Master Data cleansing is dead

Master Data cleansing is dead. The publication of ISO 8000-115 is the final nail in the coffin and while there are still pockets of resistance, it is as futile as the resistance of night soil collectors to indoor plumbing. Data cleansing is as its name implies a tedious and dirty business. You start with a description created by engineering, maintenance or procurement and you try to figure out what the item really is. In theory at least, the item [...]

By | 2018-11-29T09:50:19+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Blogs|1 Comment

ISO 8000-115 – the new landmark standard for quality identifiers

At its latest meeting on the beautiful Jeju Island, South Korea, the international standards community for industrial data approved ISO 8000-115 as a new landmark standard for quality identifiers. ISO 8000-115 is set to end the practice of repetitive high cost data cleansing and the frustration of duplicate master data records. The standard finally creates an opportunity for reliable end to end data integration and true referential integrity across external data sources. Identifiers are the keys to all data. [...]

By | 2017-12-05T11:17:01+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Blogs|0 Comments

Smart Manufacturing – are you ready?

In every industrialized country, industry groups have been formed to discuss and debate the next generation industrial process – what we already know is that Smart Manufacturing will be driven by international standards. ISO and IEC have formed committees at the highest level to coordinate the development of smart manufacturing standards and they have taken the unprecedented step to form a joint working group specifically focused on developing a Smart Manufacturing Reference Model. As a US manufacturer you [...]

By | 2017-12-14T05:04:43+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Blogs|0 Comments