July 9, 2013 Alex Woodie
When LANSA launched its Data Sync Direct product years ago, the plan was to use it to pull product-related data from various data sources, such as DB2/400, so it can be merged into the global data synchronization network (GDSN). Over time, as the GDSN has expanded its reach, LANSA’s DSD has evolved, as well. In fact, for some DSD users, the product now serves as the original source of product data, or a product information management (PIM) application.
The trend toward omnichannel retailing is having a major impact on the GDSN exchanges, such as 1WorldSync, which is the primary data