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Reason #5. What Makes a CPG Analyst Job so Difficult?

Posted by Janet Dorenkott on Mon, May 11, 2015 @ 02:47 PM

Many factors, both internal and external  play a role in making an analysts job more complex. Integrating POS data changes with virtually every condition. The type of data you get and how you will align it with internal data changes any time any of these factors change. Companies need to have a solid infrastructure that is designed to handle all  these constant changes in order to be effective. Relational Solutions has listed examples of changes that effect the way you look at data below.

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Topics: POSmart, CPG, analyst

Reason 4: Why CPG Analysts Have Issues Integrating POS Data

Posted by Janet Dorenkott on Thu, May 7, 2015 @ 06:20 PM

Consumer Goods Manufacturers have many complexities associated with using point of sale and syndicated data. One of those issues is, "Where are they going to get the data from?" You can often get EDI files from the retailer, use an EDI translator to make some sense of the data and try to create reports from that. 
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Topics: Business Intelligence, Big Data, POSmart, Data Warehousing, data integration, Omnichannel

Reason #3: Why CPG Analysts Have Issues Integrating POS Data

Posted by Janet Dorenkott on Thu, May 7, 2015 @ 12:24 AM

Business Analysts in the Consumer Goods Industry have the added complexity of integrating internal data with data from outside sources. What makes POS data so difficult for CPG analysts includes multiple retailers along with the varying elements they provide. Second, is missing data, recast data and UPC issues a CPG analyst has to deal with. The third reason is listed below. Follow Relational Solutions in this 10 part infographic series blog designed for consumer goods manufacturing analysists and data scientists to help them explain to management why point of sale data is so difficult to deal with. This will help you explain why it often takes hours, days or even weeks to pull togehter reports.

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Topics: Business Intelligence, Big Data, POSmart, Data Warehousing, data integration, Omnichannel

8 Teams an Enterprise DSR Can Support

Posted by Janet Dorenkott on Thu, Apr 30, 2015 @ 01:16 PM

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Topics: POSmart, Demand Signal Repository

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