Functions

A data administrator manages, backs up, and ensures the availability of data produced and consumed by businesses

A product data administrator uses a PIM (product inventory management) software to store and organize product data

  • FUNDAMENTALS

  • Data Discovery
  • Accessibility
  • Interoperability
  • Reusability
  • SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Strictly Organized
  • Analytical
  • Communicative

TOOLS USED

WHAT'S A PIM SOFTWARE?

A PIM software (or solution) provides a single place to manage, collect, and improve product information to create a product catalog and distribute it to sales and e-commerce channels.

AKENEO: AOC's Trusted PIM Software

A leader in PIM technologies, Akeneo offers a powerful, flexible, and adaptable Product Information Management solution. Akeneo PIM provides a vast array of enterprice-level features that help marketers deliver superior experiences that customers want and expect.

A PIM IS...

Used to store and manage a company's product information in one centralized system

IT INCLUDES...

Product Specifications

Descriptions

Images

Videos

Information on dimensions & colors

Multi-language descriptions for targeted marketing

Other information that marketers need

  • Ensures that product information is consistent across all communication channels
  • Improves the efficiency of marketing and sales processes
  • Intended for salespeople

A PDM IS...

A category of software that businesses use to manage product data during a product's lifecycle

IT INCLUDES...

CAD Files

Engineering Data

Manufacturing Instructions

Parts Numbers

Bills of Materials

Production Processes

Flowcharts

Permits

Other information that stakeholders or owners need

  • Effective management of product development while reducing errors and costs
  • Enhanced collaboration between design, engineering, and manufacturing teams
  • Intended for business owners

To sum it up...

  • While AOC offers Product Data services in general, we are focused on providing marketers & salespeople an effective PIM system that will help them boost conversion & customer satisfaction
  • AOC takes advantage of technologies such as Akeneo in providing needed Product Data solutions to our clients