Walmart.com is getting ready for Cyber Week…Are you?

By | September 15th, 2015

Where did summer go? Fall decorations, Halloween costumes and cold weather gear surrounds us and yet summer still lingers. It’s crazy how retail brings the seasons to us before mother-nature does. I have now succumbed to pumpkin lattes, Oktoberfest beers and started to decorate in browns and gold.

Translate images into dollars

By | September 14th, 2015

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but, in today’s economy, it’s also worth thousands of dollars. Understanding the importance of digital assets seems second nature.  A product’s main image is the salesman at 3:30 am when someone is shopping online.  It’s customer support in the shape of a digitized instruction manual and […]

1WorldSync Annual User Group Europe is just around the corner!

By | September 2nd, 2015

This year the 2015 Annual User Group Europe will be co-located with GS1 Germany’s ECR Tag at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany. Join us for an evening of networking and a full day (September  21 – 22) of engagement with your trading partners and industry peers. At AUG Europe, we will help you […]

Shopping for Quality Content

By | September 2nd, 2015

Recently, I became a father and with that came a bunch of new purchases; changing tables, bath toys, strollers…this was all new to me.  Each new item brought a new set of buying requirements (mostly from my wife).  I didn’t know we needed a certain diaper type for night time, or that a stroller had […]

Regulatory Compliance and Beyond

By | August 21st, 2015

Globally, businesses are experiencing the same challenge: they need robust, trusted, accurate product information. Consumers are demanding it, trading partners are requiring it, and governments are mandating it. While meeting consumer and customer demands are certainly a driver for change, regulatory mandates with tangible repercussions for non-compliance push businesses into action. Organizations all over the […]

4 Steps to Delivering High Quality Product Information Using the GDSN

By | August 14th, 2015

The need for product information is on the rise; everyone wants it and everyone needs it. From your procurement officer to your end consumer, product information is impacting your business’s bottom line. Whether that impact is positive or negative is greatly dependent on the quality of your product information. Enabling your business to deliver high […]

The Power of 1WorldSync Product Information Cloud

By | August 10th, 2015

As an avid reader of Bloomberg Businessweek, I was excited to see cloud technology, code, data management, everything that we, 1WorldSync, live and breathe, dominating the June 2015 issue. It got me thinking, how do we as a world, as an industry, as a business, educate decision makers on: ‘Understanding and unlocking’ the value of […]

Transparency in the Era of Mobile and Social

By | July 28th, 2015

Blog originally featured in Supply & Demand Chain Executive business magazine on July 7, 2015. Information flows quicker and easier than it ever did before. Long gone are the days when we heard about yesterday’s news in the morning paper. Asking someone for directions seems like a quaint ritual of our parents. Asking a hotel concierge […]

Transforming the Global Healthcare Landscape

By | July 23rd, 2015

Blog originally featured in Supply & Demand Chain Executive business magazine on July 20, 2015. The effects of inaccurate product information across the supply chain are tremendous, particularly in the healthcare industry where its implications can mean the difference between wellness and illness, life and death. In recent years, the impact of flawed product information ricocheted […]

Be Efficient. Be Compliant. Be Transparent.

By | July 22nd, 2015

This year more than 250 1WorldSync community members gathered in Austin, Texas for 1WorldSync Annual User Group, Americas to collaborate on hot topics under the theme: Be Efficient. Be Compliant. Be Transparent. With informative sessions addressing key industry pain points relating to supply chain efficiencies, regulatory compliance and any channel commerce, Annual User Group, Americas […]