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Interoperability and the DMIS experience



John A. Horst


Because they enable true interoperability, information exchange standards can help manufacturers reduce cost and improve product quality, but only if the standards are developed and implemented correctly. We will answer questions manufacturers and suppliers commonly ask, namely, what are information exchange standards, what is true (and false) interoperability, what's the return on investment (ROI) for information exchange standards, what is required to achieve the maximum ROI, and what are the pitfalls and common criticisms of information exchange standards. As we offer answers to these questions, we will give illustration through the experience of working on the Dimensional Measurement Interface Standard (DMIS).
Quality Magazine


Interoperability, Manufacturing, Quality Information, DMIS, Dimensional Metrology, Information Exchange Standards, Manufacturing Quality


Horst, J. (2009), Interoperability and the DMIS experience, Quality Magazine (Accessed July 18, 2024)


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Created October 30, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017