News & Events

Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) in the IDW

  • 12 May 2016
  • idw

The IDW now allows manufacturers to provide their product ECCN to distributors. Knowing your product’s ECCN allows you to determine the reasons for export control of the item, which transactions may require an export license based on the country of destination, and which license exceptions may apply.

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IDEA Dictionary: What The UNSPSC Is and Why It’s Important

When dealing with data, and all related terminology, you may feel like you’re trying to speak a foreign language. In the interest of keeping things clear and simple, we will introduce commonly-used terms in each newsletter that will help you navigate the data shorthand and learn the lingo. This week, we define the UNSPSC and explain its importance for the success of your eCommerce business.

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Updated IDW Features and New Resource Now Available

  • 25 Apr 2016
  • idw

As part of IDEA's continuous efforts to enhance the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW), our customers now have access to "IDEA Release Notes" - a master list of the latest IDW updates, Standards release notes, and a sneak peek at upcoming features currently in the works.

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ETIM Committee: Background and Updates

As globalization transforms the way we do business, strategic initiatives that focus on improving our industry’s connectedness across national borders become increasingly necessary. To learn more about the initiative, IDEA is hosting a high-level ETIM education session at the 2016 IDEA eBiz Forum, May 25-27, in Orlando, FL.

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IDEA Dictionary: Invoice Description

When dealing with data, and all related terminology, you may feel like you’re trying to speak a foreign language. In the interest of keeping things clear and simple, we will introduce commonly used terms that will help you navigate the data shorthand and learn the lingo. This week, we bring you: Invoice Description.

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