Feichtinger, Digital Asset
    • Vice-Chair: Conor Svensson, Web3 Labs
  • Maintains the InterWork Framework (IWF), which defines implementation-agnostic protocols for contracts to be composed from clauses mapped to the TTF tokenization standard.
  • Analytics Framework TWG
    • Chair: Duncan Johnston-Watt, Blockchain Technology Partners
    • Vice-Chair: Shawn Douglass, Amberdata
  • Maintains the Analytics Framework (AF), which delivers the ability to instrument multi-party contracts, preserving privacy where applicable, and create shared data streams to support value-add services and industry driven data reporting.
  • Certification TWG
    • Chair: TBD (to be designated by DEKRA)
    • Vice-Chair: TBD
  • Analyzes the standards output of the IWA and works to recommend, execute, and maintain an optimal IWA Certification Program that validates conformance to the IWA specifications and promotes interoperability.