[TIGER Logo] Engineering Service Bureau (ESB) Paradigm

This paradigm presents ESBs as organizations that offer affordable, Internet-based, product-specific capabilities ranging from highly-automtated self-service analyses to one-of-a-kind full-service analyses. STEP product data-driven capabilities built upon DAI techniques are the hallmark of this type of bureau, enabling friendly usage by non-analysts. IntrAnet-based ESBs inside larger companies are are also envisioned to enhance designer access to analysis. See the following links for further information.

  • The Engineering Service Bureau- Empowering SMEs to Improve Collaboratively Developed Products - CALS Expo'97.

  • Technology Guidelines for the Engineering Service Bureau Paradigm

    Other TIGER ESB-Related Links

  • TIGER Design-Analysis Integration Focus - for underlying techniques.

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