October 28, 2019

IDEA Prepares the Industry for the Go-Live of IDEA Connector℠

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As IDEA prepares for the launch of the IDEA Connector an FAQ has been generated to ensure that users have the necessary information for a smooth transition to the new platform.

Arlington VA – The IDEA Connector℠ official go-live date is planned for January 31, 2020.  The Industry Data Exchange Association (IDEA) has created an FAQ for the new IDEA Connector platform to ensure that the industry and its users are prepared for its debut. This online FAQ provides users with the most up-to-date information they need for a smooth transition.

The FAQ address a variety of topics including:

  • The IDEA Learning Management System Portal
  • Customer testing and training schedules
  • Data and user validation scenarios
  • Data verification schedule

The FAQ also includes contact information for the Client Solutions Team for users to communicate deeper level questions or areas needing clarification.

“The FAQ includes the pertinent information surrounding the IDEA Connector℠ migration process including how to prepare and a checklist for go-live activities with a timeline for this internal planning.” said Kevin Corcoran, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Our goal is to make this transition as smooth as possible and ensure the industry is  well prepared for the launch on January 31, 2019.”

IDEA will continue to update the site as new information becomes available.

View the FAQ here: https://idea4industry.com/faqs/


About IDEA

The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) is the official technology service provider and eBusiness standards body of the electrical industry. Since its founding by the partnership between National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) partnership in 1998, IDEA’s applications provide value to vertical markets such as industrial, retail, and consumer packaged goods. Every year, thousands of manufacturers and distributors find the most cost-effective methods through IDEA’s innovative products and processes. IDEA’s applications help connect the supply chain and make business processes efficient, easy and profitable while maintaining the highest standards of data quality. IDEA is headquartered in Arlington, VA (idea4industry.com)