The Methods & Tools Special Interest Group held its monthly meeting dedicated to revision of common interface specifications on January 6, 2016 from 5 pm till 7 pm Central European Time.



Method and Tools Guidelines (Status of Digital Key for PIA signing, status of Type Library)

Parameter Errata & Clarifications (public release status)

Persistence Errata & Clarifications (edits to be made)

Utilities Errata & Clarifications (edits to be made)

COSE Simulation Context (Update on implementation of mechanism for PME to request PMC halt calculation)

Outcome: Added a summary to the Persistence E&C document.. The persistence E&C document was approved by the SIG to be sent for peer review.

Began editing the Utilities E&C document: first issue is which process modeling components (PMCs) are primary PMCs that must implement ICapeUtilities.One item of agreement is that future business specification documents need to state clearly which PMCs are primary PMCs requiring implementation of ICapeUtilties.


Picture of Bill BARRETT (US EPA representative) in December 2018Contact Bill BARRETT (representative of US Environmental Protection Agency, leader of the Methods & Tools Special Interest Group) should you wish to join the Methods & Tools Special Interest Group. Its charter is: “Improve integration, and expand utilization of Computer-Aided Process Engineering (CAPE) applications within the enterprise through identification and resolution of existing cross-cutting issues with the CAPE-OPEN platform, develop mechanisms for use of CAPE within other application domains, and incorporate advances in information technology into the CAPE-OPEN platform.”