December 2013 Technical Meeting in Nantes

A technical meeting has been held in Nantes on December 17 and December 18.
The meeting has involved people from the research providers of the Automobile project, namely Marco Brambilla from Politecnico di Milano and Jordi Cabot from Ecole des Mines de Nantes.
The meeting has focused on the definition of the mobile modeling language to be used in the project. It has also included a meeting and presentation with the company Obeo, based in Nantes and working on model-driven development tools. Obeo has demonstrated the use of the new Sirius framework, which can be used as a development framework for the modeling tools within Automobile.

Automobile and WebRatio at the OMG meeting in Silicon Valley

WebRatio joined the OMG Technical Meeting in Santa Clara, CA USA on December 9-13, 2013.
During the meeting, WebRatio displayed its booth during the exhibitor session and gave a presentation at the Analysis & Design Task Force (the one that is responsible of UML, among other things) on the status of the IFML standard, heading towards version 1.0.
During the presentation, Automobile has been discussed as a paved way towards extension of IFML for mobile devices.

The presentation given at the workshop is reported here below:

Seminar and demo at SMAU 2013

On October 23, 2013, Marco Brambilla and  Matteo Sassi from WebRatio gave a seminar at SMAU 2013 on applying model-driven engineering solutions to Mobile, Cloud, and BPM technologies for fostering the business. The seminar explained the vision of the AutoMobile project towards automatic deployment of mobile apps for enterprises.

The main message is that MDD and MDE can dramatically increase efficiency, flexibility and effectiveness of the enterprise by letting it address better the needs of the customers.

The presentation is reported here below (in Italian).

In this setting, with Matteo Sassi did the demonstration of the WebRatio tool for BPMN and IFML modeling, quick prototyping and deployment of mobile web solutions.


Kickoff Meeting held in Lomazzo


The kickoff meeting of the project was held in Lomazzo, in the WebRatio premises in the ComoNext technology park on October 18th, 2013.

Technical and administrative representatives of all the partners were present at the meeting. The meeting discussed strategies, technical challenges, and workplan for the first period of the project.

Meeting discussions:





Meeting lunch: