EDATA: the ‘by the industry for the industry’ data pool

EDATA

EDATA data pool: a central data source

It’s an industry-owned resource of high quality, ecommerce-friendly, manufacturers’ product data for Electrical Wholesalers to use in their web sites and digital business processes.

  1. Includes manufacturers’ master data, digital assets and technical data classified according to the international ETIM standard.
  2. Product data is owned and managed by the manufacturers, enabling it to be tracked back to a credible source.
  3. Data is independently monitored for quality, best practice and conformance with data standards.

Driving Data Quality

Quality of data is key. The product data imported into EDATA is benchmarked and ranked according to strict quality standards.

The EDA Data Services team work closely with each manufacturer throughout the onboarding phase to ensure these quality standards are met.

By the industry for the industry

EDATA is managed by the Board of EDA Data Services Ltd, and a Steering Group of 25 Founder Member representatives.

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Solution Providers: become an
EDATA Tech-mate

EDA Data Services welcomes contact from solution providers (including PIM systems, ecommerce web sites and ERP systems) who wish to integrate with EDATA.

Once integration is complete, you will be able to use the EDATA Tech-mate logo to demonstrate compatibility.

To find out more about joining EDATA call Kiera Greenwood on 020 3141 7452.

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EDATA: the mission

To facilitate digitalisation of the UK electrotechnical sector bringing tangible benefits for all members of the supply chain.  This will be achieved by the creation, management, and transfer of accurate, consistent, high quality product data with ETIM at its heart.

Subscribe to benefit

EDATA is a not-for-profit enterprise, with costs and benefits shared by all who subscribe. Manufacturers and wholesalers make a fair contribution to cover its management and development costs.

You do not have to be an EDA Member or Affiliated Member to join and benefit from EDATA.

EDATA: how it works and what’s inside

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Initially, EDATA contains three categories of product data

  1. Manufacturer Master Data
  2. Digital Assets
  3. Technical Attributes: stored using the ETIM international data model

EDATA: The data inside

Product data is a vast subject and EDATA is focussed on the data required to drive wholesalers’ digital or multi-channel sales platforms.

For full technical details about the data held in EDATA, please contact us on 020 3141 7350.