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Terry Longstreth

Retired, Independent Consultant

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Summary: 26 years with IBM, followed by 16 years with Lockheed; Background in software development, Database management, and related data / systems architectures. Last assignment in Lockheed was supporting IC and DoD as Data Standards expert.

Terry Longstreth is a Senior Member of ACM, a Systems Engineer and specialist in Data and Information Standards, Data Architecture and Data Systems Development.

He has been active in research, development, design and integration of large, complex database systems since the early 1970s. Until his retirement in June 2009, he was affiliated continuously with Lockheed Martin's Integrated Systems and Global Services (IS&GS) and its predecessors, since starting out with IBM's Federal Systems Division in June of 1967 as an assembly language programmer on IBM 1410 and 360 computers. His IBM/Lockheed career included 10 years of international assignments in Asia, Europe, and Australia.

In 2003, Terry was certified by Lockheed Martin Mission Systems as a Technical Specialist in Database Engineering.

Specialties: In retirement, he serves as a volunteer engineering and standards consultant. Current activities include:

(1) NCOIC SCOPE and Netcentric Attributes working groups

(2) CCSDS/MOIMS and APARSEN sponsored ISO Primary Trusted Digital Repository Authorisation Body (PTAB) which is currently preparing accreditation processes for standard ISO 16363 for certifying Trustworthy Digital Repositories and qualifying auditors for them.

(3) ISO TC37/SC 3 Working group on Ontology Interoperability (OntoIop)