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Five Members Elected to OMG Architecture Board
Representatives from Prismtech, 88solutions, Thales, Unisys and Sparx Systems chosen by OMG's members

Needham, MA- 12-23-2013-The Object Management Group (OMG®) is pleased to announce that five Member representatives have been newly elected to its Architecture Board. The eleven-member Architecture Board oversees the architectural consistency and quality of OMG's extensive set of specifications, spanning visual modelling, metadata and middleware, as well as industry-specific interoperability standards industry verticals as diverse as Finance, Healthcare and Robotics.

The five AB members newly elected by OMG's Membership will serve two-year terms that begin at the consortium's March 2014 technical meeting in Reston, Virginia, USA.

The newly-elected members are:

  • Angelo Corsaro, PhD, CTO, Prismtech
  • Manfred Koethe, President & CTO, 88solutions
  • Hugues Vincent, Software Architect, Thales
  • Doug Tolbert, Consulting Engineer, Unisys
  • J.D. Baker, EA Ambassador, Sparx Systems 

"I'm delighted that Angelo, Manfred, Hugues, Doug and J.D. have been elected to serve on the Architecture Board," said Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman and CEO of OMG. "All have contributed tremendously to many OMG standardization efforts and their continued active role in maintaining the architectural integrity of the consortium's specifications is much appreciated."

The Architecture Board performs its important quality-control functions by reviewing OMG Requests For Proposals (RFP) and specifications proposed for OMG publication. Its deliberations are open to all OMG Members, and it functions according to published procedures that facilitate the flow of actions between and during OMG meetings. It also occasionally issues architectural guidance for RFP and submission authors.

About OMG 
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