Interenterprise Master Data Management (MDM), a transformative type of MDM platform, is empowering organizations like cooperatives and member groups to collaborate within the same solution. In this eBook, we’ll discuss how Interenterprise MDM impacts digital initiatives, along with best practices for a successful implementation.
Octavio Perales has a 20 year track record of successfully leading the deployment of business-enabling technologies. As Director of Solutions for Intershop North America, Octavio serves as chief product evangelist and as a trusted-advisor to client leadership. He is responsible for defining a path to success for prospective customers looking to establish or modernize their B2B e-Commerce business operations and technical architecture. This includes matching business goals, budget, timeline, and integration requirements to Intershop’s features, functionality and professional services.
Chris Bock has been with United Refrigeration for almost 42 years. Currently, Chris is their Director of Marketing.
Bill Derr is the Director of Digital Initiatives for United Refrigeration. He has been with United Refrigeration for almost 2 years.
Berenice Linck has served many roles during her 20 years at United Refrigeration. Currently, she is their Catalog Development and Production Specialist. Berenice is responsible for producing and approving their 1,300 page print catalog and supervising the ongoing maintenance of over 50,000 products and their digital assets.
Mike McAnulty is the Digital Marketing Manager for United Refrigeration. He has been with United Refrigeration for almost 3 years.
Scott Taylor, known as The Data Whisperer, is a globally recognized thought leader and a consultant on the strategic value of proper data management. As Principal of MetaMeta Consulting, he provides Data Evangelism-as-a-Service to help enterprises and tech brands tell their data story by focusing on the WHY of business alignment rather than the HOW of technical implementation. He lives in Bridgeport, CT where he often kayaks in Black Rock harbor. He can also juggle pins and blow a square bubble.
Regan Van Tassel has been with Ecolab for almost 20 years. Currently, she is Ecolab’s Global Platform Manager and is responsible for leading the design and implementation of their enterprise PIM system. Regan manages the aggregation and transformation of digital product data for the consumption of all internal and external facing systems. In addition, she oversees the global data standards for digital product data that is transmitted to their customers and distributors.
With over fifteen years of background in item data and content alignment, Randy Mercer brings real world, relevant experience to solving for the digital experience. As an e-commerce toolset developer, Randy lead a solutions team in designing, building and implementing applications to enable integrated B2B2C commerce. Randy has leveraged those years of experience in leading the Solution Sales team at 1WorldSync, where their role is to collaborate with 1WorldSync Technology to architect comprehensive digital content provisioning solutions. Today Randy is responsible for all aspects of product life cycle management required to understand and meet market demands, technology trends and the competitive field to ensure world class technology and industry leading consultancy.
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Laura has over 20 years of digital experience across distribution, retail, travel, banking, telecom, and aerospace industries. She has worked with leading organizations such as Animal Supply Company, Signet Jewelers, Greyhound, Verizon, and NASA. Her primary skillsets are product management and user experience. She is responsible for leading cross-functional internal and external teams to deliver innovative product experiences.
Sean has over 20 years experience consulting with companies to redefine processes, manage change and understand how technology can be used to build capabilities. He has worked in Asia, Europe and the United States with brands like America Airlines, Lego, GameStop, Qantas, Panera Bread, Nokia, Singapore Government and Animal Supply Company. Additionally he has successfully founded multiple start-up companies in the payments and digital assets management markets as well as run a number of consulting organizations. His primary skill set is bringing together multiple parties around a project to align strategic goals, business outcomes, internal & external resources to deliver business value while remaining agile enough to adapt to market changes and evolving priorities.
Scott Carney is the Senior Director of IT at NEOGEN. He provides vision, leadership, development, and delivery of all aspects of information technology. In his role, Scott directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems, business software, web applications, and technology products. He holds a BEE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton and PMP and CISSP certifications.
Jonathan Currie is the Data & Integration Consulting Manager at C2. He brings extensive experience in technology consulting and leading enterprise-level, multi-national clients. In his current role, he manages C2’s Data & Integration Consulting practice. Jonathan holds a BS and MS in Information Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).
Steve Thomas is a Senior Solution Architect with EnterWorks. Since joining EnterWorks two years ago, he has assisted over 40 companies in the design of foundational data models to support their master data requirements. Prior to joining EnterWorks, Steve’s experience included long-term management consulting roles at Accenture and IBM as well as PIM/MDM practice leadership at a product data focused Chicago-based consulting firm.
Tom Williams is the Vice President of Digital Services and eBusiness at C2. He oversees strategy, business development and delivery, as well as general management responsibility for the practice. Tom’s background includes leadership roles at Razorfish Consulting, Crown Partners Consulting, RR Donnelley, and KPMG LLP. Tom holds a BSBA from The Ohio State University, and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
If you manage a shared service centre for finance and accounting, customer services or HR, run on SAP, and are considering introducing automation tools into your organisation, we think you’ll find the results of our survey helpful. No matter where you are at in your automation journey, this report is a resource for discovering the business processes that shared service centre managers are prioritising for automation, and where they have got to so far. The report also considers the many benefits of automation in the shared services centre environment and how to ensure initiatives are a success.
John Lurz has been with HDA Truck Pride for a little over 2 years. He serves as Vice President of Technology and is responsible for establishing and implementing technology initiatives to enable their members to operate more profitably in a constantly changing and demanding marketplace.
As a Vice President and GM, Rusty DiNicola leads the Pivotree Enterworks practice. Having deployed solutions as an employee, a systems integrator, and as a software provider, Rusty brings a 360 degree view to the solution implementation process. He has been building teams that provide innovative software solutions through the integration of business processes and technology for over two decades, and refers to this fusion of disciplines as “Process Based Implementations”. Prior to joining Pivotree, Rusty held a variety of roles including Management Consultant and leadership of Software Development, Professional Services and Support for EDS, PwC, Quorum Software and Enterworks. During his time at Enterworks, leading the Professional Services team, Gardner recognized Enterworks for having the highest scores in customer success among all MDM providers. Pivotree is a digital transformation organization with over 20 joint Enterworks customers.
Jonathan Varo is the team leader of the Product Information Management Group of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. In addition to leading the global management of Fender’s product information, he specializes in the syndication of data disseminated to numerous internal and external channels. Jon is a regular contributor at the annual EnterWorks® Engage conference and an active participant in sharing the benefits of PIM among the growing community of Enable™ users.
A professional musician outside of Fender, Jon performs with a variety of groups around the Phoenix area. He currently lives in Mesa, Arizona with his wife and two kids.
Nandor Forgach has been at Rich Products for 7 years in a variety of roles from Product Marketing to now Product Master Data Steward. He ensures that their United States and Canada Portfolio data is in order and that Rich Products builds out the proper syndication channels to reach their customers. Mr. Forgach has a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Languages and Literature from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, a dual Masters in International Relations and Asian Studies from Seton Hall University, and a Master of Business Administration from Canisius College. In his free time, Nandor enjoys the outdoors, with or without snow, and is always in the company of his family.
Ramesh Vadassery is a Senior Director at IntelliTide leading its MDM practice. As a program lead and solution architect he has successfully led several EnterWorks implementations. Under his guidance, IntelliTide’s EnterWorks practice has grown multi-fold over the years and has a dedicated team of certified implementation, support and managed services experts.
Drive better results by adopting an integrated process automation and data management platform for finance.
Jeff Cowan is a Director, Community Engagement at GS1 US. In this role, he works with companies in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry to improve supply chain visibility, product traceability and food safety by applying GS1 Standards to business processes. Mr. Cowan also leads the GS1 US National Data Quality Program, a program he helped develop in collaboration with industry professionals to help them respond to the growing need to seamlessly share accurate product information with their trading partners and consumers.
Mr. Cowan has more than 35 years of experience in the CPG industry and has an extensive background working for Pinnacle Foods, Ultimate Juice Company, Kraft, and Nabisco in the areas of production planning, inventory management, order management, transportation, sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes, customer service, master data maintenance, and business integration. Prior to joining GS1 US, Mr. Cowan served as a Senior Go-to-Market Manager at Unilever, where he was responsible for Sales & Operations Planning, product supply, and customer service for various Unilever businesses representing approximately $1 billion annual sales.
Mr. Cowan is a frequent speaker on the topics of traceability and data quality, and has spoken at industry conferences including the MDM & Data Governance conference and the NGA (National Grocers Association) show. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Logistics from Penn State University.
Learn how product information management (PIM) bridges operational platforms with digital experience initiatives to support your company’s digital journey, the digital trends that are broadening the scope of PIM, the importance of digitizing core product processes, and more.
Based on insights from more than 75 companies, discover how organizations are adopting a portfolio approach to automation. Learn the differences between general-purpose RPA tools and SAP-specific automation capabilities and explore how tools are combined for different deployment scenarios.
Learn why automating processes in your SAP ERP core is critical for the success of your digital transformation, which SAP processes are prime candidates for automation, and which technologies work best to digitize these processes at speed and scale.
Join Winshuttle’s CEO, John Pierson, to hear his perspective on how to build agile and resilient organizations that remain productive and focused on shared goals even the most disruptive times.
Studio Manager is a powerful administration and governance platform for your Winshuttle Studio licenses. See how it gives you granular control over who can do what with Winshuttle software, share content, assign licenses, and much more.
Finance departments often struggle with many of the activities that make up the end-to-end R2R process. This solution description provides a detailed description of how Winshuttle offers a flexible software platform that can power the R2R processes and eliminate manual data entry, poor data quality and non-compliant procedures. This solution brief is an introduction to the Winshuttle platform and how it delivers benefits across the record to report process.
Doing more with less: Meeting today’s SAP FI-CO challenges through integrated process automation and data
Learn how to leverage Winshuttle to quickly implement process automation solutions to better manage your SAP finance operations. In it you’ll discover the advantages of using automation across your finance processes. Specifically how desktop automation can help you eliminate many slow, error-prone manual data entry processes and improve data quality. All while remaining compliant to meet your strict audit guidelines.
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Accelerate processes and improve the quality of all your SAP product data.