Bluestone Software, Inc., announced strategic alliances with Grant Thornton LLP, modis Inc., and Technology Solutions Company to establish Total-e-Business Services consulting and implementation practices. Each organization has committed to creating an e-business practice based on Total-e-Business, Bluestone’s e-business solution that meets the exacting demands of the people responsible for e-business operations, sales, marketing, and finance. By aligning with Bluestone, the Total-e-Business Services providers will be trained and certified on the comprehensive integrated e-business platform that combines components for content management, personalization, integration, and e-commerce with Bluestone’s Sapphire/Web Application Server infrastructure and Bluestone XML Suite integration server – based upon JavaServer Pages (JSP) and XML standards.