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OMG Updates UML Standard, Issues New Healthcare Specification at California Meeting

The Object Management Group (OMG®) held its quarterly technical meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame, CA from December 10th-14th. The meeting was sponsored by: No Magic, Inc, Sparx Systems and Modeliosoft.

During the week, OMG members elected six new members to the Architecture Board. Elisa Kendall of Thematix Partners and Sridhar Iyengar of IBM were both elected to two-year Domain TC seats while J.D. Baker of Sparx Systems was chosen to complete the balance on a Domain TC seat. Tom Rutt of Fujitsu, Pete Rivett of Adaptive, and Matthew Hause of Atego were all elected to two-year Platform TC seats.

At the quarterly board meeting, two new and six revised specifications were adopted. The newly adopted specifications are:

  • UML Specification Simplification; and
  • Healthcare Community Services Provider Directory

The six newly-revised specifications included:

  • Asynchronous Method Invocation for CCM
  • Interface Definition Language (IDL) to C++11 Language Mapping (IDL2C++11)
  • Second Alf 1.0
  • Second SMOF
  • RUBY CORBA Language Mapping 1.2 (RCLM); and
  • UML Testing Profile 1.2

These specifications are available to the public for free download at www.omg.org. OMG’s next meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA from March 18th-22nd, 2013. More information on this event can be found at www.omg.org/news/meetings/tc/dc-13/hotel-info.htm.

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 enable powerful visual design, execution and maintenance of software and other processes.

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