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New EDIPro Standards Resources for EDI 832 B Views

The IDEA Industry Standards Committee (ISC) recently published updated EDIPro standards resources for the EDI 832 B Views. As the official eBusiness standards-setting body of the electrical industry, the ISC develops and publishes industry-approved standards and guidelines to enable easier electronic communication with your trading partners.

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Setting the Standard for Success: Q&A with the ISC Chair Ann Jaehn

Ann Jaehn, Director of Pricing at Thomas & Betts Corporation, is a familiar name to anyone who has been involved in the IDEA Industry Standards Committee (ISC) in the past decade. Along with her work at Thomas & Betts, an IDEA Platinum-banded manufacturer, Ann recently added ISC Chair to her resume. Calling from Memphis, TN, Ann took some time to speak about her role at Thomas & Betts, the ISC, and what motivates her within the electrical industry.

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New UNSPSC® Code Set Released for Electrical Industry and Used in IDW

A new version of the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code® (UNSPSC®) classification code set, a global standard for product categorization, was recently released. The product descriptors in the Electrical Attribute Schema are based on the UNSPSC® codes which are required to load new product data into the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW). The UNSPSC® v15 release is now available for public access and download from the Standards Resources webpage.

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Join the IDEA Industry Standards Committee (ISC)

The IDEA Industry Standards Committee (ISC) is the official eBusiness standards creating and setting body for the electrical industry. They develop and maintain industry-specific eBusiness standards and guidelines, and meet quarterly to plan for future projects including an open session at the annual IDEA E-Biz Forum.

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