Flashline, Alltel Agree on Component Reuse Deal
Alltel will use Flashline's reusable software components in an enterprisewide software reuse initiative.Flashline Inc. on Monday announced a deal with Alltel Information Services Inc. in which Alltel will use Flashlines reusable software components in an enterprisewide software reuse initiative. Cleveland-based Flashline said Alltel, based in Little Rock, Ark., has chosen Flashlines Component Manager, Enterprise Edition (CMEE) as the foundation for its reuse initiative. Alltel bought an enterprise license for Flashlines CMEE and will standardize on it in an effort to create an assembly line approach to software development, Flashline officials said.
Alltel is targeting its reuse program at streamlining software development across multiple groups, including those creating application software for clients in the financial, mortgage and telecommunications industries. Using CMEE, Alltel will document, categorize and publish existing software components and assets, and make them available for use throughout the organization, Alltel officials said. Alltel officials also said the company hopes to improve communication and collaboration with CMEE.