Interested in the foundations of conceptual modelling? You may like to watch the keynote speech of Robert Pergl given in Vienna, September 2019.
In this keynote, I discuss two pillars of intellectual human endeavour: naming and hierarchies. I dig into the essence of these corner-stones of conceptualisation and explore their presence, significance and forms in various disciplines. Challenges of naming and hierarchies in engineering disciplines are discussed and lessons learned are formulated.
On 24th August, 2016 Robert Pergl with Peter Uhnák presented article about our open modelling platform OpenPonk, formerly known as DynaCASE, on this year’s conference ESUG (European Smalltalk User Group), which is held here in Prague at CTU, within IWST (International Workshop on Smalltalk Technologies) block. Even if you coudn’t attend the conference or just our presentation, you can take a look here.
The following day, Peter Uhnák presented platform OpenPonk itself during main schedule of ESUG 2016 conference. You can enjoy this presentation here as well.
We warmly invite you to this year’s conference of the European Smalltalk Users’ Group, which this year we host directly at the CTU in Prague. The event will take place soon, namely August 22nd to 26th, so do not hesitate to registrate. It is also a great opportunity for students, you can register as volunteers with the comment “local student volunteer.”
For more information about the event (including registration) visit the ESUG website.
Formetis Consultants, our Dutch industrial partner and sponsor invited our students working on enterprise engineering topics into their headquarters in Boxtel, The Netherlands. We presented our work, got valuable feedback and support from the CEO Steven van Kervel. Prof. Jan Dietz also came to see our progress. The involved topics were:
The CIAO! App – a diploma thesis of Bc. Roman Lánský focused on designing a simple messaging and task management application based on the PSI theory and implementing a prototype.
Transformation of DEMO models into BPMN – a diploma thesis of Bc. Ondřej Mráz, which continues the work of Štěpán Heller, MSc.: an effort to bring the DEMO rigour into the BPMN world and vice versa: providing an intuitive visualisation of DEMO transactions.
Ongoing work on the Action Model in Formetis DEMO Engine done by Bc. Marek Skotnica as his diploma thesis.
Bc. Peter Uhnák presented ourDynaCASE project and we discussed the synergies with the DEMO Engine.
We also had a very nice social event with great Belgium beer! :-). Thank you, Formetis, for your kind support and hospitality!
We were present at this year’s European Smalltalk Users’ Group flagship event, which was held in Brescia, Italy. Although the weather was very hot, the conference was COOL! So many big things running in Smalltalk! Iceland’s mobile network, processors manufacturing and, of course, many business systems. Pharo really rocks, Pharo 5 is under massive development, cool stuff planned. Amazing things — you definitely need to check the GT Tools! More things retweeted on @RobertPergl.
Our DynaCASE project was present by its main programmers — Peter Uhnák and Honza Blizničenko — and got a lot of attention from the community. Michal Balda presented his Querier — a new database query system for Pharo inspired by NotORM.
Sad that you missed it? Do not dispair! ESUG 2016 will be in Prague, organised by FIT & CCMi ;-).
President of ESUG, prof. Stephane Ducasse
Peter Uhnák presents the DynaCASE project
DynaCASE attracted attention.
Michal Balda presents his Querier
Enjoying a delicious Italian pizza
Smalltalk rules also robots!
Honza Blizničenko working on Roassal at Camp Smalltalk