Master Data

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Maintain relevant product data easily and centrally with Master Data from ecosio. Let customers access your general catalogue or individual packages themselves to save time.

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Complete control over all product data

Businesses usually manage product and catalogue data in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and/or Product Information Systems (PIM) to store and access relevant raw data, detailed product information, long texts, classifications, images and client-specific pricing and discounts. The Master Data module by ecosio collects this product data and lets you select user-specific information. The enquiry to the data pool and the provision of data takes place centrally via ecosio Integration Hub.

Benefits

Let your clients choose from a multitude of possible data request formats and give them the ability to access the entire catalogue, selected product groups or individual pricing information.

In the event of important data changes, your clients will be automatically notified of changes relevant to them – saving businesses bandwidth and valuable time.

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What we offer

  • ONE central interface for master data
  • … of a multitude of data formats and data standards
  • Central management of all clients’ catalogue and product data
  • Individual pricing information for each client
  • Simple access via Web or API
  • Segmented data download and incremental updates (only changes are transmitted)

Master Data – How it works

Web-Interface or REST-API

ecosio Master Data enables the generation of customised catalogue requests – i.e. the user can choose the relevant categories and product data for themselves. For this he doesn’t have to import the entire catalogue and filter the products that are relevant for him locally. To generate a catalogue subset, the user can access the web interface of ecosio Master Data. Alternatively, ecosio offers a remainder API. In this scenario, the download of the catalogue (via a link pointing to the master data infrastructure) is directly possible, so that no separate login of the user to ecosio Master Data has to be made.

In addition, ecosio Master Data supports incremental updates – with only changes being transferred. For example, a catalogue request would only consider products whose update date is after the time of the last download.

Data Synchronisation

The basis for an individualised catalogue search is the synchronisation of the data between a company and ecosio. Before successful synchronisation can be achieved the following must be clarified:

  • The communication protocol
  • The data format (in consultation with the client company to exchange the data between the in-house PIM and / or ERP and ecosio Master Data.)

Customer specific catalogue data

The user’s subcatalogue can be transferred in the data formats DATANORM (4 and 5), BMEcat, GS1 1WorldSync (GDSN), EDIFACT PRICAT and cXML. It is also possible to implement customer-specific formats in different syntaxes such as FlatText, CSV, XML etc. If general catalogues (and not customer-specific catalogue data) are required, they can also be generated periodically or without updates.

Data provision

After generating a catalogue subset, the catalogue data is zipped and the associated product images are made available for download via HTTPS through a powerful server infrastructure. The user is notified via the web interface (or alternatively by e-mail). If required, catalogue data can also be provided via DATANORM Online (TAIFUN) as well as via 1WorldSync.

What you get

  • Quick access to extensive and client-specific catalogues
  • Simple comprehensive search function via the web interface
  • High-speed download for catalogue and image data
  • Integration of ecosio Master Data via (REST) API in ERP / In-house systems
  • Available via DATANORM Online (supported by many ERP-providers)
  • All relevant standards and client-specific formats supported
  • Continuous infrastructure monitoring and maintenance by the ecosio support team

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