Tuesday, Sep 8, 2020
Collaboration of the members is crucial for the success of a vital openMDM® Working Group. The Working Group commits itself to cooperation applying principles of openness, transparency and meritocracy.
The collaboration process is pointed out in the following diagram.
The collaboraton process includes:
Annual Plan containing themes, marketing, outreach Definition of requirement packages and services modules Valuation of the defined packages with respect to estimated man power units, content and quality for their delivery Assignment of requirement packages and / or service modules to the WG members according to their openMDM® Working Group membership fees If there are no open membership fees left, voluntary donations of man power units by the openMDM® Working group members are welcome as well.
The manner of cooperation between the members of the openMDM® Working Group is defined in the [openMDM Working Group Charter].
Information about the current representatives in the various committees is available here.
The following diagram shows the bodies that are distinguished in the Charter.
General Assembly Each member of the openMDM® Working Group has a seat on the General Assembly. The General Assembly meets at least once a year and is organized by the Steering Committee.
The openMDM® Working Group has established different classes of membership that reflect the different interest situations of the members.
Driver Members Driver Members want to influence the definition and further development of openMDM® and all its deliverables. They are members of the Steering Committee and invest an essential amount of resources to sustain the WG activities. Typical Driver members include industry users of the technologies and results provided by openMDM®. Most of them operate testing processes as part of their core business.
The openMDM® Working group is open at any time to all new members.
In order to participate in openMDM® Working Group, an entity must be at least a Solutions Member of the Eclipse Foundation. Eclipse Members have signed the [Eclipse Membership Agreement] and have paid their membership fees. The Eclipse Solution Member fees are determined as described in the Eclipse Bylaws and detailed in the Eclipse Membership Agreement. Here you get a complete overview over the [Eclipse Membership process]
The openMDM® Working Group wants to foster and support an open and innovative eco-system providing tools and systems, qualification kits and adapters for standardized and vendor independent management of measurement data in accordance with the ASAM ODS standard.
In particular, the openMDM® Working Group will
Define requirements for the development of the openMDM® core system and its related components Develop and maintain a standardized, generic business object model detailed by the ASAM ODS application model and the corresponding interface definitions Help to create, fund and oversee Eclipse projects that provide the necessary software components Provide the resources for managing the quality and the maturity of these components throughout the life-cycle Ensure open innovation through the sharing of the research, development, and maintenance efforts as far as possible Foster exchanges between academics, standardization organizations, industry partners and community Provide and maintain methods and best practices for standardized and vendor independent measurement data management Collaboration of the members is crucial for the success of a vital openMDM® Working Group.
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