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2016 Top Data Quality Blogs

Posted by Alison Luna on Dec 21, 2016 1:17:00 PM

 

Convergence Data knows the importance of your part data. We know that part data is a core asset for your company, and the quality of that data is fundamental to the health of the business and the bottom line. Start the new year right with a review of the best ways to get your data clean in 2017. Below is a recap of the top 2016 data quality blogs we published to help you stay on top of your company’s core assets in the New Year.

 Top 5 Data Quality Blogs of 2016:

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Topics: Data Cleansing, Governance, Manufacturer Parts, Part Cleansing, 2016 Top Blogs, Part cost, Duplicate Parts, Benchmarking, Cleansing Data, Classification

Effective Price Benchmarking

Posted by Richard Turner on Dec 8, 2016 11:15:00 AM

Everyone is trying to determine what competitors are charging for their products through competitive benchmarking but will that really help you make a bigger profit? Maybe, but the real gold is in your existing purchase parts. Use the data you already have in house and compare purchased part costs that your company has incurred over the past two years. This data will allow you to truly increase your profit regardless of competitor pricing.   Price benchmarking looks outward but for optimal profit you must first look inward.

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Topics: Part cost, Benchmarking, Cleansing Data, Product Analytics, Manufacturer Parts

3 Key Teamcenter Data Migration Steps

Posted by Alison Luna on Aug 24, 2016 4:36:48 PM

You have heard it a million times before, garbage in garbage out, but how do you prevent bad data from going into your key systems like Teamcenter?  The answer is actually easier than you would expect, pre-planning, organizing classification models, and some up front data cleaning in a staging environment is the key.  Whether you are migrating several systems to one existing system or doing a new migration you should have a staging system (figure 1) where you consolidate classification structures, harvest and enrich data then normalize and validate the data.

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Topics: Teamcenter, Classification, Cleansing Data, Duplicate Parts

Outsourcing Data Cleansing: Top 5 Best Practices

Posted by Richard Turner on Jun 27, 2016 2:14:37 PM

It may seem like a scary proposition to send your data outside your organization to be improved.  Who do you send it too, what do you provide them, how much is it going to cost, how do you know if the data is correct, how can you make it successful.  At Convergence Data we have learned to bridge this gap between outsourced data cleansing operations and US based companies – to make it a successful experience.  There are some basic practices to follow that we have learned we can share.

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Topics: Data Cleansing, Classification, Product Analytics, Cleansing Data, outsourcing

Effectively Migrating Data to Teamcenter Classification

Posted by Richard Turner on May 4, 2016 4:55:46 PM

PLM World: Orlando, Florida May 16 - 19th 2016

We are excited to be presenting a case study at PLM World about effectively migrating data to Teamcenter classification.  I hope to see you there! The Convergence Data Services (CDS) Team will be available in the solutions center for any follow up questions near booth 321 throughout the conference.  If you are unable to attend PLM World this year and would like to see the presentation, please contact CDS and we can arrange a meeting to review this case study with you.

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Topics: Cleansing Data, Product Analytics, PLM World, Teamcenter

2 Critical Product Analytics Your Company is Ignoring

Posted by Richard Turner on Apr 14, 2016 3:34:37 PM

When your company is under pressure to deliver new products, internal data can help you identify trends and make good decisions. Two of the most important data sets to review are your sales analytics and spend analytics.

But why exactly are analytics so important?

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Topics: Cleansing Data, Product Analytics

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