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Is Your Data Clean? Why Non-Sourced Data is Better Data

Is Your Data Clean?

Product data is essential to running a business – it feeds external channels through web stores, quotes, and bids, and internal channels through ERP systems and inventory management. Both internal and external processes work most efficiently when that data is up-to-date. The more access internal staff and external customers have to accurate information about a manufacturer’s products and services, the better.

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EDI Expert Video Series Episode 11: How Does My System Communicate with EDI?

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In the latest installment of IDEA's EDI Expert Series, IDEA's Manager, B2B Solutions, Tom Guzik explains how your business system communicates with EDI. With each installment, we will bring you answers to frequently-asked questions about EDI for users and non-users alike. If you have any questions you would like answered in a future segment, submit your topic to

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Assessing the Viability of ERP Vendors

  • 16 Feb 2012
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Content courtesy of, an independent ERP consulting firm In light of recent mergers and acquisitions in the enterprise software market (Infor and Lawson, Epicor and Activant), businesses should carefully evaluate the long-term viability of an ERP system during…

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Suppliers Benefit from RFID Technology

Content courtesy of Digital Journal According to new research from the University of Arkansas sponsored by the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) and GS1 US, the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) can benefit suppliers by identifying opportunities for…

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BSW Launches the 2011 Software Vendor Guides

Brown Smith Wallace (BSW) Consulting Group releases annual software guides on and offline for distributors and manufacturers. You can now visit their websites to browse, compare, and analyze which technology is best for your business needs. Software categories: Enterprise Distribution…

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