To conduct collaborative processes, businesses need embedded intelligence, and business intelligence (BI) or analytics applications focused on structured data offer only a part of the total solution. In other words, businesses also need content management for the unstructured data and content, which can contain a majority of business information, given that many decisions makers collaborate via e-mail or voicemail, which are examples of vast unstructured info that currently resides outside of business processes and of the reach of ERP and BI systems.
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PIM solutions should use evaluation criteria that cover vendor viability, product functionality, and other product-related criteria like pricing, openness, extensibility, and security. The complex enterprises with large numbers of items and GTINs should consider the likes of SAP and IBM that are soon to have more than adequate PIM or GDS capabilities. Also, the finished goods' information (attributes and specifications) should be included in the new product development and introduction (NPDI) process and