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Development Plan: Configuration Management Systems and Services

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Author(s)

Sanford P. Ressler, Susan Katz

Abstract

This document describes a plan to establish configuration management systems and services to serve the needs of both international and national efforts. The National PDES Testbed was established at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in 1988 under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Defense Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistics Support (CALS) program. A major goal of the Testbed is to provide technical leadership in a national effort to implement a complete and useful specification for the exchange of product data. This specification must be designed to meet the needs of American industry and the CALS program.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 4413
Report Number
4413

Keywords

CALS, CMS, configuration management systems, PDES, product data, STEP

Citation

Ressler, S. and Katz, S. (1990), Development Plan: Configuration Management Systems and Services, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.4413, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=821461 (Accessed April 22, 2024)
Created December 31, 1989, Updated October 12, 2021