and The Open Group working together to exploit synergies between TOGAF
ADM and MDA The Open Group and OMG™ detailed the
synergies between The Open Group’s TOGAF ADM and OMG’s
MDA® in a white
paper highlighting the benefits of using both methods to develop
an architecture using the TOGAF ADM and then implementing that architecture
using MDA. Members of both organizations plan to discuss how these
synergies can be further exploited during an upcoming OMG meeting in
Washington, D.C., November 1-5, 2004. Read
and The Open Group okay ‘FreeBSD Project’ to incorporate
material from the POSIX® Standard The IEEE and The Open Group have granted permission
to the FreeBSD Project to incorporate material from the joint IEEE 1003.1™ POSIX® standard
and The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6. This step will allow
developers of the FreeBSD Platform to gain a better understanding of
how to write portable programs utilizing IEEE 1003.1, “Standard
for Information Technology: Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)”.
The Open Group’s latest newsletter This month our newsletter features a contribution
by Carl Bunje of Boeing who is also the Chair of The Open Group’s
Customer Council, on business agility and the role of IT standards framework,
a preview of the July Boston conference, an update on the Governing Board
elections, and information on upcoming events, product releases and updates.
Spotlight on recent publications: Mobile
and Directory Architecture Technical Study The Open Group's Mobile and Directory Architecture
Technical Study is now available from our online bookstore. The
study presents an architecture for use by service providers and
enterprises to support mobile computing. The architecture is based
on the use of directory technology to make information about users
and the network available to applications, management systems,
and intelligent network components. Download
Open Group’s Graham Bird on setting up consortia and alliance
networks Graham Bird, The Open Group's Vice President
of Marketing, will discuss Setting up Consortia and Alliance Networks:
Best Practices, Tricks and Traps at A.S.A.P.
Marketing and Channel Alliance Conference in Dallas, Texas, June
21-22, 2004. Bird will address some of the best approaches and practices,
learned over eighteen years of providing services to a number of major
Open Group Spam Survey Unsolicited email, spam, has become a major
impediment to the effectiveness of electronic mail. The Messaging Forum
is focused on the impact of spam on the enterprise. Help define the
problem by participating in The
Open Group Spam Survey. This web-based survey should only take
a few minutes of your time and will help define the business problem.
The results will be presented at The Open Group's July conference in
Information Flow™: Enterprise Information Management
Boston, MA - July 19-23, 2004 Join us to learn about what enterprises are doing to get information to flow
systematically and what organizations are doing to tackle security issues ...
and much more!