The International Council for Systems Engineering (INCOSE) will recognize the Model Driven System Design Working Group (MDSD WG) with a 2009 Working Group of the Year award for its "professional contributions, personal efforts, and over a decade of effort to bring ISO 10303-233 to fruition as the enabler for information exchange in an integrated Model Based Systems Engineering environment." This standard, informally known as AP233 provides a mechanism for model interchange among system modeling and other tools. The MDSD WG has championed this effort since 1998. NIST working group members include Peter Denno and Allison Barnard Feeney. Barnard Feeney also served as Editor of the ISO standard through its development process. INCOSE recognizes annually the efforts and achievements by Working Groups in support of INCOSE's mission. By focusing on the Working Groups, these awards are meant to specifically recognize team effort within a Working Group and similarly across multiple Working Group teams. INCOSE is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to develop and disseminate the interdisciplinary principles and practices that enable the realization of successful systems. The MDSD Working Group will receive the award at the INCOSE February 2010 meeting, "... on behalf of systems engineering professionals worldwide."
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Program: Sustainable Lifecycle Information-based Manufacturing (SLIM)