OMG Standards at Work in the Industrial Internet of Things. June 22, 2016, Orlando, FL U.S.A.
2:00 pm - 2:10 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks
Claude Baudoin, cébé IT & Knowledge Management
2:10 pm - 2:30 pm The Industrial Internet: Opportunities, Disruptions & Standards
Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Object Management Group (OMG) and Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)                                 VIEW PDF
Abstract:  The ideas behind the Internet of Things (or Cyber-Physical Systems, or Machine-to-Machine Interoperability, Industrie 4.0, or several other names) are not particularly new; indeed, what has happened is really a convergence of existing technologies and corporate strategies. As the number of sensors in the world rapidly outpaces the world population, and concepts of Big Data for real-time, predictive analytics comes to the fore, new market opportunities appear. In fact, the world will see major disruptions in transportation, financial management, medical devices and other markets as "Internet thinking" moves into the industrial domain. 

Bio:   Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OMG, Executive Director of the Cloud Standards Customer Council, and Executive Director of the Industrial Internet Consortium, Dr. Soley also serves on numerous industrial, technical and academic conference program committees, and speaks all over the world on issues relevant to standards, the adoption of new technology and creating successful companies.

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Overview of OMG, The Industrial Internet and current IIoT Standards
Andrew Watson, Vice President and Technical Director Object Management Group® (OMG®)         VIEW PDF
Abstract:  Products implementing OMG standards are at the heart of many Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) systems, from controlling hydro-electric power generation to integrated logistics fleet management systems. Relevant OMG standards include:
  • Data-Distribution Service for Real-Time Systems (DDS), the premier open middleware standard directly addressing publish-subscribe communications for real-time and embedded systems
  • Interaction Flow Modeling Language (IFML), a relatively new standard, used to design viable user interfaces with the IIoT
  • System Assurance (SysA) and Software Quality specifications which are critical to building secure and dependable multi-platform systems
  • Systems Modeling Language (SysML), which provides the tools and notations for designing complex interdisciplinary systems and systems-of-systems that incorporate multiple components at large scale.
  • Information modelling and interoperability standards like the Ontology Definition MetaModel (ODM) and Model Driven Message Interoperability (MDMI) specifications, which designers can use to ensure that they are ascribing consistent semantics to the information flowing across IIoT applications.

This overview puts DDS, IFML, SysA, SysML, ODM, MDMI and OMG's other IIoT work in context, describing the areas where OMG standards provide a foundation for IIoT deployments around the globe.

Bio:  Andrew has overall responsibility for OMG's technology adoption process, and also chairs the Architecture Board, the group of distinguished technical contributors from OMG member organizations which oversees the technical consistency of OMG's specifications.

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm Refreshment Break
3:20 pm - 3:55 pm Towards a Trustworthy Industrial Internet of Things Infrastructure
Dr. Arjmand Samuel, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft                                           VIEW PDF
Abstract:  Interconnecting devices and sensors to form Internet of Things (IoT) promises to change the way we live, work and play. Envisioned benefits include greater efficiency and transparency; and enablement of scenarios which previously were part of science fiction. However, in addition to these many benefits, there is a growing concern for security and privacy of IoT infrastructure. Securing both the infrastructure, and the physical world against malicious activity goes beyond known techniques used for the last few decades in pure computing environments. Malicious activity on IoT infrastructure can very easily take over our physical lives and play havoc with it. This session will introduce challenges of designing, developing and deploying mission-critical IoT infrastructure, and will introduce security design principles and features built into Microsoft Azure and Azure IoT Suite resulting in a trustworthy Internet of Things.

Bio: Arjmand Samuel is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, working in the Microsoft Azure Internet of Things team. In his current role, Arjmand leads the security and privacy efforts for Microsoft Azure IoT Suite, a cloud-based offering with preconfigured solutions that address common Internet of Things scenarios. In his previous role, Arjmand led external academic collaborations around devices and services research for Microsoft Research, where he developed collaborative programs and research initiatives to harness the power of the Internet of Things. He has published in a variety of publications on topics of security, privacy, location aware access control and innovative use of mobile technology. Arjmand has a bachelor's degree in avionics engineering from NED University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan; a master's degree in control engineering from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China; and a Ph.D. in Information Security from Purdue University, USA.
3:55 pm - 4:20 pm  Software Security Issues in the Industrial Internet
Dr. Bill Curtis, Director, Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ)              VIEW PDF   
Abstract: Since IoT will be integrating systems built by different vendors and manufacturers, incorrect assumptions about how different systems work and integrate will be a major challenge. Software components will have to work in an environment characterized by supply chains with other components undergoing frequent change, a dark universe of potential interactions with software the developer was unaware of, and sly attack patterns by those with nefarious intent. The CISQ measures for software quality characteristics such as Reliability, Security, Performance Efficiency, and Maintainability will be described as a critical component of ensuring software in IoT systems in dependable and trustworthy.

Bio: Dr. Curtis is currently a Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist of CAST Software, Inc. He is also the Director of the Consortium for IT Software Quality, a Special Interest Group of OMG. He is best known for leading the development of the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) while at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He co-founded TeraQuest Metrics in 1993, which was acquired by Borland Software Corporation in 2005. During 1983-1990 he founded the Human Interface Laboratory and later led Design Process Research at MCC, the American Fifth Generation Computer Research Consortium in Austin, Texas. Previously he developed a global software productivity and quality measurement system at ITT's Programming Technology Center and led research on software development practices in General Electric Space Division (now a division of Lockheed Martin). He started his career as a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Washington where he also taught behavioral statistics. He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his contributions to software process improvement and measurement.

4:20 pm - 4:45 pm  SysA - System Assurance and Related Standardsues in the Industrial Internet
Dr. Ben Calloni, Lockheed Martin Fellow, Lockheed Martin and Co-Chair OMG System Assurance Task Force  
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Abstract: Assurance is a multifaceted engineering effort beyond simply running some software tests. The need for artifacts gathered throughout the engineering process are necessary to provide users and/or certifiers with the level of confidence necessary to trust a system. The presentation will provide an overview of the various OMG System Assurance standards and examples of applicability to Industry..

Bio:Dr. Ben Calloni is a Lockheed Martin Fellow for Software Security and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He is a senior research program manager of Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth assigned to the Advanced Development Programs, formerly known as “The Skunk Works". His research interests are in the area of Software Security and Safety Assurance. Dr. Calloni serves as the LM Corporate representative to the Object Management Group (OMG), is currently serving on the OMG Board of Directors, and co-chairs the System Assurance Task Force. Dr. Calloni is licensed by the State of Texas as a Professional Engineer in Software Engineering. He was the first software engineer nationally in Lockheed Martin Corporation to achieve software engineering licensing.  Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Dr. Calloni served as a USAF Fighter Pilot in the F-4 Phantom with 2000 hours. He served tours in Europe, South East Asia, CONUS and as a top gun instructor. He has a Ph.D. and M.S in Computer Science (Texas Tech University), an M.A. in Theology (Wayland Baptist University) and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering (Purdue University).

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm  Panel:  Security and Standards in the IOT
Moderator:  Claude Baudoin, cébé IT & Knowledge Management

Matthew Hause, GTM Technical Specialist, Engineering Fellow, PTC, OMG UPDM Co-Chair 
Dr. Gerardo Pardo-Castellote, CTO, Real-Time Innovations
Dr. Bill Curtis,  Director, Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ)   
Dr. Arjmand Samuel, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft
Dr. Ben Calloni, Lockheed Martin Fellow, Lockheed Martin and Co-Chair OMG System Assurance Task Force

BIO: Claude Baudoin is the owner and principal consultant for cébé IT and Knowledge Management, a strategy consulting firm based in Austin, Texas. Claude is a proven leader and visionary in Information Technology and Knowledge Management, with extensive experience working in a global environment. Capable of sorting out the important guidance from masses of information and research, and of aligning it with the goals of the enterprise, he delivers pragmatic recommendations. In addition to consulting in the Oil & Gas and government sectors, Claude is the energy domain advisor to the Object Management Group and the Industrial Internet Consortium.
5:45 pm - 6:00 pm  Q &A and Wrap Up
Claude Baudoin, cébé IT & Knowledge Management
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Networking Reception
Continue the conversation with speakers, panelists and fellow attendees over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at an informal networking reception.

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