PIM & UDI Acronyms
Applicability statement (transfer protocol).
Applicability statement transfer for secure and payload exchange B2B docs.
Australian Regulatory Guidelines for Medical Devices
A collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process with standard database tools and techniques specifically linked to Master Data Management (MDM).
Business Process Improvement, a systematic approach to analyze and change underlying business processes to achieve more efficient results
Business-to-Business, interaction or relationship between two companies as opposed to involving consumers. In an information exchange context this typically involves integration between business applications from both companies.
Basic Unique Device Identification
Customer Master Data Management
A catalog is a listing of products and or services that can be shared to obtain a global list of a company’s products.
A classification assigned to an item which groups related items together.
Categories which are placed into hierarchical structured groupings to facilitate the management of like items at various levels or groups.
Structured grouping of category levels used to organize and assign products
Coordinating Competent Authority
An approach to shifting/transitioning individuals, teams, and organizations from a current stated to a desired future state.
Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment. Collaborating with customers to determine stock levels which can be ordered so that demand can be met effectively and efficiently.
Capturing data from multiple source systems and integrating them into a single persistent data store.
Provides a single virtual view of one or more source data files.
The replication of identical data through multiple systems.
Party who is officially recognized as the owner of the data in question. For a given item or party, the data source is responsible for maintaining the information that is under its responsibility in the Global Commerce Initiative.
A party which is authorized to view and make use of Master Data provided by a Data Source. Data Recipients are also known as “subscriber”
The process of checking for accuracy and integrity using accepted industry standards.
Digital Transmission – Data exchange module
Electronic Case Reporting
Electronic Data Interchange is the transfer of structured data, by standard messaging
standards, from one computer application to another.
Electronic trading is the process whereby all supply chain transactions – order, shipments, goods processing, sales, and payments—are all done electronically (paperless). Electronic procurement usually conducted via the internet, including auctions, catalog, request for quote, and more.
Electronic Product Code – a part of the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) standards framework
EPC Global Inc.
Manages the EPC system under the umbrella of GS1 International.
Enterprise Resource Planning software
End User License Agreement
Electronic Workflow Management uses software tools to create a controlled and visible set of sequenced and concatenated steps within a defined process.
Secure internet platform used to deliver EDI messages, also known as Value Added Network (VAN).
A set of related programs, located at a network gateway server that protects the resources of a private network from users from other networks
Field Safety Corrective Action
Field Safety Notice
File Transfer Protocol used to easily exchange files over the internet using desktop software.
Good Automated Manufacturers Process 5
Global Commerce Initiative
The Global Individual Asset Identifier is the GS1 Identification Key used in a diverse range of business applications ranging from tracking to recording the life cycle of the history of aircraft parts. It is assigned by the owner of the of the asst and may be bar coded using Application Identifier (8004)
Global Location Number, a globally unique number assigned by companies based on their GS1 prefix for use in EDI, and for numbering legal, functional, and physical entities.
Gross Margin Return on Inventory Investment is a ratio in microeconomics that describes a seller’s income on every dollar spent (sales units divided by average inventory units equals gross margin divided by average inventory costs).
Global Return Asset Identifier is the GS1 Identification Key for types of reusable package or transport equipment that are considered an asset. It is used to enable tracking as well as recording of all relevant data associated with the individual asset
or asset type. The GRAI is assigned for the lifetime of the asset and may be barcoded using Application Identifier (8003).
GS1 Identification Keys
The GS1 Identification Keys include a variety of methods of identification. The GS1 ID keys are GTIN, GLN, SSCC, GIAI, GRAI, GSRN, and GDTI.
A prefix assigned by GS1 Member Organizations and used to create certain GS1 ID keys such as GTINs and GLNs.
Goods and Services Tax
Global Trade Item Number
Health Level 7 (International standard for transfer of clinical and admin data via software
Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure is a widely used communications protocol for secure communication over the internet.
Industrial and Financial System 10 (usually a part of an ERP?)
Originally an acronym for Innovit’s Intelligent Catalog Engine, now it is the name used to describe Innovit’s family of data management tools including applications for product data, customer data and master data
In-Vitro Diagnostic Device
In-Vitro Diagnostic Regulations
Master Data is data about business entities such as customers or products about which there is an agreed-upon view across the organization.
Medical Device Consultation Group
Master Data Management, the management of all business reference information within an organization.
Medical Device Regulation
Master Data Synchronization – the timely and auditable distribution of certified standardized Master Data from a data source to a final data recipient of this information. The synchronization process is also known as Master Data Alignment process.
Metadata is a term used in data warehousing and data integration initiatives to refer to the data schema- that is, the structure and definitions of the types of data in a database.
Manufacturer Incident Report
Retailers require Material Safety Data Sheets to provide to customers and contain information regarding handling, using, and storing hazardous goods including toxicity.
National Medical Products Administration is the Chinese agency for regulating drugs and medical devices.
The data sourced, through its home data pool /solution provider, send an electronic notice to the subscriber when a valid event occurs. This is based on the subscription profile. (Neutral or price attribute changes).
Product Information Management is the management of all information related to a product. Also referred to as product data management and product catalog management.
Product Lifecycle Management
EDI EANcom product price catalog message used to communicate to EANnet
Periodic Summary Report
Periodic Safety Update Report
Regulatory Information Management
Supply Chain Management is the integrated management of the flow of physical
goods and associated information, from raw materials sourcing to delivery of finished
products to consumers. Part of ECR philosophy.
Search / Browse
This provides data visibility according to the user’s permission and certain criteria such as Categories, GTIN, GLN, and target market, as well as other criteria. Data Pools provide this visibility in the framework of the GCI inter-operable network.
Single Identification Number
Serious Incident Report
Single Registration Number
Single Object Access Protocol for extensible markup language
System/Procedure Pack Producer
Therapeutic Goods Administration (an Australian Regulatory Authority)
Uniform Code Council currently known as GS1 US, based in the U.S. is a membership organization of GS1 Global.
Unique Device Identification
Unique Device Identification-Device Identifier
Universal Standard Products and Services Classification code is an open global standard for classifying products and services.
A series of value-added process activities that incorporate demand creation & management. An extension of supply chain management philosophy.
Vendor Master Data Management
A sequence of concatenated steps with a defined process
Extensible Markup Language
Schema Definition for XML