OMG is a non-profit organization that develops enterprise standards for the computer industry on a worldwide scale. Along with OASIS and W3C international standards bodies, OMG has the largest scale with 500 affiliated organizations. It is well-known for establishing the specifications for UML, BPMN and other graphical notation techniques.
The Object Management Group (OMG) is well-known around the world for the following standards specifications:
- CORBA (R)： A standard that creates an environment where different software can intercommunicate. (Common Object Request Broker Architecture、1991~)
- MDA (R)： A concept for writing software programs with the focus on UML (modeling). (Model-Driven Architecture、1990s～)
- UML (R)： A modeling standard for information systems blueprints (Unified Modeling Language、1997~)
- BPMN： A notation standard for business flow (Business Process Model and Notation)
OMG defines itself as follows in OMG’s official website.
OMG(TM) is an international, open membership, not-for-profit computer industry consortium.
- April 1989 OMG is established
- October 1991 OMG releases CORBA 1.0
- July 1995 OMG releases CORBA 2.0
- November 1997 OMG releases UML 1.1 /li>
- March 1998 OMG releases CORBA 2.2
- March 1999 OMG releases CORBA 3.0
- October 2004 OMG releases UML 2.0
- May 2004 BPMI.org releases BPMN 1.0
- January 2008 OMG releases BPMN 1.1 (Business Process Modeling Notation)
- January 2009 OMG releases BPMN 1.2
- January 2011 OMG releases BPMN 2.0 (Business Process Model and Notation)
X. Related Articles
- Glossary > BPMN
- Features > Modeling Features > BPMN Introduction
- 1. BPMN Who?
- 2. BPMN Within One Minute?
- 3. Business Processes Appropriate for Practicing BPMN
- 4. Can We Define Business Systems Only With BPMN Diagrams?
- Features > Modeling functions > Other Notations except BPMN
Y. External Sites
- en.wikipedia.org > Object Management Group
- www.omg.org > Documents Associated with Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) Version 2.0