Mentor Graphics will place the front-end UML editor of their BridgePoint xtUML environment into the open source domain. The availability of BridgePoint as an open source editor will enable the industry’s movement from static UML diagrams and paper-based processes to executable model-driven flows. Over time, Mentor Graphics expects the BridgePoint open source UML editor to become the de facto standard for UML trainers and educators.
Excel Software unveiled student editions of its flagship MacA&D and WinA&D tools for software design. With full-featured support of all major software design methods, college students can now experience the same tools used by professional software developers worldwide. Student editions include the full software and PDF manual set, sample projects, step-by-step tutorials and integrated application help.
Artisan® Software Tools and Aonix® have merged to create a new, stronger independent force in the mission- and safety-critical systems and software development tools market. The merged company is named Atego and headquartered in San Diego CA, USA. Artisan Software Tools is the world’s largest independent supplier of industrial-grade, collaborative modeling tools for complex, mission and safety-critical systems and software and Aonix is a leading supplier of critical systems development tools, virtual machines and services for real-time/embedded Java and Ada solutions.
Artisan® Software Tools, the world’s largest independent supplier of industrial-grade, collaborative modeling tools for complex, mission and safety-critical embedded systems and software, has acquired Brass Bullet Limited, a leading systems engineering consultancy based in Swansea in the UK. The acquisition is part of Artisan’s growth strategy and gives the company full ownership of Brass Bullet’s consultancy and training offerings in Software Design, Systems Engineering and Enterprise Architectures. The Brass Bullet team, including its core group of industry experts, will join the Artisan fold, bolstering Artisan’s professional services capability.
Artisan Software Tools, the world’s largest independent supplier of industrial-grade, collaborative modeling tools for complex, mission and safety-critical systems and software, has announced that it has helped successfully steer UPDM (the Unified Profile for DoDAF/MODAF) to OMG standardization approval. The content definition and preparation of the UPDM 1.0 specification was led by Artisan and No-Magic as co-chairs of the UPDM Group, drawing on the extensive experience of Artisan’s customers in defining DoDAF/MODAF and other defense enterprise architectures using Artisan Studio.