|[January 15, 2014]
OMG Holds Architecture Board Elections; Adopts Multiple Standards at Santa Clara, CA Meeting
NEEDHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
The Object Management Group (OMG®) held its quarterly
technical meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, CA (News - Alert) from December 9th-13th.
Read on for the various highlights from throughout the meeting week.
ARCHITECTURE BOARD ELECTIONS
Five OMG Member representatives were elected to the organization's
Architecture Board for two-year terms, to begin in March 2014. They are:
J.D. Baker, EA Ambassador, Sparx Systems
Angelo Corsaro PhD, CTO, Prismtech
Manfred Koethe, President & CTO, 88solutions
Doug Tolbert, Consulting Engineer, Unisys (News - Alert)
Hugues Vincent, Software Architect, Thales
TASK FORCE/WORKING GROUP MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
At the System Assurance Task Force meeting, Gerald Beuchelt of
Demandware, Inc. made a presentation on modeling information security
threats. Gerald's presentation marks the beginning of a multi-phase
project to create UML-based specifications allowing system engineers and
architects to represent threats against multiple systems and standards,
including systems-of-systems. Visit www.omg.org/hot-topic/treat-modeling.htm
for more information.
The OMG Board of Directors adopted multiple technologies at the meeting.
These include: the Decision Model & Notation submission and the
Application Instrumentation submission.
Also adopted were the Finalization Task Force reports for: NIEM-UML, UML
2.5, Canonical XMI, and IDL 3.5. The following Revision Task Force
reports were also adopted: BMM 1.2, GEMS 1.3, and OCL 2.4. For more
information, visit www.omg.org/spec/index.htm.
RFCs, RFIs, AND RFPs ISSUED
New Requests for Comments (RFCs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) were
issued during the meeting week. These include:
FIBO Business Entities RFC
Ontology (News - Alert) Model and Specification Integration & Interoperability RFP
UML Testing Profile V2 RFP
To view these and other RFC, RFI (News - Alert), and RFP documents, visit www.omg.org/public_schedule.
THE NEXT TC MEETING
OMG's next meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA
from March 24th-March 28th. For more information,
OMG is an international, open membership, not-for-profit computer
industry standards consortium. OMG Task Forces develop enterprise
integration standards for a wide range of technologies and an even wider
range of industries. OMG's modeling standards, including the Unified
Modeling Language (UML) and Model Driven Architecture (MDA (News - Alert)) enable
powerful visual design, execution and maintenance of software and other
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