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National PDES Testbed Implementation Plan: Management and Technical Support Activities



Charles R. McLean


The National PDES Testbed is just one small, but critical, component of a larger international effort to develop product data exchange capabilities. As such, Testbed efforts must be coordinated with other organizations. The Management and Technical Support Activities (MTS) thread provides a mechanism under which a variety of activities will take place. The goal of this thread is to establish a focused effort for critical management and technical support activities which will advance the development of product data standards and related technologies. This document provides an implementation plan for the development of management and technical plans for the CALS/PDES Project and the National PDES Testbed, coordination and synchronization of activities with other organizations, establishment of stable Testbed facilities and systems, and transfer of product data standards technologies to other organizations.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 4647
Report Number


Management and Technical Support Activities (MTS), PDES testbed, data standards, CALS/PDES


McLean, C. (1991), National PDES Testbed Implementation Plan: Management and Technical Support Activities, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed July 25, 2024)


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Created June 1, 1991, Updated October 16, 2008