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2010-12-15 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group today announced the formation of The Open Group Trusted Technology Forum (TTF), a global standards initiative that will provide a collaborative, open environment for technology companies, customers, government and supplier organizations to create and promote guidelines for manufacturing, sourcing, and integrating trusted, secure technologies. The forum's objective is to shape global procurement strategies and best practices to help...

2010-12-08 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group today announced the availability of the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Ontology Technical Standard to develop and foster a common understanding between business and information technology (IT) communities regarding SOA concepts and terminology. Produced by the members of the Open Group's SOA Work Group, the ontology defines the concepts, terms and semantics of SOA in a common language that will allow for more precise and...

2010-08-04 02:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group today published the Exploration and Mining Business Reference Model (EM Model), the first deliverable developed by the Exploration, Mining, Metals and Minerals Vertical (EMMMv(TM)) Forum. Member organizations from Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom created the standard to be an industry business process model that defines the common activities for organizations in the exploration and mining sectors. The EM...

2010-04-08 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group today announced the plenary agenda and expanded speaker lineup for The Open Group Conference Rome 2010, to be held on April 26 - 30, 2010 at the Sheraton Roma Hotel and Conference Center. Conference sessions and speakers from around the world will discuss topics that include how to make enterprise architecture (EA) meaningful to businesses, maximizing return on investment for the provisioning of information security and best practices...

2010-04-06 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group today announced the immediate availability of the second edition of its SOA Source Book, a practical guide that addresses how enterprise architects can use service-oriented architecture (SOA) to deliver unified business and IT architectures for their organizations. Written in conjunction with members of The Open Group's SOA Work Group by Dr. Chris Harding, forum director of the SOA Work Group, the book offers a pragmatic approach for...

2010-03-22 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group Conference Rome 2010 will be held on April 26-30, 2010 at the Sheraton Roma Hotel and Conference Center. The conference will address some of the key IT issues facing organizations today including: the future role of enterprise architecture; moving information security management from science to art; and examining cloud computing as a key element for evolving enterprise-wide IT systems. All three subjects will be supported by expert...

2010-03-15 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Jericho Forum, the leading international IT security thought-leadership association, today announced the Jericho Forum Self-Assessment Scheme (SAS), a new tool that will allow vendors and their customers to check the effectiveness of an IT security product in meeting their needs, particularly as more organizations adopt cloud computing. The scheme provides security vendors with a high-value, free-of-charge tool to assess how well a...

2010-03-02 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group, a vendor- and technology-neutral consortium focused on open standards and global interoperability within and between enterprises, today announced that it has signed a Franchise Agreement with Capgemini India, one of the of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, to represent The Open Group in India. The Open Group India is the sixth international franchise formed on behalf of The Open Group,...

2010-02-01 10:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- THE OPEN GROUP CONFERENCE, InfoWorld, The Open Group, and Forrester Research, Inc. today unveiled a new awards program to hundreds of enterprise architects, IT executives and industry thought leaders attending The Open Group Conference in Seattle. Presented in collaboration with The Open Group and Forrester Research, an independent research firm, the annual InfoWorld Enterprise Architecture Awards will recognize companies whose transformative enterprise...

2010-02-01 07:30:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- THE OPEN GROUP CONFERENCE -- The Open Group today announced that Kingdee, a leading provider of enterprise management software, SOA middleware, e-Government, and e-Business solutions in China and the Asia-Pacific region, and a leader in the Chinese software industry, has become a Platinum Member of the organization. Kingdee joins other multinational companies and IT industry leaders such as Capgemini, HP, IBM, SAP and Sun Microsystems, as a Platinum...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.