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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 […]

1WorldSync’s Concept Videos Explain Impactful Attribute Changes Coming with Major Release 3

By | July 20th, 2015

1WorldSync Major Release 3 subject matter experts have created Concept Videos to help explain some of the more impactful changes coming with Major Release 3. This allows you another option of learning about these topics. The current list of videos are specific to Item Management and include the following topics:

How 1WorldSync Became Major Release 3 Certified

By | June 25th, 2015

What did 1WorldSync accomplish?  Successfully completed GDSN Major Release 3 Certification Testing. Achieving this milestone confirms that 1WorldSync meets the GDSN technical requirements for party and item synchronization.

Components Accurately Describe the Contents of Packages with More than One Set of Ingredients

By | May 21st, 2015

When a product is composed of multiple sub-units, we call those sub-units “components.” Products with components may contain various pieces to a set, like a table and chairs – or may be a multipack of different elements, like a box of multi-flavored yogurt with different ingredients. With the changes introduced with Major Release 3, information […]

Transparency – The New Consumer and Corporate Social Mandate

By | May 20th, 2015

For some time now we have been living in an era of Transparency. Transparency in our policies and procedures, transparency in the business practices we operate, and transparency in the products and services we buy in business and in our daily lives. The transparent manner in which consumers expect to discover, buy and express opinions about products or services is the new norm […]