GS1 US to Hold GDSN Major Release 3.X Implementation Workshops

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GS1 US will hold a series of implementation workshops to help organizations that synchronize product data via the Global Data Synchronization NetworkTM (GDSN®) prepare for the GDSN Major Release 3.X roll-out scheduled for May 2016.

GS1 US will hold a series of implementation workshops to help organizations that synchronize product data via the Global Data Synchronization NetworkTM (GDSN®) prepare for the GDSN Major Release 3.X roll-out scheduled for May 2016.

Who: Scott Brown, director of global standards, GS1 US, and Michele Southall, industry development director, GS1 US

What: In this hands-on workshop, participants will be guided through the steps needed to prepare for the GDSN non-backward Major Release 3.X scheduled for 2016.

When and Where:

February 12, 2015
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
hosted by Wakefern in Edison, NJ
To register, visit http://www.gs1us.org/gdsn-feb12

Additional workshops are scheduled for the following dates:

March 10, 2015
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Chicago, IL
For more information, please visit http://www.gs1us.org/gdsnmajorrelease.

April 9, 2015
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Chicago, IL
For more information, please visit http://www.gs1us.org/gdsnmajorrelease.

May 31, 2015 and June 4, 2015
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Austin, TX (co-located with GS1 Connect)
For more information, please visit http://www.gs1us.org/gdsnmajorrelease.

Details: The GDSN connects trading partners to the GS1 Global Registry via GS1-certified data pools, enabling the immediate electronic sharing of standardized, up-to-date, and accurate information.

This workshop will help participants prepare for the non-backward compatible changes of GDSN Major Release 3.X for the efficient communication of product data across the supply chain. Worksheets and tools created by the GS1 US GDSN Standards Maintenance Group will be used to provide examples and demonstrations of how the changes will affect data synchronized between data pools and trading partners. Workshop participants will gain a thorough understanding of the changes and a checklist to help them prepare their organization for a seamless transition.

Topics to be covered at the workshop:

  • How the new modular structure within GDSN will work
  • How the new functionality of GDSN will allow more streamlined information sharing
  • Overview and use of descriptors, units of measure code lists and packaging descriptions attributes

Who Should Atttend: Professionals in the field of data management, data synchronization, supply chain management, traceability and safety, sales, operations and information technology

About GS1 US
GS1 US, a member of GS1® global, is a not-for-profit information standards organization that facilitates industry collaboration to improve supply chain visibility and efficiency through the use of GS1 Standards, the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world. Nearly 300,000 businesses in 25 industries rely on GS1 US for trading-partner collaboration that optimizes their supply chains, drives cost performance and revenue growth while also enabling regulatory compliance. They achieve these benefits through solutions based on GS1 global unique numbering and identification systems, barcodes, Electronic Product Code (EPC®)-enabled RFID, data synchronization, and electronic information exchange. GS1 US also manages the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code® (UNSPSC®). http://www.gs1us.org

Contact:
Kaitlin Friedmann
GS1 US
(609) 620-8074
kfriedmann(at)gs1us(dot)org

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