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10 most common mistakes in MDM/PIM projects – Practical tips for information logistics projects

Information logistics projects are challenging. Poorly organized, they will last longer and will end up costing much more than planned. Digitization requires centralized, optimized and automated processes. Businesses need to rise to this challenge.

10 most common mistakes in MDM/PIM projects: Practical tips for projects in information logistics

Michael Mezger and Marc Hölzle report on their experiences and provide valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes and complete your project on time and on budget.

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Talk to me – Bots in customer communication

The interactive future of digital commerce and its master data requirements

Interactive shopping – on the internet. Two things that, at first glance, are difficult to combine. E-commerce platforms and users/customers usually interact “statelessly”.
Many websites are already offering their customers ways to interact with a customer service team and ask questions through hotlines and live chats. These services are usually labour and cost-intensive. Thus, they are often limited to very expensive and complex products and services. Bots are going to change that.

Conversational Commerce: Getting in Touch whenever and whereever you are

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Product Data Management at Euronics Belgium

Euronics is both a wholesaler and a retailer and offers a wide range of electrical goods as well as other products: from the latest generation of TVs, cameras and home cinema systems to mixers, coffee machines and GPS devices. Since Euronics’ product range is so vast, their maintenance structure comprises more than 200 structure nodes.

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How the brain fools you

Why neuromarketing is a real challenge for your PIM
Christmas is in the air! It’s the best time to give your products or brands an emotional appeal. Many companies are investing in neuromarketing: shop windows that look like something out of a fairy tale, festively decorated web shops, glittering packages and touching Christmas commercials are all meant to appeal to customers’ emotions. It’s not mere facts that drive your customers to buy. The idea of the “homo economicus” – someone entirely focused on his economic well-being – has become obsolete and most people won’t shed any tears over it. Findings in neuroscience suggest that there are no purely rational processes in the brain. The image of the well-informed and critical consumer is a delusion. Neuromarketing is becoming a major trend.

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Predictions 2017 – Processes, organization and data: We do not need to look into the crystal ball!

Just before Christmas is traditionally the time when industry colleagues and market criers throw around predictions. Of course we, the experts, have to be part of it, too. A quick survey among our colleagues showed that the issues and technologies we will deal with in our customer projects don’t really require a gaze into the crystal ball. Our customers and we are already working on topics and areas that, for most people, will be only be relevant in the near future.

Lightning Surveys - Predictions 2017: Processes, Organization and Data - these topics will concern our customers and us in 2017.

These are, in a nutshell, our new and old themes for 2017

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Port of Thoughts 2016: „It is better to be disruptive than to be disrupted.“

“The winds of digital change blow through all industries and sectors. And everything that can be digitised will be digitised.“ Kay Julius Evers, Managing Partner at Eversfrank Group, summarized the main challenges of the digital age in his opening remarks at the Port of Thoughts Retail Summit: “You have to destroy and reinvent yourself.”

Opening of the Port of Thoughts 2016 by Kay Evers, Eversfrank Group

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dmexco 2016 – Digital Transformation, Customer-Centricity, Marketing Automation

A great exhibition is over. In two successful days full of interesting conversations with the visitors of our stand something become very clear: IT arrived at the world of marketing. The buzzwords of dmexco 2016 were: Digital Transformation, Customer-Centricity and Marketing Automation.

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Impress your customers with perfect Information Logistics!

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Why good data is the key to success in e-business

In this fast-paced, digitized age, your customer wants, more than ever, to be put first. Whether B2C or B2B, your customer expects a seamless experience across all channels. The key to it is high-quality master data.

The “modern” consumer expects you to know him – his preferences, his purchase history. He expects you to know exactly what suits him. Whether it be an attachment to his machine or trousers that match his shirt. But in one respect consumer behaviour has not changed, despite digital transformation. Before buying, customers want questions to be answered. They expect, whether online or offline, informative pictures or graphics, detailed descriptions, comprehensive information about the quality of products and preferably some videos, reviews and references. How many questions your customer may have and what is, in his opinion, “comprehensive” and “detailed”, depends on the individual, but also, strongly, on the product itself. However, except for low-cost items, the following is true for all products: if the customer notices missing or incorrect product information, he will not purchase them.

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