Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Why PIM? Why Now?
Product Information Management What you should know.
Presented by:
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
Why is PIM of growing importance?
•  44% (or $1.8 Trillion) of all retail sales in 2013 were...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
Product Content in Today’s Commerce
Past Today
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
What is PIM (Product Information
Management) solution?
The central repository for all things...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
The Difference between PIM and
MDM
•  User Friendly interface
•  Workflow management
•  Sing...
Marketing and Merchandising Data
Operational Data and Attributes
Core Product Data.
Extended Product Data
Hierarchies and ...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
PIM is more than a system solution
PIMs are not just about the technical system
solution but...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
What are the benefits of PIM?
Central
Repository
Process
Structure
Strategy
Realization
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
Central
Repository
Provides a single view of product data
Improves data quality
Improves set...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
Process
Structure
Allows bandwidth for assortment
growth
Gets products and information to
th...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
Strategy
Realization
International expansion
Rapid, large assortment expansion
Rapid assortm...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
Is PIM right for you?
Do you manage or plan to manage a high SKU count?
Do you transition yo...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
How can you build a business case for
a PIM solution?
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
What is the cost of not having a PIM?
Without a PIM: Companies have estimated data error rat...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
Measurable Key Performance Indicators
PIM
Improves
KPIs directly impacted
Time to Market
Cos...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
Finding the right PIM solution for you
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
What do I need to consider and take into
account when implementing a PIM?
Does a PIM take pr...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
What do I need to consider and take into
account when implementing a PIM?
Can I implement at...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
What do I need to consider and take into
account when implementing a PIM?
Are there systems ...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
What do I need to consider and take into
account when implementing a PIM?
Do we need to clea...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
How do we get started?
Build a plan to implement
Implement
Assess
Plan
Design
Start with the...
© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
Wrap Up
Proprietary and Confidential© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners
info@r3consultingpartners.com
1-844-867-R3CP (7327)
www.r3cp.com...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

R3 Consulting Product Information Management (PIM) webinar

1,860 views

Published on

R3 Consulting Product Information Management PIM webinar

Published in: Marketing
  • Be the first to comment

R3 Consulting Product Information Management (PIM) webinar

  1. 1. Why PIM? Why Now? Product Information Management What you should know. Presented by:
  2. 2. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners Why is PIM of growing importance? •  44% (or $1.8 Trillion) of all retail sales in 2013 were influenced by online product content •  30% of US adults (online): would consider buying from an online retailer they had never previously purchased from if the retailer offered detailed product information It manages one of the most critical elements of online and omni channel business… Images Attributes Features Pricing Description Copy Key Words Comparison Video Reviews Specs HierarchyPRODUCT CONTENT Sources: Forrester Research Inc.
  3. 3. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners Product Content in Today’s Commerce Past Today
  4. 4. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners What is PIM (Product Information Management) solution? The central repository for all things related to product data (structured and unstructured) •  Core Product Data •  Product Attributes •  Product specifications, dimensions, warranty and packaging info •  Product related metrics •  System triggers and business rules •  Product copy •  Product Digital assets/media •  Supplier Information (basic) •  Multi-language content
  5. 5. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners The Difference between PIM and MDM •  User Friendly interface •  Workflow management •  Single view of product information •  Product visualization •  Detailed and mass data update/refresh functionality •  Integration with content and publishing tools •  Multi-domain management PIM (Business User) MDM (IT User) eComm Platform OMS CRM WMS POS Inventory Allocation & Replen Mobile CMS Marketing/ Promotions Original Data Source (PLM, Supplier portal, etc.) ERP BI •  Multi-domain data modeling •  Data integration •  Data quality, matching and governance •  Metadata management •  Multi-platform support
  6. 6. Marketing and Merchandising Data Operational Data and Attributes Core Product Data. Extended Product Data Hierarchies and Relationship Data PIM PIM: Beyond Core Product Data
  7. 7. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners PIM is more than a system solution PIMs are not just about the technical system solution but also the people and processes implemented to use it.
  8. 8. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners What are the benefits of PIM? Central Repository Process Structure Strategy Realization
  9. 9. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners Central Repository Provides a single view of product data Improves data quality Improves setup, control and management of product data Reduces errors Provides a more consistent customer experience
  10. 10. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners Process Structure Allows bandwidth for assortment growth Gets products and information to the market faster Reduces manual process inefficiencies Saves time and resources
  11. 11. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners Strategy Realization International expansion Rapid, large assortment expansion Rapid assortment transitions in time sensitive markets Enable multi-domain strategies Opens the door to new business opportunities Deploy personalized market strategies
  12. 12. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners Is PIM right for you? Do you manage or plan to manage a high SKU count? Do you transition your SKUs frequently? Do you have multiple people touching and manipulating the product information? Do you have redundant or manual product setup processes? Do you collect your product information from multiple sources? Do you need more product attributes to personalize your cross selling and/or marketing? Is your product data unorganized and hard to manage? Do you have or plan to offer complex fulfillment and delivery options or solutions?
  13. 13. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners How can you build a business case for a PIM solution?
  14. 14. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners What is the cost of not having a PIM? Without a PIM: Companies have estimated data error rates between 15-30% Implementation of a PIM: Companies experience… •  Reduce time to market by up to 400% •  Increases in sales from 15% to more than 50% •  Up to 23% less product returns •  Up to 27% less customer inquiries Sources: Product Information Management, Jorij Abraham (2014); A.T. Kearney; Aberdeen; Gartner Research; Multichannelmerchant.com (2013). What is the cost to your company in: •  Labor •  Employee Job Satisfaction •  Lost sales •  Customer Loyalty •  Time
  15. 15. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners Measurable Key Performance Indicators PIM Improves KPIs directly impacted Time to Market Cost / Product Setup SKU Setup / Resource New Customer Acquisition Return Rates Product Information Availability & Visibility Product Information Management Product Setup KPIs indirectly impacted Revenue / Customer Conversions (Traffic, Campaign, Cross Sell) Gross vs. Maintained Margin Spread AOV (average order value)
  16. 16. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners Finding the right PIM solution for you
  17. 17. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners What do I need to consider and take into account when implementing a PIM? Does a PIM take priority over over system initiatives?
  18. 18. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners What do I need to consider and take into account when implementing a PIM? Can I implement at the same time as other systems?
  19. 19. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners What do I need to consider and take into account when implementing a PIM? Are there systems that should be implemented before the PIM?
  20. 20. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners What do I need to consider and take into account when implementing a PIM? Do we need to clean our product data prior to a PIM?
  21. 21. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners How do we get started? Build a plan to implement Implement Assess Plan Design Start with the current state Requirements, partner selection, configuration Implement, integrate
  22. 22. © 2015 R³ Consulting Partners Wrap Up
  23. 23. Proprietary and Confidential© 2015 R³ Consulting Partners info@r3consultingpartners.com 1-844-867-R3CP (7327) www.r3cp.com Heather Raines, Partner heather@r3consultingpartners.com Stephen Rogers, Partner steve@r3consultingpartners.com …strategic insight and planning to tactical execution and delivery R3 Consulting Partners

×