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IDEA Dictionary: What is a VAN?

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 our IDEA Dictionary series to help you navigate the data shorthand and learn the lingo. This week, we bring you: Value-Added Network (VAN).

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IDEA Dictionary: What is ETIM?

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 our IDEA Dictionary series to help you navigate the data shorthand and learn the lingo. This week, we bring you: ETIM.

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IDEA Dictionary: EDI Transaction Sets

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: EDI transaction sets.

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IDEA Dictionary: Critical Attributes

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 bring you: 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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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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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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IDEA Dictionary: Taxonomies

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: taxonomies.

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