Philippe Baumann is co-founder and member of the board of integratio GmbH (http://www.integratio.com), based in Zurich. Philippe studied Informatics at the University of Hagen (D) and was involved in software development and application integration since the mid-eighties. In 1998, he started with UML, and its usage in system integration and electronic data interchange between companies. Today he is the project manager and consultant for technical aspects and implementation of software integration using UML. He is also active in the field of implementation and integration of Open Source business software such as ERP and CRM.