In the last UML/MoDELS conference, Stephen Mellor gave a keynote speech in which he claimed that modeling will be commonplace in industry in three years time (you can read my summary here: http://bit.ly/1yAkWo
The problem is that himself acknowledged that he has been giving the same answer for the last 20 years. So, my questions is: Is this time for real? Are we really on the verge of seeing a generalized adoption of modeling? I've to say that I'm not that optimistic. What is your opinion?