Product Information Management (PIM) is the technology-enabled discipline of centralizing, organizing, categorizing, localizing, synchronizing and enrichening product data. But did you know PIM can enhance the customer experience significantly? What does data about your products have to do with customer experience, you might ask? A lot actually.Read More
This blog post is a recap of John Radcliffe’s webinar, hosted by Stibo Systems: “Revisiting Gartner’s Seven Building Blocks of MDM: A Framework for Success”. You can listen to the full on-demand version here.Read More
What’s the most important thing in real estate? According to the old saying: location, location, location. But the sentiment can also be applied to enterprise master data.Read More
Most industries have felt the winds of change for a while now. A change where digital strategies, customer-centricity, and product innovation are making its way to the heart of business. And now these winds are blowing across Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industries. How do CPG companies set sails to benefit from the changes and the emerging trends and predictions that are surfacing in the industry right now? In this post, we list what we see as the seven most prominent mega-trends affecting CPG right now, what challenges and opportunities they bring and what you can do to leverage the synergies existing within them.Read More
The GDPR is a new legislation designed to strengthen the protection of EU citizens’ personal data, by setting new standards for the management and use of the data, whether your business is European or not (you can find much more useful information on this GDPR site).
Up until now, businesses have traditionally ‘owned’ the personal data of their customers, employees and other individuals. But from May 25th, 2018 individuals will be given several new personal data rights, putting the ownership right back in to the hands of each individual. From then on, personal data, such as email address, phone number, social media handles, location data and more, will be on a loan basis only, as individuals can request all of their data deleted or transferred to someone else anytime they want.Read More
The intersection of digital technology and heightened consumer expectation has had a collosal impact on nearly every industry. Regardless of what your business does, you are likely under intense pressure to deliver new products, services and growth faster than ever before. From niche competitors and digitally minded upstarts to established monolith competitors, the stakes are constantly being raised. So how do you keep up?Read More
This blog post is a summary of our recent webinar “Digital disruption for Product Information Management” presented by Darren Cooper, Director of Industry Solutions, Stibo Systems. To get even more insight on this topic, hear the full webinar (30 minutes) on-demand, and for free, here.
It’s no surprise that product information managers’ jobs are getting a little more complicated these days. Products, offerings and services are becoming more complex to design, sell and monitor. For companies who want to support digital disruptive products and services, Product Information Management (PIM) processes will need to evolve quite significantly.Read More
Given the current state of data growth and the brink of Industry 4.0, the importance of organized data is greater than ever. The way your organization adapts to the large amounts of data about your suppliers is crucial to your success in the industry.Read More
Just a year from now the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), that aims to strengthen data protection for individuals, will come into force. It will affect all companies inside and outside of Europe that are storing and managing personal data of European citizens.Read More
The objective of data governance is to provide insights into the availability, usability, integrity, security and privacy of data. As the amount of data organizations handle grows, establishing efficient data privacy policies and processes is critical. Furthermore, data privacy must be embedded in new systems and crafted onto existing legacy systems and networks. But privacy is far from just about software and hardware. It’s very much about people.Read More