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Bruce Powel Douglass

Bruce Powel Douglass is chief evangelist for IBM Rational, a leading producer of tools for real-time systems development. He contributed to the original specication of the Unified Modeling Language and is former co-chair of the Object Management Group’s Real-Time Analysis and Design Working Group. He consults to many companies and organizations on building both small- and large-scale, real-time, safety-critical systems. He is the author of several books showing how to apply software development best practices in real-time and embedded systems development, including Doing Hard Time, Real-Time UML, Real-Time Design Patterns (all from Addison-Wesley) and Real-Time UML Workshop for Embedded Systems (Elsevier).