Whether you are an automobile manufacturer, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or an aftermarket parts supplier, you’re dealing with vast numbers of parts for many different vehicles and brands. These high volumes of information have been typically stored and managed by different systems and departments, resulting in data inconsistencies, producing errors and ultimately slowing your business down.

Stibo Systems’ Master Data Management platform, STEP, delivers the functionality you need to maintain a reliable central repository, establish needed governance and accurately links enterprise data to give your business users information they can trust.

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A single, consistent view
of all your data

Working without centralized product, distributor and customer information reduces productivity, increases costs and leaves you vulnerable to errors. By gathering and integrating both internal and external enterprise data to a single location you can:

  • Improve productivity through efficient use of resources
  • Reduce the risk of data inconsistencies
  • Provide accurate and up-to-date content to all channels
  • Deliver uniform branding

Launch products faster

Reducing time-to-market requires up-to-date and accurate information and reliable processes you can trust.

  • On-board and integrate data from multiple systems
  • Handle versioning, attributes and hierarchies
  • Share accurate and secure information by using streamlined operational models
  • Enhance your processes via comprehensive workflows and automation tools


Reduce risks and ensure compliance

Adhering to industry standards streamlines your operations and improves collaboration with your business partners. In the event of major issues, such as announcing product recalls, having access to reliable and accurate information is necessary.

  • Manage and update information appropriately across all channels limiting impact on your brand and customer loyalty while also reducing costs
  • Traceability and change history is available for all your enterprise data
  • Incorporate and comply with industry standards such as PIES, ACES, TecDoC and NAPA


Enrich your products

Delivering accurate and consistent information about your products to distributors and customers is not only beneficial, it is expected. Furthermore, you need to provide useful and relevant information to your global audience.

  • Link data with digital assets to provide highly personalized content
  • Deliver accurate and relevant information for your global partners and customers

Gain visibility across your organization

Maintaining complete visibility, from operational information to customer data is critical. To keep track of all this information so you can use it to drive successful business outcomes and adapt to change you can:

  • Use customizable dashboards and reports to allow you to keep track and analyze key data
  • Create and maintain accurate, timely and rich single views of customers across all channels and lines of business
  • Improve inventory forecasting based on accurate analysis and reports

Get your facts straight on managing automotive data

Learn the most effective way to manage large amounts of data from automotive suppliers, distributors, partners and customers

A quick intro to MDM for automotive companies


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case study


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