NEWS - Wednesday, October 10, 2001
Microsofts Relies Upon AlventiveMicrosoft has selected Alventive Collaborative Design Solutions to help produce the Xbox. Microsoft will utilize Alventive Quick Collaboration and Alventive PreSourcing Collaboration to facilitate online collaborations between developers and suppliers and to streamline the sourcing process.
"We look to Alventives solutions to provide the extended development team with increased visibility across all design-related activities and projects," said Todd Holmdahl, general manager of hardware, Xbox Group. "Since we have many internal teams and external suppliers involved in the production of the Xbox, we needed a solution that allows us to easily and effectively collaborate with all critical parties."