The current set of publications that document CIS/2.1 are:

  • Volume 1: Overview
  • Volume 2: Implementation Guide
  • Volume 3: (Currently unavailable)
  • Volume 4: The Logical Product Model
  • Volume 5: Conformance Requirements

These volumes are available for download from the online technical construction institute.

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Collectively, these documents define how data is represented, shared, and managed between the myriad of software applications used in the structural steelwork industry. 

They also specify what software vendors must do to make their applications ‘CIS/2-conformant’.