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RosettaNet Sets Launch Date

RosettaNet, the massive PC industry effort to standardizeelectronic-business processes, formally moved into its pilot stage yesterday. The group, which comprises all the major PC industry players, said that 30 companies have committed to use the RosettaNet standards by Feb. 2, 2000, a day the group called eConcert Readiness Day.

The standards effort, spearheaded by group leader and Ingram Micro executive Fadi Chehade, defined so-called partner interface processes, or PIPs, between member companies. The PIPs define how transactions are conducted up and down the IT supply chain, including between manufacturers, software publishers, distributors, resellers, integrators, and end users. The first three PIP pilots are scheduled for June 25, with five more partner link-ups slated for August. By February, all 30 eConcert companies will be in full production mode.

Such standard product and process definitions are crucial if today's fledgling industry business practices, such as vendor- and distributor-managed inventory and build-to- order, are to become truly viable. The RosettaNet standards will enable the flow of information necessary to make those business models a reality. Users, meanwhile, will gain better electronic purchasing and a true audit trail that traces an order up and down the supply chain.

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