Core Vocabularies are simplified, re-usable and extensible data models that capture the fundamental characteristics of an entity in a context-neutral fashion. ISA2 has developed the Core Vocabularies for public administrations in an open process with the active involvement of specific working groups.

A European Multi Stakeholder Platform (MSP) on ICT Standardisation has been set up to advise the Commission on matters relating to the implementation of ICT standardisation policy, including priority-setting in support of legislation and policies, and the identification of specifications developed by global ICT standards development organisations.

The Platform also advises on the elaboration and implementation of the "Rolling Plan on ICT standardisation".