EIF Perspective attributes of CAMSS Tools

General information

Name of the solution: CAMSS Tools

Solution's owner: European Commission (DG informatics) - ISA² Programme


The CAMSS Tools are the assessment tools provided by the CAMSS Team. They are publicly available and support the fulfilment of assessments of standards and technical specifications and standard setting/developing organisations.

Type of solution: Assessment tools
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The CAMSS Tools implements the following:

CAMSS Tools implements the following EIF recommendations as explained below:

  • Recommendation 4 | Openness

    The CAMSS tools, by allowing public administrations to assess compliance against (open) specifications and standards, directly promote and support the use of open specifications. 

  • Recommendation 19 | Assessment of effectiveness and efficiency

    The key purpose of CAMSS tools is to allow its users to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of different solutions, as well as to ensure their interoperability.

  • Recommendation 21 | Interoperability governance

    The use of CAMSS tools allows public administrations to select relevant standards and specifications for their solution or digital public service. 

  • Recommendation 22 | Interoperability governance

    CAMSS tools enable a structured, transparent, objective and common approach to assessing and selecting standards and specifications.

  • Recommendation 23 | Interoperability governance

    CAMSS tools provides practical guidance on selecting ICT standards. 

  • Recommendation 27 | Legal interoperability

    CAMSS tools can be viewed as supporting public officials in performing 'digital checks' on new legislation.