Digital Twin Conference

On October 31st, the first edition of the Digital Twin Conference takes place in Eindhoven. We are a proud sponsor of the Conference.

The Digital Twin Conference focusses on real-life application of digital twin technology and offers a strong program with many successful use cases, from manufacturing to healthcare.

Meet ICT

Meet ICT Netherlands at our booth. There you will find the units High Tech and Transport & Logistics. We will demonstrate our digital twin of a container terminal. Join us and learn about the true story of digital twinning and get inspired by many examples from a broad set of domains.

The Digital Twin Conference is a meeting place for high tech professionals and technical decision makers who want to boost their development process through digital twinning. The event targets technical managers, engineers and researchers who are already applying digital twin technology or are interested in doing so. The conference is an ideal place to exchange information with equals, to find inspiration and to build new relationships.

Register

Do you want to visit the Digital Twin Conference? You can register by clicking here!
If you register via the above mentioned website, you get a €75 discount.

Mastering the ever increasing complexity

On Wednesday, July 17, our colleague Frank van der Kruijssen (System Architect, ICT Group) and John Wolfgang (Radiation Oncology Physicist, Massachusetts General Hospital) will give a lecture at the Brainport Industries Campus (BIC) in Eindhoven.

During this presentation, John and Frank will explain how they have been able to reduce the complexity of this advanced system: An interesting approach that can deliver strong benefits in the Automotive, Life science, Industrial & Applied science sectors.

User Interactions and their impact on DSL Design: An interactive case study for Radiation Oncology Workflow

The complexity of software intensive systems is increasing, directly impacting development efficiency. Model-Driven Engineering technologies help increasing efficiency by raising the level of abstraction. Domain-Specific Languages as an integral part of Model-Driven Engineering support the description of different facets of the problem domain in a clean and concise way.

During the development of a workflow and data management system for radiation oncology, we experienced that the interaction between the user and the system engineer is crucial to prevent foreign domain aspects from creeping into the Domain-Specific Language. These extra-domain aspects introduce unnecessary complexity. To address this challenge, we used Domain-Driven Design methods. These methods helped keeping the Domain-Specific Language concise which resulted in an efficient software development effort.

About the presentors

John Wolfgang is a Radiation Oncology Physicist at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, Massachusetts, affiliated with Harvard Medical School and working on the integration of a new proton therapy machine within the department of Radiation Oncology.

Frank van der Kruijssen is working as a System Architect at ICT Group. He and his team worked closely together with John on the design and integration of the workflow and data management system.

Location

The lecture is hosted at Brainport Industries Campus. Their address is: BIC 1, 5657 BX Eindhoven.
If your navigation can’t find the address, please use Rijtackerweg 15, Eindhoven.

STAF 2019 – Industry Day

The STAF Industry Day event will showcase practical applications of Model Based/Driven technologies in industry, showing the level of adoption in industry and reflecting on the associated challenges. The event is an opportunity for networking with relevant academics and industrial partners in the field.

ICT is a proud sponsor of the event.

ICT Group at STAF

During the event, several informative sessions will take place. During Session 1: Applications of Domain Specific Languages, our colleague Frank van der Kruijssen will present an interactive case study for Radiation Oncology Workflow. Frank will present together with John Wolfgang from Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School.

Session 1 – Presentation: 11:00-11:40
User Interactions and their impact on DSL Design: An interactive case study for Radiation Oncology Workflow

The complexity of software intensive systems is increasing, directly impacting development efficiency. Model-Driven Engineering technologies help increasing efficiency by raising the level of abstraction. Domain-Specific Languages as an integral part of Model-Driven Engineering support the description of different facets of the problem domain in a clean and concise way.

During the development of a workflow and data management system for radiation oncology, we experienced that the interaction between the user and the system engineer is crucial to prevent foreign domain aspects from creeping into the Domain-Specific Language. These extra-domain aspects introduce unnecessary complexity. To address this challenge, we used Domain-Driven Design methods. These methods helped keeping the Domain-Specific Language concise which resulted in an efficient software development effort.

Visit ICT at our stand

During the STAF Industry Day, ICT will be present with a stand. Please come and visit us and see how we have modelled the Fishertechnik Factory Simulation.
Learn more and watch the video.

About the event

Learn more about STAF Industry Day 2019 and watch the program.

Software Technologies: Applications and Foundations (STAF) is a federation of leading conferences on software technologies. It was formed after the end of the successful TOOLS federated event in 2012, providing a loose umbrella organisation with a steering committee that aims to provide continuity.

The STAF federated event runs annually. The conferences that participate may vary from year to year, but all focus on practical and foundational advances in software technology. The conferences address all aspects of software technology, from object-oriented design, testing, mathematical approaches to modelling and verification, transformation, model-driven engineering, aspect-oriented techniques, and tools.

Software-Centric Systems Conference

Software runs the world, speed up your development.

On October 10th, ICT Group is present at the Software-Centric Systems Conference with an exhibition stand. Come and meet us! We are presenting several demos: MOTAR and MCP. Moreover, we elaborate on Model Driven Engineering. This is a software development methodology that saves businesses a significant amount of time and money and enables them to streamline their operations. We are demonstrating this method with the Fischertechnik factory simulation.

Presentation Managing cultural diversity in software projects
During the conference, our colleague Tjitske Hartman will be giving a presentation.

The tech and IT sector in the Eindhoven area is booming and resources are scarce. Without the international workforce of highly skilled migrants, our sector would not be able to blossom. These days, recruiting abroad is not a ‘could’ but a ‘should’, hence teams become more international. But how do you handle the extra dynamics of having cross-cultural teams while managing your (software) projects? Making English your corporate language and hope for the best will probably not get you too far. ICT Group has faced the challenge and would like to share experiences and best practices with you.

Come visit the presentation from 11:45 – 12:25h and from 16:00 – 16:40h.

About the event

The Software-Centric Systems Conference (SC2) is the leading software engineering conference in Europe. At SC2, professionals and decision makers in information-intensive markets share best practices in the crucial and strategic discipline of complex software development. Facilitating the exchange of knowledge and experiences, the conference helps them with the use of technology, to drive innovation and to provide insight in emerging trends. Through an inspiring programme of structured and informal networking they can share ideas on how to make the software engineering process more reliable and more efficient, in order to improve the time-to-market and time-to-value.

HEX 2018

On the weekend of the 16th March, three hundred budding software engineers will gather together to take part in a mass Hackathon in Eindhoven, HEX 2018. For thirty-two hours straight, they will be challenged to design and build solutions to a range of difficult software centric problems related to various innovative themes. One of these themes, Smart Factory Automation, has been constructed by engineers from Verum and ICT Group to highlight the challenges of designing automation systems for the Smart Factories of the future.

By all indications, society is entering an era of software driven innovation and as a result it is going to become increasingly dependent on cyber-physical systems and systems-of-systems. Realizing the intended social and economic benefits, and mitigating the inherent risks, will depend on ability of software engineers to be able to rapidly and economically design complex yet robust and reliable software systems. This is the precisely the goal of the HEX 2018 Smart Factory Automation challenge.

The emphasis of the challenge will be on rapidly producing a reliable, robust factory automation controller capable of flexibly “manufacturing” products by processing “widgets” in a user defined order. For the purposes of hackathon, the “factory” concerned is a Fischer Techniek “Factory Simulation” driven by four Beagleboard networked computers.

Participants to the challenge will be encouraged to use Verum’s Dezyne software engineering toolset to specify, design, verify, validate and generate software for the factory controller application. Engineers from ICT Group and Verum will closely support teams, day and night during the hackathon. The winning team will have used Dezyne to produce a fully operational and demonstrably robust & reliable Smart Factory Automation controller.

As a whole the HEX 2018 is an event not-to-be-missed for anyone with an addiction to software development and a desire to learn how to rapidly and reliably innovate in software.

Strypes attends Software-Centric Systems Conference (SC2)

MEET THE CREAM OF THE SOFTWARE CROP
SC2 is the leading software engineering conference in Europe for sharing best practices in the crucial and strategic discipline of complex software development. Through an inspiring programme figureheads from industry and academia exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences on how to improve their time-to-market and time-to-value.

SC2 brings together leading figures from industry and academia to exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences about the challenges of engineering current and future generations software systems.

Strypes will attend this conference as sponsor.

For further information take a look at the website.