Stephen Mellor is the Chief Technical Officer for the Industrial Internet Consortium, where he aligns groups for business, technology, security and industry for the Industrial Internet.He is a well-known technology consultant on methods for the construction of real-time and embedded systems, a signatory to the Agile Manifesto, and adjunct professor at the Australian National University in Canberra, ACT, Australia. Stephen is the author of Structured Development for Real-Time Systems, Object Lifecycles, Executable UML, and MDA Distilled.Until recently, he was Chief Scientist of the Embedded Software Division at Mentor Graphics, and founder and past president of Project Technology, Inc., before its acquisition. He participated in multiple UML and modeling-related activities at the Object Management Group (OMG), and was a member of the OMG Architecture Board, which is the final technical gateway for all OMG standards. Stephen was the Chairman of the Advisory Board to IEEE Software for ten years and a two-timeGuest Editor of the magazine, most recently for an issue on Model-Driven Development.
The Industrial Internet Consortium delivers transformative business value to organizations, industry and society by accelerating adoption of a trustworthy internet of things. A key enabling technology is distributing computing towards the edge. Why would we do that? What are the business benefits? What are the risks? This presentation focusses on the business aspects of distributed computing in the edge and how it enables digital transformation.