20 Jun 2014
On June 16, 2014 the Object Management Group (OMG) announced that its Board of Directors adopted "Essence Kernel and Language for Software Engineering Methods" as an official OMG standard.
"We're very excited that Essence has been adopted as an official OMG standard," said Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman and CEO of OMG. "By providing a common set of core concepts and language, Essence allows practitioners to flexibly construct and adapt software engineering methods. A very large ‘thank you' to our members in the Essence 1.0 Finalization Task Force for getting it through the OMG technology adoption process."