Product Data Optimization

We are US based experts in product data transformations, data governance solutions for product information and strategic planning for eCommerce, PIM and MDM initiatives.



Founded in 2010, IDA is a product data consulting firm with expertise in Product Information Management (PIM) and eCommerce optimization.  IDA helps clients define and fill new data structures using proven data optimization methodologies and rigorous data quality assurance. Our 20+ virtual team members include Project Managers, Data Architects, Taxonomists, Data Analysts and Developers.  Headquartered in Chicago, our team has a nationwide presence with locations in Pennsylvania, Illinois, Texas and California.


Past projects include:


  • Master hierarchy & schema design

  • eCommerce hierarchy & attribute development

  • PIM / MDM platform evaluation

  • Data modeling & technical requirements documentation

  • Attribute value population and normalization for over 1 million SKUs

  • 2-Tiered item entity model implementation & change management

  • Data governance implementation & item onboarding optimization

  • Data mappings for product syndication

  • Data audit & training services

Contact us today to learn more about how our services can help your data transformation.



IDA team members, tools, and methodologies drive complex data transformations,
while maintaining organizational consensus across diverse stakeholders.

PIM & eCommerce Strategy

  • Requirements Documentation

  • Technology Selection

  • Data Optimization

  • Search & Navigation Optimization

Product Data Management

  • ​Data Governance

  • Product Classification

  • Style Guidelines

  • Data Fill & Normalization

Taxonomy Development

  • ​Hierarchy Design

  • Attribute Schema Design

  • Taxonomy Testing & Analytics

  • Taxonomy Training


Sr. Developer with Professional Rust Experience

IDA is seeking applicants for a Rust developer position. Our developers build and improve our proprietary product information management application, which is used by our services team of analysts to implement information architecture solutions for clients. Desired qualifications include professional experience as a Ruby web developer, full-stack development experience and a genuine interest in all layers of software technology to support taxonomy, metadata and information architecture.




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4041 N. Milwaukee, Suite 301, Chicago, IL 60641, US

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