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Object Management Group Unified Architecture Framework Specification Now ISO/IEC Standard
UAF Domain Metamodel now ISO/IEC 19540-1:2022; Unified Architecture Framework Profile now ISO/IEC 19540-2:2022
BOSTON, MA – AUGUST 15 2022 – Today, international technology standards organization Object Management Group® (OMG®) announced that its Unified Architecture Framework® (UAF®) Parts 1 and 2 are now International Standards Organization/International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) standards.
UAF helps developers represent enterprise architectures. It helps stakeholders focus on specific areas of interest in the enterprise while retaining sight of the big picture. UAF meets the particular business, operational, and systems-of-systems integration needs of commercial and industrial enterprises as well as the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the U.K. Ministry of Defence (MOD), and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and other defense organizations.
Part 1 of the UAF specification: Domain Metamodel (DMM) is now the ISO/IEC 19540-1:2022 standard. It defines concepts, relationships, and viewpoints for the framework. The UAF DMM is the basis for any implementation of UAF.
Part 2 of the UAF specification: Unified Architecture Framework Profile (UAFP), is now the ISO/IEC 19540-2:2022 standard. It specifies a UAF profile practitioners can use to express architectural model elements and organize them in a set of domains, model kinds, and view specifications (defined in the UAF DMM) to support end users in both the defense and commercial industries.
"UAF architecture models enable developers to understand and analyze the complex relationships that exist between organizations, systems, and systems-of-systems," said Aurelijus Morkevicius, Ph.D., OMG UAF Co-chair and Industry Process Expert Director, CATIA No Magic - Cyber Systems. "ISO adoption of the UAF specification as a standard brings increased credibility and visibility in the global software development community."
The Object Management Group® (OMG®) is an international, open membership, not-for-profit technology standards consortium with representation from government, industry and academia. 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. Visit www.omg.org for more information.
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