The Object Management Group (OMG®) held its quarterly
technical meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, CA 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:
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:
To view these and other RFC, RFI, 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,
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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) enable
powerful visual design, execution and maintenance of software and other
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