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OMG Announces Integrate 2003

OMG Announces Integrate 2003

January 28-29 in Burlingame, CA

Needham, MA, USA. December 2, 2002.

The Object Management Group (OMG) announces Integrate 2003, an event that will focus on the business and technical aspects of application integration using many different infrastructure standards -- OMG's own and other key industry standards including Web Services, XML/SOAP, C#/.Net, Java, CORBA, and more. Sponsored by Rational Software's Power Pack Program, Integrate 2003 is the second event in a new series from OMG and will be held January 28 - 29, 2003 in Burlingame, CA.

Attendees will learn how to maximize ROI from integration projects, hear about the latest integration tools & techniques -- what works and what doesn't -- and listen to first-hand accounts of what it takes to steer enterprise integration strategy in the right direction for smart, profitable results.

Integrate 2003 targets senior level technical managers who address business and technical issues concerning application integration. A sampling of sessions includes: XML Web Services as an Information Architecture by Alan Nugent, Novell Corporation; Data Integration Issues for the Large Enterprise by Michael Lang, Metamatrix; Enterprise Integration for the 21st Century by Petter Graff, Inferdata Corporation; and a CIO Roundtable discussion. Integrate 2003 will be jointly located with the Burlingame OMG Technical Meeting.

"OMG is committed to educating software professionals and IT leaders about industry best practices through our Integrate event series. With Integrate 2003, attendees can expect a forum to help their companies navigate through the sea of competing specifications to quickly produce results for faster application development, easier maintenance, enormous scalability and reusable software solutions," said Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the OMG.

For more detailed program information and to register for Integrate 2003, visit More information about sponsor Rational Corporation's Power Pack Program is found at:

About The OMG

With well-established standards covering software from design and development, through deployment and maintenance, and extending to evolution to future platforms, the Object Management Group (OMG) supports a full-lifecycle approach to enterprise integration which maximizes ROI, the key to successful IT. Based on the Model Driven Architecture (MDA), OMG's standards cover multiple operating systems, programming languages, middleware and networking infrastructures, and software development environments. OMG's Modeling standards, the basis for the MDA, include the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and Common Warehouse Metamodel (CWM). CORBA, the Common Object Request Broker Architecture, is OMG's standard open platform with hundreds of millions of deployments running today. OMG's well-established CORBAservices and industry-specific standards are being re-issued under the MDA in many popular middleware environments. OMG domain (industry-specific) standards cover vertical markets including healthcare, telecommunications, biotechnology, transportation and a dozen other areas. The OMG is headquartered in Needham, MA, USA, with a U.S. government representative in Washington, DC, and international marketing offices in Japan, the UK, and Germany.

The Object Management Group is an international, open membership, not-for-profit computer industry specifications consortium. OMG member companies write, adopt, and maintain the organization's standards following a mature, open process. All current OMG specifications may be downloaded without charge from the organization's website,; the site also provides additional information about OMG and its activities.

For information on joining the OMG, or questions not addressed on the website, please contact OMG headquarters by email at, by phone at +1-781-444 0404, or by fax at +1-781-444 0320. The OMG provides current information and services for distributed enterprise computing through The Information Brokerage service on the World Wide Web at and


Object Management Group
Nancy Lenehan
Tel: 781-444-0404 ext. 142

Prepared by Robin Cover for The XML Cover Pages archive. See also OMG Integrate 2003 in the events calendar.

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