Akeneo is rapidly growing information management tool created to help optimize catalog management processes. It is designed for the companies looking for an efficient way to respond to ever-growing needs of multi-channel communication.
Large companies, managing huge amounts of products, are facing the challenges of multichannel communications. Importing new catalog takes from few hours to few weeks. Information about products is collected manually via Excel or CSV format documents which leads to inefficient use of time and resources. Development of individual system is expensive and difficult. Adapting an existing solution is not always compatible with the company’s already established operating habits.
The product catalog is one of the most important company assets. Using Akeneo, a product information management tool (PIM), it is easy to monitor data from different sources: Excel or CSV files, ERP systems or any third party applications. It also helps to edit, classify or translate catalog entries inside a user-friendly environment. After the adjustments, the data is transmitted to the suitable channel: e-commerce platform, website or printed catalog. Akeneo functionality includes not only the import/export engine but also configuration management and data quality control. Akeneo is an open source solution, so it can be flexibly adapted to the company needs.
If your company deals with the problem of production centralization, ineffective data management, Akeneo will help to create a unified system and the addition of a new product will be 60-80 percent faster.
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