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NIST Workshop on Process Information Technology: From Research to Industry



Howard T. Moncarz, Craig I. Schlenoff, Michael Gruninger, M R. Duffey, Amy Knutilla


The primary objective of the workshop was to provide an open forum for researchers and industry representatives to discuss how current and future research efforts could further address the PIT needs of industry. Specific workshop goals were: To identify, discuss, and propose solutions to issues in current technology with input from vendors, end users, and researchers in the PIT field; To raise the awareness of needs in the area of PIT and of current research efforts; To determine the need for standards for process information and the role of NIST in that effort; and To educate participants by providing an in-depth look at various aspects of PIT. The workshop included presentations from researchers, vendors, and end users; break-out sessions to address specific needs of researchers, vendors, and users; and a seminar to explore in-depth issues pertaining to the advancement of PIT. The list of presentations is shown in Table 1. The next section presents the results of each of the four break-out groups.
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
103 : 5


PIT, Process Information Technology, Process Specification Language, PSL


Moncarz, H. , Schlenoff, C. , Gruninger, M. , Duffey, M. and Knutilla, A. (1998), NIST Workshop on Process Information Technology: From Research to Industry, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed July 13, 2024)


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Created October 1, 1998, Updated February 17, 2017