Topic "Master Data Management"

GS1 about the EU Food Information Regulation and its Impact

Manufacturers and retailers of pre-packed food and beverage – especially those selling online – are affected by the European Food Information Regulation EU 1169/2011 since its introduction in December 2014. The regulation aims to make sure that consumers can make informed food buying decisions at the point-of-sale by giving them product information about quality, nutritional... more

Master Data Management. Ultra-Simplified.

Empowering Business Users and Data Stewards to Improve Data Quality, Together. Business-critical data about your customers, suppliers, products is fundamental to the smooth functioning of today’s organizations. During my interactions with many business and IT leaders responsible for running master data management projects, I hear recurring questions. Regardless of the type of data managed, one... more

Why Organizations Choose Informatica MDM over Any Other Vendor

Choosing the Master Data Management (MDM) solution that works best for their organization has been a difficult job for companies. A successful MDM implementation requires a well-integrated data quality, data integration and business process management functionalities to ensure success. Combine this with a vast number of vendors with varying functionalities, application specific data quality checks... more

5 Ways to Improve Your Supplier Onboarding

Today, your suppliers are seen as a source of know-how and innovation leading towards a new way of collaborating and interacting with. Effectively managing suppliers, supplier relationships and their information is of growing strategic importance and value. If your organization has a strong supplier relationship management (SRM), collaboration and engagement, you will benefit of a... more

Transforming Shoppers to Buyers using Product Information

Transforming Shoppers to Buyers using Product Information Today’s shopper has more ways to learn about available products than ever before. As a result, buyers have become smarter, which creates new challenges for sellers. However, for the smart seller, the change can also create opportunities. To identify these opportunities, let us examine what a typical shopper... more

New Supplier Management Survey: Cost Reduction and Compliance are Main Pressures

In a new report based on survey results, “The Value of Strategic Supplier Data Management”, The Aberdeen Group reviewed how supplier data is used, managed, and leveraged to achieve superior supply chain performance. The report summarizes survey results among supply chain, sourcing and procurement organizations across all industries and geographies. In particular, it examines the... more

Why Clean Data is An Asset

In the early days of data management (let’s say the 1990s-2000s. A lifetime ago – if you’re a millennial!) data quality was a cog in IT’s gears to support each incremental and ultimately disappointing attempt to get the business to start embracing that massive data warehouse investment.   Data quality was a tool, but not yet... more

Master Data Management Can Turn You into a Hero

I attended Master Data Management and Data Governance Summit in San Francisco last week. The two day event had as many as 20 sessions covering broadest and deepest practical advice on both MDM and Data Governance initiatives. Among many great sessions, one of my favorite sessions was from Anthony Vitale on overcoming the pitfalls for... more