Date: 09/12/2022

Meeting Attendance:

Name Title Attended
Chris Gill Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
David (DJ) James Tech Director for Software, DRS Land Systems
Andrew Job Founder and CEO, Plotlogic
Adam Mitz OpenDDS Product Lead and Distinguished Engineer, Object Computing
Matt Mueller Enterprise Operations Branch Head, United States Navy
Marc Neeley VP of Architecture, Object Computing X
Jason Schindler 2GM Managing Director, Object Computing
Johnny Willemsen CTO, Remedy IT
Justin Wilson Principal Software Engineer, Object Computing
Jen Wiese OpenDDS Community Engagement Manager, Object Computing X
Geetika Sharma OpenDDS Area Project Manager, Object Computing

The Meeting Was Led By: Adam Mitz


  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Updates Since Last Meeting
  • Case Study: AXCIOMA - Johnny Willemsen (Remedy IT)
  • Foundation Sponsorship
  • Website Refresh
  • Open Discussion
  • Agenda for Next Meeting

Updates Since Last Meeting (AM)

  • OpenDDS 3.21 (released June 24)
  • Webinars delivered
    • Getting started as an open source contributor
    • Using OpenDDS’s RtpsRelay to Connect IoT/IIoT Applications
  • Articles published
    • Bridging OpenDDS and MQTT
    • Converting A Restful WebService To OpenDDS: Security
  • 15th Anniversary of OpenDDS 1.0 (July 9, 2007)! Celebrations held at OCI

Case Study Presentation: AXCIOMA

Foundation Sponsorships (Geetika)

  • Corporate and Community Sponsorship options available
  • Currently have one corporate sponsor: Object Computing, Inc
  • Informed the group of the sponsorships available and to reach out if they or their organization is keen to become a sponsor
  • Also asked for recommendations on organizations that may be a good candidate for us to talk to about sponsorship.

Website Refresh (Adam)

  • Work is ongoing towards updating the website
  • The goal is to update the site to clearly explain the technology, services offered, and show why OpenDDS differentiators make it the superior DDS solution.
  • The desired outcomes are
    • Raise awareness
    • Support the user community
    • Encourage adoption of OpenDDS
    • Forms to get contact info from users
  • What are our differentiators
    • Open Source
    • Superior Support
    • Always Innovating
  • Our target audience
    • 29-54, male
  • User stories supported
    • Business decision makers under Learn more
    • Technologists and technology influencers under Get started
    • Existing OpenDDS users under Get Support and Get Involved

Open Discussion / Qs and As (All)

Agenda for Next Meeting (All)

Date: December 12th 2022 Afternoon

Note: we are alternating mornings and afternoons Central Time to accommodate timezones for all TAB members

  • Topics
    • Next Case Study Presentation: TBD