Supporting the Industry

A Vital Role for CEOs and Technology Leaders By David Oldfather, President & CEO, IDEA In the fast-paced world of technology and commerce, it’s easy to get lost in the shuffle of innovation and progress. However, amidst the digital revolution, there lies a fundamental need to support the very foundation of our industries. This is…

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Get to Know HDM Subject Matter Experts Arun Venkatesh and Shilpi Bhadoria

Names: Arun Venkatesh, Senior Product Data Specialist, and Shilpi Bhadoria, Business Process Analyst Company: Rockwell Automation Years in the electrical industry: Arun – 13 years & Shilpi – 10 years Years at current company: Arun – 5 years & Shilpi – 10 years What inspired you to pursue a career in the electrical industry, and…

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Get to Know HDM Subject Matter Expert Chris Ziegelmann

Name: Chris Ziegelmann Company: Border States Title: Digital Product Content Manager Years in the electrical industry: 17 Years at current company: 17 What inspired you to pursue a career in the electrical industry, and how did you get started? I started my career through an internship with Border States and once I earned my degree,…

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Get to Know HDM Subject Matter Expert Dave Gatto

Name: Dave Gatto Company: Westinghouse Lighting Title: Director of Quality Control and Compliance Years in the electrical industry: 33 Years at current company: 33 The Harmonized Data Model (HDM) is a single data model supported by NAED and NEMA that unifies multiple product data standards in IDEA Connector to support several syndication formats. We would…

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Get to Know HDM Subject Matter Expert Jeff Frisk

Name: Jeff Frisk Company: Standard Electric Supply Company Title: Product Training Coordinator Years in the electrical industry: 40 Years at current company: 20 The Harmonized Data Model (HDM) is a single data model supported by NAED and NEMA that unifies multiple product data standards in IDEA Connector to support several syndication formats. We would not…

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eBiz 2023 Panels Bring the Industry Together to Discuss Connected Supply Chains and Contractor Marketplaces

eBiz 2023 to Feature Panelists from NAED, NEMA, NECA, NEMRA, EFC, and IDEA eBiz 2023, September 18-20 in Nashville, is the only gathering of electrical industry supply chain leaders dedicated to harnessing the power of data to streamline operations and accelerate eBusiness growth.  Industry Panel Discussion: Erase Inefficiency with End-to-End Connected Supply Chains NAED, NEMA,…

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Get to Know HDM Subject Matter Expert Kevin Jackson

Name: Kevin Jackson, Senior Data Architect Company: Schneider Electric Years in the electrical industry: 7 HDM Role(s): Subject Matter Expert The Harmonized Data Model (HDM) is a single data model supported by NAED and NEMA that unifies multiple product data standards in IDEA Connector to support several syndication formats. We would not be able to…

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Get to Know Marie-Hélène St-Jean

Name: Marie-Hélène St-Jean, Product Line Coordinator / Data Integrity Company: ABB Inc. Years in the electrical industry: 7 years The Harmonized Data Model (HDM) is a single data model supported by NAED and NEMA that unifies multiple product data standards in IDEA Connector to support several syndication formats. We would not be able to accomplish our…

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Registration is now open for eBiz 2023!

Register before August 16th and save $200. For the second consecutive year, NAED and IDEA are co-presenting the conference to give attendees a competitive edge. From our combined expertise, you’ll learn practical ways to improve product data syndication and digital automation processes to ultimately position your company for long-term digital growth. Event Details What to…

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