The Connected Value Stream Model describes the 3 value streams within packaged goods manufacturering

The Connected Value Stream Model©

Many of our clients increasingly struggle with designing and maintaining their information flow and related system landscape. Digitisation of supply chains, marketing operations and sales (eCommerce) is the main driver behind this increasing complexity. […]

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SyncForce PIM Wavin plastic piping systems

At Wavin, ETIM is not just a classification, but a way to communicate internally

Imagine offering 50,000 different products in 25 different countries. The products are defined by up to 4,000 features, including colour, diameter and material. This is the daily reality of Wavin, a manufacturer of plastic piping systems. The complexity of their product portfolio propelled Wavin to become one of the pioneers in ETIM. […]

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aristotle on classification

Classifying is a pain – even Aristotle knew that

People prefer order over chaos. Classifying things helps us get a grip on the surrounding world. It’s been like that since ancient times when Aristotle classified every living creature known to man. […]

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