Jason Dirner, Lead Electronics Engineer, AFC DEVCOM C5ISR Center & SOSA Technical Working Group Chair
SOSA Expert Interview
An interview with Jason Dirner, SOSA Technical Working Group Chair
Jason is serving his second term as the chair of the SOSA™ Technical Working Group. He is the primary representative from C5ISR Center within the SOSA Steering Committee. Prior to serving as the chair of TWG, he was the vice-chair of the Hardware Working Group since SOSA’s inception. Drawing from experience with other open standards such as CMOSS, MORA, VICTORY, REDHAWK, VITA and HOST, Jason speaks about the inception and importance of SOSA, the intersection of existing open standards as well as what's to come with SOSA 1.0 and beyond.
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In Case You Missed It!
SOSA & FACE Technical Interchange Meeting
Vice Admiral G. Dean Peters
The Open Group Consortia FACE™ and SOSA™ Technical Interchange Meeting (Virtual TIM) was hosted by NAVAIR PMA-209 and took place on March 23. Close to 800 people registered to hear experts from government and industry speak regarding the SOSA and FACE Open Standards. This number is a true testament to the level of interest and commitment to open standards.
Read the TIM Event Overview
Watch TIM Presentations
See SOSA In Action!
SOSA Aligned Demo Videos Launched In Conjunction with the TIM:
The success of the SOSA standard depends on its volunteers and leadership. If you wish to join a working group, go here for a complete list:
SOSA Technical Working Group
SOSA Business Working Group
A Co-Lead position for the Business Architecture Working Group is available. If interested, please contact Reggie Hammond at email@example.com.
SOSA Technical Status
Currently Snapshot 3 with anticipated V1.0 release Summer 2021.
Membership has grown to over 100 organizations. Welcome the Q1 2021 new members:
Radiall USA, Inc.
For a complete list of SOSA members:
The Next SOSA VIRTUAL All Hands Committee Meeting is scheduled for June 1-4, 2021- To register please go here. You must be a SOSA Member to attend.