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TradeStone and PLM Standards Setting: Just Another Product Steering Committee, or Something Much More?

Published: 26 May 2009

ID: G00180806

Analyst(s): Janet Suleski , Michael Burkett


Working with its customers, TradeStone plans to create a set of product lifecycle management standards for the retail industry. Agile Software has already set a precedent for a standards creation effort led initially by a software vendor, and much like Agile, ultimate success for TradeStone may lie in letting go after the first stage is complete.

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