It’s not news to anyone that today’s data-driven market is constantly changing. Consumer demand has changed the way businesses operate as it applies to product development. That said, how can your organization meet customers’ demands while ensuring quality products? This is where the combination of product lifecycle management (PLM) and product master data management (PMDM), traditionally known as product information management (PIM), can help you stay ahead of your competitors.Read More
Recently, I arranged for a parcel to be shipped internationally. The online ordering and payment process was simple, and my package was scheduled to be collected from me and sent the next day; in time for the event it was intended. I thought I was pleased...Read More
Product Information Management (PIM), DAM, EAM, PII, data enrichment, matching and linking. Not quite sure what all those abbreviations, terms and hypes mean and how they relate to Master Data Management (MDM)? Get your MDM definitions in one place in this A-Z of MDM.Read More
Cloud storage, regulatory compliance, security breaches – the list of factors that have driven companies to make changes to the way they manage data in recent years is endless. Combine this with the dramatic increase in the data most organizations now hold, and you end up with a highly challenging situation (and potentially missed business opportunities).
Take a look at your own data scenario. If any of the following sounds familiar to you, it may well be you have a data problem that needs to be fixed. Soon.Read More
We’re more than halfway into the year 2017. And what better time to take a look at what you – our readers – have found to be the most interesting topics and blog posts during these first six months. Maybe you’ve missed one of these great posts? This is your chance to (re-)read them. These are the five most viewed posts:Read More
Product Information Management (PIM) is the technology-enabled discipline of centralizing, organizing, categorizing, localizing, synchronizing and enriching 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 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
Whether their customers are individuals or global enterprises, all industries now face a range of challenges and opportunities presented by a ‘digital-first’ world. As a consequence, traditional companies are looking for ways of complementing and differentiating their product-based business models with value-based services. A recent Frost & Sullivan estimation foresees that 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies are expected to develop new business models that provide product-as-a-service.Read More
The American food industry is gearing up to make the first changes to the standard nutrition label in more than two decades. The new FDA label requirements include updated daily values, an increased focus on calories per serving, and other significant modifications such as the addition of added sugars, nutrients and updated serving sizes. Manufacturers will need to have the new nutrition facts labels in place to consumers by July 26, 2018.Read More
It’s no secret that 2016 is the year of Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics and related technologies including smart devices. And it’s nothing new that this is impacting our lives in ways we didn’t think possible just a few years ago. This summer it will be interesting to see these technologies unfold when some of the world’s biggest sporting events take place.Read More