Insight

Read about our experience and views on product data management in retail, manufacturing & distribution

The product data onboarding challenge for FMCG manufacturers

How can FMCG manufacturers to manage the multiple challenges they face when onboarding product data? We look at the principle issues and focus on leveraging the power of digital technology, sound data governance and excellent supplier and vendor relationships.

Industrial manufacturers: the product data onboarding challenge

For industrial manufacturers, the demand for product data from suppliers is ballooning, bringing with it a potential problem of backlogs due to an inability to keep up with the speed and quantity of product data entering the business. How can working with consultancy partners and technology solution specialists ensure the onboarding process can be smooth and trouble-free?

Three benefits of product data management for manufacturers

As industry 4.0 becomes more commonplace, product data has a significant impact on resource deployment, efficiency, quality, and costs. The tools currently available allow product information management capabilities to generate several benefits for manufacturers.

Five common product data manufacturing use cases

For manufacturers, the benefits of implementing product data management systems are various. This article focuses on some of the most common business use cases which highlight why product data management is an essential tool in today’s fast-moving manufacturing environment.

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail

Why do the large majority of PIM implementation projects fail over the long term? We look at the preparation you need to do before embarking on your PIM project.

The Ins and Outs of a PIM project

There is so much more to a PIM project than the PIM solution. In this article we take you through the steps required such as data governance, processes, migration and hypercare to ensure a successful PIM project.

A day in the life of a…..

Ever wondered what Start with Data Consultants do? How they got into their area of expertise? What challenges they face? Or what value they add to our clients?
In our series of ‘A day in the life of a….’ we interviewed some of our seasoned consultants to answer these questions.