MDA Journal: Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN) – Standardization for Semantic Interoperability

MDA Journal: Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN) – Standardization for Semantic Interoperability
Created in 2008 to define standards for service-oriented architecture in the banking industry, BIAN takes an unusual approach to vertical market software standardization that focuses on semantic interoperability. David Frankel offers a thoughtful and engaging analysis of the challenges confronted by IT units in financial institutions and the steps undertaken by BIAN to respond to those challenges.

David Frankel

David Frankel

David Frankel is Lead Standards Architect for Model-Driven Systems at SAP Labs. He has over 25 years of experience as a programmer, architect, and technical strategist. He is the author of the book,"Model-Driven Architecture®: Applying MDA® to Enterprise Computing." He also is lead editor of the book, "The MDA Journal." He served several terms as a member of the Architecture Board of the Object Management Group (OMG), the body that manages the MDA standards, and he has co-authored a number of industry standards. Recently, he has been publishing and speaking about the role of model-driven systems in enterprise SOA.
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