Tag: attributes

Don’t Put the Accuracy “Cart” Ahead of the Completeness “Horse”

By | August 28th, 2014

Throughout time, grandiose aspirations have seemingly convoluted processes and procedures.  What exactly do I mean by this? The Foodservice Industry has been struggling with this balancing act for a number of years now. The balance between reaching an Ultimate Goal vs. Ability to Execute towards that goal. That balancing act has never been more tested […]

GDSN® Major Release 3

By | July 15th, 2014

1WorldSync remains committed to the GDSN standards and will support the upcoming GDSN release, Major Release 3.  With this release, GDSN will be better enabled to more quickly implement new requests into the standard.  There are also many enhancements to existing attribute sets, including nutrients, ingredients, allergens, tax, hazardous materials, promotional, packaging and many others. […]

I’m not sure what UDI stands for, how will my Organization be ready for compliance?

By | July 7th, 2014

A recent United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation, issued on September 24, 2014 has medical device manufacturers on a global basis, readying their organizations for compliance. The new regulation requires most medical devices to be marked and labeled with a unique device identifier (UDI) and then entered into the FDA’s Global Unique Device […]

GDSN® all grown up…

By | April 16th, 2014

It’s been over 10 years since the first data was exchanged via the Global Data Synchronization Network™ (GDSN) and much has changed.  In my 10 years of involvement in product data exchange through the GDSN, data synchronization and information exchange has never been more exciting than it is now.  The ability to talk first-hand about […]