Author: Stiaan Maree

  • Knowledge Graphs and How They Can Be Used

    What Is A Knowledge Graph ?A knowledge graph is a data structure that maps the relationships between sets of data in a network. A knowledge graph is made up of nodes and edges, where each node can belong to one or more subgraphs. Nodes are typically nouns or entities (people, places, things) that have some […]

  • Folksonomy explained : And The Benefits Of using It in your Content

    What Is Folksonomy?Folksonomy is a term that refers to the process of organising content through tagging. This is a relatively new approach, first used in 2004 when Web 2.0 began to take off. The process allows users to tag things in their own way, making it easier for users to find what they are looking […]

  • Taxonomy and Ontology 102: AICA

    The digitalisation of businesses has led to a rise in information which is becoming more accessible every day. Businesses must be able to search for that information within their own systems and online and store it in ways that make it easy to interpret. This is where ontologies and taxonomies come in and save the […]

  • Taxonomy and Ontology 101: AICA

    The digitalisation of businesses has led to a rise in information which is becoming more accessible every day. Businesses must be able to search for that information within their own systems and online and store it in ways that make it easy to interpret. This is where ontologies and taxonomies come in and save the […]

  • Classification Standards and why it is important!

    Classification systems provide a great deal of information about the characteristics and exchange of product data. These systems consequently provide a consistent and clear description of products and this results in more clarity and structure within the product data. By using abbreviations, classification systems can therefore act as a shorthand method for describing various initiatives, […]

  • Product Data Comparison

    AICA offers a product data comparison service that is customised to meet the needs of individual businesses during tender analysis and procurement. It is designed for procurement and marketing professionals looking to compare supplier and competitor product data to make informed decisions. AICA product data comparison will help procurement professionals to compare products based on […]

  • Simplifying Digital Transformation

    Nearly all processes in the world are witnessing digital metamorphosis or transformation. The value of physical information is depreciating, whilst digital information, as it gains further attention and consumption, is gaining affluence. With the implementation of digital transformation strategies that focus on new Master Data Management (MDM) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, companies are […]

  • Stop Financial Losses With Clean Usable Data

    An increasing number of organisations are incorporating data cleansing and enrichment strategies in their business models. This growing trend highlights the importance and benefits of clean data for accurate financial reporting, forecasting, and future growth.  Research shows companies globally lose up to $3 trillion per annum as a direct result of dirty data.┬áData cleansing and enrichment […]

  • Customised Taxonomies

    Taxonomies are essential in the organisation and hierarchical structure of your product data. Taxonomy is defined as the classification of something – the process of grouping or categorising product data. Generally, products that have the same criteria use global classification standards such as, among others, UNSPSC, ETIM, GS1, Amazon, Bing, Google, and Shopify.   It can happen […]