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Standards Updates: IDW Classification and Marketing Descriptor Model v05.00

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The current version of the CMD (CMDv05.00) has been updated to reflect new categories from the latest version of the United Nations Standard Products and Services Codes (UNSPSCv18) ® - released earlier this year - that are applicable to the electrical industry. In addition to the new categories in the CMDv05.00, you will also see a new column titled “Critical Attributes”.

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IDEA Dictionary: MDN - Message Disposition Notification

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 Message Disposition Notification and its relevance to EDI.

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IDEA Dictionary: IDW Pricing Information

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 explain the multiple types of pricing information that IDEA’s Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) can accommodate.

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