a framework for the future.
Today we live and work in a diverse and global marketplace. The reference architecture includes a set of industry reference models that can be utilized individually, or collectively. It also serves as the basis for model-driven standards development and is flexible enough to cross lines of business and geographic borders.
The Five Facets
The ACORD Reference Architecture is a series of five interrelated industry models, or facets, that use different views to define the nature of the insurance industry.