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RESO Workgroups

Thousands of RESO members volunteer their time as subject matter experts to create standards. From the Data Dictionary to unique ID systems and the Web API, RESO’s workgroup members are the driving force for the organization.

Workgroups meet remotely throughout the year, and in-person twice per year at RESO conferences. Workgroup participation is open to all staff of current RESO members organizations. | JOIN A RESO WORKGROUP!LOGIN TO CONFLUENCE

Broker Advisory Workgroup

The RESO Broker Advisory Group brings brokerage and technology partners together to collect industry pain points. There is no requirement of technical expertise to join and contribute to this workgroup. Its mission is to identify brokerage-related industry issues which RESO’s technical workgroups may be able to solve. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BROKER ADVISORY GROUP

Research & Development Workgroup

The RESO Research & Development Workgroup solicits and reviews submitted business cases from the real estate community. It identifies how RESO can contribute to a solution and which workgroups should be involved in vetting that solution. This workgroup has also served as a long-time home for the Unique Licensee Identifier (ULI) Subgroup, which continues to advance under the tutelage of volunteer leaders and RESO staff. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT WORKGROUP

Data Dictionary Workgroup

The RESO Data Dictionary is the real estate industry’s universal language for data. It allows a wide range of systems to talk to each other in a seamless manner. This group meets regularly to expand and enhance the vast data guide that the Data Dictionary provides to the industry. Subgroups and focus groups often form within this group in order to tackle specific industry issues. Recent subgroups have included the Tax Subgroup, Rental Subgroup, Commercial Real Estate Subgroup, FrontageType vs. WaterfrontFeatures Focus Group, New Construction Subgroup, Appraisal Subgroup and Showing Subgroup. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DATA DICTIONARY WORKGROUP

Transport Workgroup

The Transport Workgroup provides technical expertise for the continued development of data transport standards. The workgroup’s primary focus is in growing the standardization and capabilities of the RESO Web API. Subgroups and focus groups often form within this group in order to tackle specific industry issues. Recent subgroups have included the Certification Subgroup, Data Consumers Subgroup, Certification Analytics Subgroup, Common Schema Subgroup and Replication Subgroup. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE TRANSPORT WORKGROUP

Internet Tracking Workgroup

The Internet Tracking Workgroup provides a model for tracking user activity around real estate data across any system. This standard provides the opportunity for real estate professionals to compare listing data activity from many different outlets in a single dashboard or tool. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE INTERNET TRACKING WORKGROUP

Universal Property Identifier (UPI) Workgroup

The Universal Property Identifier (UPI) Workgroup, has created a single model to globally and accurately identify properties. The UPI standard is already being adopted by technology companies and foreign governments to improve accuracy and information across property data sets. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE UPI WORKGROUP

Interoperability Workgroup

The Interoperability Workgroup creates solutions that ensure different industry systems can seamlessly work together. In driving standardized models for sharing listing and customer data across transaction management systems, this workgroup creates efficiency for industry professionals and consumers. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE INTEROPERABILITY WORKGROUP

Distributed Ledger Workgroup

The Distributed Ledger Workgroup produces models that support RESO business cases, cataloging lifecycle events regarding property, organizations and real estate licensees in distributed environments. Aligned with other RESO standards, these models provide accountability, transparency and efficient delivery of information across distributed services. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DISTRIBUTED LEDGER WORKGROUP

Board Liaison Committee

The Board of Directors’ Liaison Committee is the communication channel between the board, workgroup chairs and the CEO. This group ensures that workgroups achieve strategic plan objectives and provides the collaboration that ensures that all workgroup standards are well-understood and complementary.

RESO workgroup and subgroup meetings are conducted via a RESO Zoom account (or other software) and/or in-person gatherings at RESO conferences. Individuals and/or organizations generally must be members of RESO in order to participate in committees or workgroups. Special guests and nonmember subject matter experts are invited to meetings from time to time.