CALS - Continuous Acquisition and Life Cycle Support

  • Alting, Leo (Project Manager)
  • Larsen, Michael Holm (Project Participant)
  • Thomsen, Finn Tang (Project Participant)

    Project Details


    CALS Center Denmark is a new research and development project established July 1, 1996, by a consortium consisting of DTI - Danish Technological Institute, DTU -
    Technical University of Denmark, Bang & Olufsen A/S, Odense Steel Ship Yard A/S and Nilfisk A/S. The main purpose of the center is to strengthen Danish industry
    regarding information management.
    CALS is a concept for improving productivity. CALS was initiated by Department of Defence USA in 1985. The main purpose of CALS is to digitise and structure all
    information that is exchanged among industrial partners in the entire product life cycle by the use of existing information technology.
    The topics in the industrial companies covers Electronic Data Interchange - EDI with suppliers (using e.g EDIFACT or Internet), Electronic Commerce and information
    management in the company where a Product State Model is applied to integrate the activities in the company in a dynamic fashion.
    After Assoc. Professor Arne Bilberg left the Department, Professor Leo Alting became project manager.
    Effective start/end date01/07/199630/06/2000


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